Press Releases

Tha Gàidhlig ga Bruidhinn an Seo

Apr 21, 2015 12:08 BST VisitScotland Tha VisitScotland a’ foillseachadh an dealais gu seann chànan nan Ceilteach le cuideam ùr ga chur air tachartasan is gnothachasan turasachd

Apr 21, 2015 12:05 BST Buzz Records FRESH from a triumphant USA tour and showcases at the renowned SxSW (South by South West) festival Scottish troubadour Dave Arcari hits the road with a series of Scottish and UK dates. Arcari kicks off the home turf shows with a gig at The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh on Thursday 23 April and follows with a headline show at King Tut’s, Glasgow on Saturday 25 April.

Gaelic Spoken Here

Apr 21, 2015 12:01 BST VisitScotland Tourism businesses and members with an interest in promoting the use of Gaelic have until Friday 8 May to have their say on VisitScotland’s updated Gaelic Language Plan.

Fife in the driving seat

Apr 21, 2015 09:44 BST VisitScotland Members of an award-winning events agency have enjoyed a high-octane tour of the Kingdom.

Google Shine on Nessie

Apr 21, 2015 00:05 BST VisitScotland Global search engine hunts for monster with help from local ‘Meet the Scots’ ambassador

Miss AfroAsia UK 2015

Apr 19, 2015 03:17 BST AfroAsia Week AfroAsia Week is registered non profit organisation that delivers a yearly community event to showcase business, fashion, food and culture from the continents of Africa and Asia including community awards in Great Britain and community work to improve literacy, sociocultural cohesion and strengthen the community.

Legion Scotland hosts Centenary Gallipolo event at Edinburgh Castle

Apr 17, 2015 12:53 BST VisitScotland Scotland’s biggest membership veterans charity will host a commemorative event at Edinburgh Castle on Saturday 25 April.

Apr 17, 2015 12:50 BST Allianz Insurance New research from Allianz Insurance has found that it takes, on average, eight months for victims of burglary to feel safe in their home again following the incident. Only 45 per cent return to feeling 100 per cent safe in their home all the time. Surprisingly, one in 10 has resorted to moving house after a burglary.

UKITA member EPX celebrates ten years of trading

Apr 16, 2015 17:11 BST UK IT Association Two young entrepreneurs, who first met at University, celebrated their first decade in business last week. It was while studying IT at Staffordshire University that Dan, 30, first met co-director Mark Pennington, also 30, at a local student club night.

Getting into the Spirit of Adventure…  Whisky Month events create an appetite for exploring Scotland

Apr 16, 2015 16:48 BST VisitScotland It’s known as the ‘water of life’, it’s a cultural icon, has David Beckham as a fan, and sometimes only a wee dram will do - whisky is as much a part of the Scottish landscape as golf, Shetland ponies and tartan bagpipes.