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"The latest international visitor figures for the 12 months to the end of June 2017 are very encouraging and should offer confidence to the industry that we can continue to perform successfully as Scotland's main economic driver. Importantly, this growth has helped to counter the decline in domestic visits and spend over the same period. The significant rise in overseas visitors from North America can be attributed to the favourable exchange rate and Scotland being perceived as a safe and welcoming destination.

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Geotourist is the company behind the free GPS-based walking trail app and platform and they're going for gold in Scotland. Following a hugely successful Scottish Tourism Week, the team behind Geotourist signed up with the Scottish Tourism Alliance as a Gold Patron. Bowled over by the energy and desire to deliver a vibrant tourism economy and with a clear agenda on driving digital forward, Geotourist have shifted their UK focus to Scotland.

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