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National Park reflects on first four months of camping byelaws

The Park Authority has welcomed the positive response from campers so far and is taking proactive steps to address any teething issues. Continue reading

Bidfood serves up Scotland's first hospitality hub for the food and drink sector

Bidfood Scotland has opened its doors to a brand new, purpose built hospitality hub in Larbert, which will serve as the first of its. Continue reading


Scottish Thistle Awards celebrates 'silver' birthday as nomination deadline looms Continue reading

Low Pay Commission Consultation - Closing 7th of July 2017

The Low Pay Commission are seeking evidence of the impact of the most recent increases to inform thinking about future upratings,. Continue reading

Tourism & Hospitality: The Growing Cost of Doing Business' (your input is needed)

​At the STA Conference in March, we announced that that the STA would be conducting a piece of research to gain a clearer insight. Continue reading

2017 General Election Result in Scotland

Read Grayling's analysis of the result of the General Election in Scotland. Continue reading

Draft National Park Partnership Plan consultation update

Reminder from Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority about the closing date of the consultation on the National Park. Continue reading

General Election 2017 - Breakfast Bulletin

Read Grayling's breakfast bulletin of last night's election results. Continue reading

TCMO presents The Digital Marketing for Business Certificate

Digital marketing for the tourism, hospitality and leisure industry is becoming increasingly complex. Managers and Business Owners. Continue reading

SNP Manifesto: Tourism and Hospitality – key points to note

Read the key points on Scotland's tourism industry from the SNP manifesto for the 2017 General Election. Continue reading

Colliers International Scotland Hotel Market Index

The Scotland Hotel Market Index (ScotlandHMI) is an innovative market tracking index that analyses nine key performance indicators. Continue reading


Obama visit could drive golf tourism boost says VisitScotland Continue reading

Caledonian MacBrayne shortlisted six times in five categories at Marketing Star Awards

Judges on the panel for the Marketing Star Awards have selected Caledonian MacBrayne, together with the agencies it worked with, for. Continue reading

Essential Skills for Aspiring Managers Workshop - Discount for STA members

TCMO and STA have partnered to deliver a professional and cost effective series of training workshops and coaching. Continue reading

​VisitScotland Chief Executive hails latest visitor numbers

VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead, responds to the release of the quarterly (Q4 2016) International Passenger Survey. Continue reading

Golf Day Success for Springboard in Scotland

Over 20 teams competed at Springboard's annual Scottish Golf Day, where £2,450 was raised for The Springboard Charity. Continue reading


UK Inbound's manifesto for the tourism industry. Continue reading


Scotland's Airline, Loganair is reporting bumper bookings for its Summer 2017 schedule, indicating a clear trend towards people. Continue reading

STA Board - Vacancies

Closing Friday 16th June 2017. Tourism is acknowledged by the Scottish Government as being "Scotland's most important industry". Continue reading

Locations galore!

New VisitScotland map highlights whisky movie's sites Continue reading