Press Releases

Thundering Hooves 2.0 launched

May 21, 2015 13:03 BST VisitScotland Major new study sets out a 10 year strategy to sustain and strengthen Edinburgh's world leading festival city status

​Virgin Trains East Coast to operate a limited service during rail strike – 25/26 May 2015

May 21, 2015 10:45 BST Virgin Trains East Coast ​Virgin Trains East Coast to operate a limited service during rail strike – 25/26 May 2015 -Revised timetable now published-

ALLIANZ HIRES MARKETING MANAGER

May 21, 2015 10:30 BST Allianz Insurance ​Allianz Retail has appointed Adam O’Brien to the position of consumer marketing manager.

Keeping up with the Jones’ (or the Kardashians) - made easy!

May 20, 2015 16:57 BST Thirty 30 Media When people asked Gerry and Judy Kennedy how they create stylish, effortless Italian interiors in their stunning home, they only utter one word – Scossa. Those in the know have been visiting Scossa year after year to call upon the guidance of owners Lee Stevenson and Helen Pendlebury to keep one step ahead of their neighbours.

They came, they saw, we prospered

May 20, 2015 10:53 BST VisitScotland VisitScotland Chairman Mike Cantlay 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. He said:

SelfieJobs launching in UK after success in Nordics and Germany. Spices up jobsearch with video pitch and Tinder style swipes.

May 20, 2015 09:07 BST SelfieJobs Europe AB ​Apply with a simple ‘like’ and short video pitch in a similar fashion to Tinder. Starting today SelfieJobs is available for jobseekers and companies in UK following success in Germany and Nordics. This means that UK citizens can now apply for jobs across UK and Europe.

66% OF BUSINESSES ARE NOT AWARE OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS INSURANCE

May 19, 2015 08:30 BST Allianz Insurance Two thirds of small and medium business leaders are not aware of what Directors & Officers Insurance is, according to new research by Allianz Insurance.

Scotland up for 'Best Cinematic Destination' title

May 18, 2015 11:35 BST VisitScotland ​Scotland is in the running for the prestigious title of Best Cinematic Destination in an online poll being run by one of America’s biggest newspapers.

ALLIANZ CONTINUES TO DELIVER AGAINST ITS STRATEGIC GROWTH TARGETS

May 18, 2015 10:20 BST Allianz Insurance Business Highlights: • GWP up 5% over the same period last year • Combined Ratio at an excellent 97.7% • New business growth in Commercial Mid-Corporate • Strong customer growth across Retail

Outlander fans can't mask delight

May 16, 2015 10:17 BST VisitScotland Hundreds of Outlander fans from around the world have descended on Scotland to visit sites featured in the hit US television series.