Press Releases

There's no place like home

Aug 26, 2014 14:02 BST VisitScotland Events in the South of Scotland attract biggest-ever crowds as Homecoming 2014 pulls in record attendances.

Driving home bookings

Aug 26, 2014 00:01 BST VisitScotland Scottish golf courses, tour operators and hotels are already feeling the benefit of enhanced focus on golf with up to 87% increases in advance bookings.

Thule Launch New Products and Presents their Full Range of Bike Products at the Eurobike Show in Friedrichshafen, Germany, August 27 – August 30, 2014

Aug 25, 2014 09:00 BST Thule Group Over the last couple of years, Thule has launched a number of new products in different categories, all making it easier for people to live an active life. At this year’s Eurobike show in Fredrichshafen, Germany, Thule presents the product range for bikes, including some exciting new additions to their product line.

Aug 23, 2014 12:45 BST AL Jazeera Almost 30 years ago a medical researcher for the World Health Organization was killed by Sudan's intelligence service for suspecting of being an Israeli spy, a charge both his family and the Israeli government denies. Until today his body was never recovered and the government of Sudan denies any involvement and its security service refuses to comment.

Nicky Campbell to appear at Who Do You Think You Are? Live Scotland

Aug 21, 2014 14:22 BST VisitScotland Event coming to Scotland for the first time from 29-30 August as part of the Year of Homecoming celebrations.

Hungry to know the science behind the food you eat?

Aug 21, 2014 14:13 BST VisitScotland Science is on the menu at Dundee Flower and Food Festival thanks to a boost of £4,000 from the Homecoming Scotland 2014 Food and Drink Fund.

Dr James Logan takes on the Bupa Great North Run for stroke

Aug 21, 2014 11:23 BST Stroke Association Dr James Logan, TV presenter of Embarrassing Bodies, will hit the streets of Newcastle on 7 September, when he tackles the Great North Run for the Stroke Association.

Staying out for the summer

Aug 21, 2014 00:01 BST VisitScotland VisitBritain research shows, in Q3 of 2013, Scotland welcomed its highest number of overseas holiday visits for seven years, spending more in the country than any previous summer on record.

Putting the best paw forward to head to Scotland

Aug 20, 2014 16:16 BST VisitScotland World Sheepdog Trials 2014 lead the way to the Highlands…

Enjoy the best of the Caribbean and Cuba with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Aug 20, 2014 14:56 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines The first port of call is Funchal, on the ‘Garden Island’ of Madeira, before Balmoral heads across the Atlantic to Bridgetown, Barbados. Situated on the island’s only natural harbour, this paradise offers a plethora of stunning white sandy beaches and clear blue seas for sunshine and relaxation; guests can also take a tour to the very special natural phenomenon of Harrison’s Cave, formed from ...