Press Releases

Hammer time!

Jul 18, 2014 13:52 BST VisitScotland Ever wondered who holds the world record for haggis hurling? Or which Highland games can lay claim to the biggest bowl of porridge? To answer these and many other fundamental questions, VisitScotland has produced its first ever Highland games guide, which details 72 events taking place throughout the country between June and September 2014.

Wake up, Londoners - come to Scotland’s capital on The Caledonian Sleeper!

Jul 18, 2014 13:51 BST VisitScotland Train links promoted in ‘magic’ tourism and travel campaign

Local B&B receives ‘Gold’ for service

Jul 18, 2014 13:49 BST VisitScotland A Clackmannanshire Bed and Breakfast has been awarded the highest possible tourism accolade by VisitScotland.


Jul 18, 2014 13:15 BST VisitScotland Visitor Attractions gear up to welcome the world as Games countdown continues.

Grow for it

Jul 18, 2014 13:12 BST VisitScotland VisitScotland announces £100,000 Food & Drink Growth Fund.

Highlands set to welcome the world

Jul 17, 2014 17:06 BST VisitScotland From sheepdogs to star-gazing, fiddlers to fly-pasts, strong-men to sound sessions, the Highlands are getting ready to take centre stage during September and October with a two-month long programme celebrating the Year of Homecoming.

Glasgow Tower to re-open 19 July

Jul 17, 2014 17:00 BST VisitScotland The countdown has begun to the re-opening of a unique Scottish visitor attraction. Glasgow Science Centre has announced that Glasgow Tower will reopen to the public from Saturday 19 July 2014.

Thule EasyFold 931 selected Winner as the best bike carrier in Austria’s ÖAMTC bike carrier Test 2014

Jul 17, 2014 10:41 BST Thule Group Once again, the Thule EasyFold foldable bike carrier has been chosen best in an independent test. In this year’s bike carrier test by Austria’s largest motor organization ÖAMTC the Thule EasyFold carrier again proves its leading position in the market.

Thule is increasing its environmental commitment through the membership in EOCA, European Outdoor Conservation Association

Jul 15, 2014 10:57 BST Thule Group Thule Group has actively fostered and been involved in the core values of sustainability and the environment since it was founded over 70 years ago. Through the membership in EOCA Thule increase the engagement and further cooperation with a large number of other actors in the outdoor, sports and leisure industry to preserve sensitive natural areas and ecosystems.

Jul 14, 2014 12:19 BST Media Group (EMG), parent company of, has once again been selected as one of the fastest growing and most innovative e-learning companies in Europe. The EdTech 20 ranking is organised by education technology company Edxus Group in partnership with specialist media investment advisory firm IBIS capital.