Press Releases

Catalonia is calling

Nov 07, 2014 13:22 GMT VisitScotland Scotland’s business tourism industry is experiencing enormous overseas demand following an unforgettable year for the country.


Nov 07, 2014 09:25 GMT Allianz Insurance Group Results Q3 2014 •Gross Written Premium £ 640.9m •IFRS Operating Profit (before tax) £117.2 m •Combined Ratio 96.9%

Nov 06, 2014 11:27 GMT UK IT Association UKITA Chair Helen Brewster is behind a Kickstarter campaign to raise £18,000 to launch an online platform to help carers plan, communicate and share the care of an unwell loved one. The innovative software solution has been developed to reduce the stress, anxiety, fatigue and geographical & social isolation when caring for someone.

Kelpies hit the road

Nov 06, 2014 10:06 GMT VisitScotland The iconic Kelpies will soon become a regular sight across Falkirk and beyond as part of an eye-catching new design on First Bluebird buses.

VisitScotland plugs into MTV generation

Nov 05, 2014 11:43 GMT VisitScotland The MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) will act as a catalyst in attracting a new generation of cultural tourists to Scotland, it was announced today. The event, secured by a partnership between VisitScotland’s events directorate EventScotland and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau (GCMB) is one of the world’s biggest cultural events.

Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions Annual Conference – ‘Game Changer’

Nov 04, 2014 18:00 GMT VisitScotland ASVA will be holding its annual two-day Autumn Conference at The Crieff Hydro Hotel in Perthshire from 13th – 14th November 2013.

New app-ortunity for Scottish tourism

Nov 04, 2014 11:31 GMT VisitScotland VisitScotland has teamed up with Habitat, a new game which sends children on real-life missions to save virtual endangered species and reduce their carbon footprint.

Scone’s Star Story

Oct 31, 2014 16:49 GMT VisitScotland

 Scotland’s top line-up continues with Christmas and Hogmanay 2014

Oct 31, 2014 14:26 GMT VisitScotland From traditional Christmas markets and winter wonderland ice rinks, to haggis hurling and one of the world’s greatest New Year celebrations, Scotland is planning its best ever Christmas and New Year celebrations as the ultimate finale to 2014.

Close encounters of the heard kind

Oct 29, 2014 17:15 GMT VisitScotland