Press Releases


Nov 20, 2015 15:32 GMT Virgin Trains East Coast Ten festive designs, created by children from around Great Britain, are in with a chance to transform two Virgin Trains this December after being shortlisted in the train operator’s nationwide search for a Christmas Train design.

A galaxy of Scottish stars

Nov 20, 2015 13:53 GMT VisitScotland A galaxy of Scottish stars have come together in a glossy new coffee-table book, celebrating their homeland in words and pictures.

A Taste for Tourism in the Highlands

Nov 20, 2015 12:16 GMT VisitScotland ​The importance of Scotland’s natural larder and having a taste for tourism were amongst the themes at the Highland Tourism Conference this week.


Nov 20, 2015 11:57 GMT Virgin Trains East Coast Computer software developers from across the world are taking over some of Virgin’s train carriages this weekend to crack some of the industry’s testiest problems and find ways of making the customer experience even more rewarding.

'Berth' of a new era for Scottish marine tourism

Nov 20, 2015 09:58 GMT VisitScotland ​An action plan to boost the value of Scotland’s marine tourism industry by nearly £100 million is being launched today (Friday 20 November 2015).

What’s new in Scotland for 2016?

Nov 20, 2015 09:39 GMT VisitScotland Check out VisitScotland’s annual update on everything to see, do and look forward to in Scotland in the next 12 months.

Keith Grammar School inspection report

Nov 20, 2015 07:53 GMT Moray Council Difficulties in filling teaching posts and changes in staffing at a Moray secondary school have hindered progress in raising pupils’ attainment, according to Education Scotland inspectors

Glasgow is named a 'Best of The World' destination

Nov 19, 2015 15:48 GMT VisitScotland Glasgow has been listed as one of National Geographic Traveler’s ‘Best of The World’ destinations for 2016 ; it features in the renowned global travel magazine’s highly-anticipated fifth annual list of its top 20 global ‘must visit’ destinations. National Geographic Traveler has described the city as ‘one of the most exciting in the world right now’.

State Secretary to discuss the Swedish crisis management system with 4C Strategies

Nov 19, 2015 13:29 GMT 4C Strategies Swedish State Secretary, Ann Linde, will meet with 4C Strategies on 23rd November to discuss the Swedish crisis management system. The Secretary of State has shown interest in the company's journey from the Swedish market to becoming a major global player with both the United Nations (UNDP) and NATO on its client list.