Press Releases

£40,000 boost for accessible tourism

Jan 16, 2015 00:01 GMT VisitScotland Tourism Minister Fergus Ewing has announced an additional £40,000 for VisitScotland to boost the promotion of the country as an accessible tourism destination.

High Five (hundred)

Jan 15, 2015 13:37 GMT VisitScotland Unicorn Inn receives 500th Taste Our Best award

"2014 captured imagination of millions"

Jan 15, 2015 11:21 GMT VisitScotland ​VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead 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.

Six months to go until IPC Swimming World Championships

Jan 14, 2015 09:41 GMT VisitScotland IPC Swimming released the provisional competition schedule for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships on Tuesday (13 January), to celebrate six months to go until 650 of the world’s best swimmers converge on Glasgow, Great Britain.

Five star drive!

Jan 12, 2015 13:04 GMT VisitScotland Perthshire attraction receives top award from VisitScotland

Snow time like the present to experience Scotland’s skiing and snowboarding resorts

Jan 12, 2015 09:00 GMT VisitScotland This winter is bursting with brilliant moments on Scotland’s mountain slopes and now is the time to get out there and experience the beauty of the mountain ranges in the snow.

Perfect Burns Supper just a wee mouse click away!

Jan 09, 2015 13:01 GMT VisitScotland VisitScotland targeting online Robert Burns audience

Home run!

Jan 07, 2015 11:07 GMT VisitScotland Homecoming Scotland 2014 events top over 2 million attendances

Gie her a haggis!

Jan 06, 2015 10:03 GMT VisitScotland As Scotland’s Year of Food & Drink begins, what better way to kick off the year than by celebrating Scotland’s national Bard and food with a Burns Night supper? Scots all over the world will be enjoying their own brilliant moments and raising a glass on Sunday 25 January, a night dedicated to the poet and pride of place on many tables will be a humble Haggis.

Enjoy a taste of Scottish snowdrops in 2015

Jan 06, 2015 09:57 GMT VisitScotland The much-loved Scottish Snowdrop festival returns to gardens throughout the country between 31 January and 15 March 2015, with hundreds of varieties of rare and beautiful snowdrops popping up to create stunning displays that celebrate the approach of spring.