Press Releases

Hitachi Rail Europe to provide new trains for Abellio franchise in Scotland

Oct 09, 2014 16:00 BST Hitachi Rail Europe Hitachi Rail Europe is delighted that Transport Scotland has announced its intention to award Abellio the new ScotRail franchise. The Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP) will be a crucial part of the new franchise, and Abellio has confirmed that Hitachi Rail Europe is its preferred supplier of new rolling stock for the programme, subject to successful conclusion of negotiations.

What’s the story with Katie Morag?

Oct 09, 2014 15:51 BST VisitScotland Island tourism hope from TV series

VisitScotland Awards Trump Hotel 5 Star Status

Oct 09, 2014 14:49 BST VisitScotland MacLeod House & Lodge, Donald J. Trump’s new luxury 19 bedroom hotel at Trump International Golf Links, Scotland has been awarded five-star hotel status by VisitScotland.

VisitScotland Chief Executive: “It has been a pleasure and an honour to welcome the world in 2014.”

Oct 09, 2014 10:48 BST VisitScotland VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead responds to the release of the quarterly International Passenger Survey (IPS) tourism statistics by the UK Office of National Statistics (ONS) and the domestic tourism statistics derived from the Great Britain Tourism Survey.

MTV EMA seated tickets to go on sale via public ballot

Oct 08, 2014 13:53 BST VisitScotland The 2014 MTV EMA will be broadcast from The SSE Hydro, Glasgow at 9pm, Sunday 9 November.


Oct 08, 2014 13:52 BST Allianz Insurance Allianz Commercial’s Andy Miller has been appointed as the Chair of the Association of Insurance Surveyors (AIS).

A joust cause

Oct 08, 2014 13:44 BST VisitScotland Knights on horseback will be taking on scientists and New Year revellers in the 2014 Scottish Thistle Awards.

Tasting Our Best in Elgin

Oct 08, 2014 12:44 BST VisitScotland Five-star attraction receives Taste Our Best Award

Winter is Coming!

Oct 08, 2014 09:05 BST VisitScotland Scotland’s newest snowsports festival is set to take place on 18 and 19 October at Scotland’s dry slopes.

Mr Smith goes to VisitScotland

Oct 07, 2014 13:00 BST VisitScotland New Director of Marketing set to ensure tourism is “dynamic and valuable” to Scotland