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An Outlandish challenge

VisitScotland lays down Outlander gauntlet to Scotlanders Continue reading

Calling all tourism businesses

The British Hospitality Association has predicted that the blaze will affect local restaurants, flower shops and cafes which rely. Continue reading

Too many visitors?

It's been a hot topic over the last few weeks – questions around 'do we have too many visitors?' and 'do we have. Continue reading

​Could you be one of this year's Scottish winners of the Queen's Awards?

The most prestigious business awards in the UK were first established in 1966 and since then 6,876 companies have been awarded a Queen's. Continue reading

Loganair increases Manchester-Glasgow Service to Six a Day

Loganair today (Aug 7) announced it was boosting its Manchester-Glasgow service by 50 per cent, up to six return flights a day. Continue reading


VisitScotland research reveals £1.2bn value of walking tourism. Continue reading

Scottish Tourism Alliance responds to Scotland on Sunday 'Edinburgh Tattoo chief's fury ov

The Scottish Tourism Alliance responds to Scotland on Sunday article 'Edinburgh Tattoo chief's fury over soaring costs for. Continue reading

Programme Launched to Help Scotland's Towns Reach Full Digital Potential

A Scottish Government support programme to help Scottish towns reach their full digital potential was launched today by Scotland's. Continue reading

​Scottish Government request to all hotel and accommodation providers

The STA received a letter from Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs on 26 July in relation to. Continue reading

Business events are recognised as part of Scottish Thistle Awards

Some of the country's leading business events are to be recognised as part of a prestigious tourism award scheme. Continue reading

VisitBritain consultation - Have your say on the tourism sector deal

25 Jul 2017

VisitBritain would encourage you to respond to the tourism sector deal bid consultation – they are particularly keen to hear from. Continue reading

CHECK. MATE.Lewis Chessmen become part of '25 objects that shaped Scotland's history' on Internation

VisitScotland reveals unique list for 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology Continue reading

Paisley Pride

VisitScotland welcomes UK City of Culture shortlist announcement. Continue reading

The service your customers want: Free Good to Go starter packs available

Good to Go has been developed to change the culture around leftovers and save food from the bin by giving customers an easy way to. Continue reading

Scottish Tourism Alliance responds to publication of Q1 tourism figures

The latest visitor figures for Q1 (Jan – Marc 17) are hugely encouraging and this should offer a welcome boost to the industry that. Continue reading

Digital ninjas at Senshi Digital to share daily its secrets of tourism success

Multiple award winning digital design studio, Senshi Digital, is sharing the secrets of its success in the tourism industry with a. 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

New Business Event Management MSc

The EICC and Edinburgh Napier University have launched an exciting new Master's Degree in Business Event Management (MSc), which. Continue reading

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

Citizen's Rights: Policy Paper Fact Sheet For Businesses

The government has provided a fact sheet for businesses on citizen's rights following last year's vote to leave the EU. Continue reading