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Tourism Strategy Annual Report 2017 launched at Scottish Parliamentary Reception

Tourism Scotland 2020 (TS2020) is overseen by the Tourism Leadership Group, a partnership of public and private sector, and supported. Continue reading

New raft of funding for marine tourism

Three public agencies have joined forces to establish Scotland as a top global destination for sailing. Continue reading

​Scottish Tourism Alliance responds to publication of latest tourism figures

"The latest visitor figures for Q3 (July – Sep) are very encouraging and this should offer confidence to the industry that we. Continue reading

VisitScotland Chief Executive hails "unparalleled growth" in tourism from North America

​VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead, responds to the release of the quarterly (Q3 2016) International Passenger Survey. Continue reading

​Think Ancestors | Selling your ancestral story

Visitors in search of their family connections in Scotland are highly motivated, and research shows they stay longer, they spend more. Continue reading

Tourism is just the job

The number of people working in Scottish tourism has gone up by 11 per cent, according to newly analysed employment data*. Continue reading

Tourism on the road to £16bn investment

- National Tourism Development Framework supports growth by 2020 - £8 billion earmarked for national and local transport projects. Continue reading

​New research shows Scotland's sailing sector set to benefit from £36.9 million

Scotland's £130 million sailing tourism economy is set to grow by as much as 28% in the next seven years, according to new published. Continue reading

UK PLC: New figures reveal overseas visitors to heritage are driving the UK's tourism economy

A new report from Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) shows that overseas visitors to the UK's cultural, historic and natural heritage. Continue reading

New industry campaign invites tourism businesses to consider 'The Big Five Questions'

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30 Sep 2016

​A new campaign which supports tourism businesses in delivering the sector's ambition to grow by £1bn by 2020 has launched. Continue reading

Awakening the Giant

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03 Aug 2016

Launched in March 2015 the Marine Tourism Strategy- Awakening the Giant looks to build on the tremendous assets Scotland has for tourism. Continue reading

Scottish Tourism Alliance response to Cabinet appointments

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19 May 2016

The Scottish Tourism Alliance would like to congratulate Fiona Hyslop on the appointment to the Cabinet as Secretary for Culture,. Continue reading

Press Release: Publication of Tourism Strategy Mid-term Review

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17 May 2016

Collaboration and a call to focus on growth priorities are two of the key findings which will be announced to industry today as tourism. Continue reading

Year of History Heritage and Archaeology 2017 Signature Events Programme Fund – Guidance Notes

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16 May 2016

​2017 has been designated the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, a year that will celebrate our country's unique history. Continue reading

Scottish Tourism Alliance Response to the election results

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06 May 2016

​The Scottish Tourism Alliance has enjoyed a productive working relationship with the SNP Government to evolve tourism related policy. Continue reading

Scottish Marine Tourism and Recreation expenditure accounts for £3.7 billion

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02 May 2016

Scottish Marine Tourism and Recreation expenditure accounts for £3.7 billion Continue reading

Press release: New heritage tourism action plan launched ahead of 2017 Focus Year

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27 Apr 2016

A new action plan to deliver Scotland's heritage tourism strategy 'People Make Heritage – Heritage Tourism 2020' has. Continue reading

National Strategy – Mid Term Review 2016

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23 Mar 2016

​The national tourism strategy, Tourism Scotland 2020 was launched in June 2012, with an ambition to grow visitor spend by £1bn. Continue reading

Marine Tourism Success

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23 Mar 2016

Expenditure in Scotland amounts to £3.7 billion. Continue reading