Press Releases

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 ...

Teeing up a strong golfing future

Aug 20, 2014 13:57 BST VisitScotland Statement from Mike Cantlay, Chairman of VisitScotland, following today's Scottish golf announcements.

All aboard!

Aug 20, 2014 13:09 BST VisitScotland Trains will be operational on the Borders Railway from September 6, 2015, the First Minister Alex Salmond announced today (Wednesday, August 20).

Raising the bar!

Aug 20, 2014 11:19 BST VisitScotland A Quality Assurance award scheme, designed to promote the use of Scottish produce, could see the country’s pubs and bars attracting more customers.


Aug 20, 2014 11:17 BST Allianz Insurance Allianz is giving competition winners, Mollie Aspinall and Zachary Henderson, the opportunity to attend the sixth Allianz Junior Football Camp, which will be held in Munich from 20-25 August.