Press Releases

Get snapping stunning Scotland

Oct 15, 2014 14:27 BST VisitScotland Entries are now open for the first ever Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year competition.

Sir Walter's words around Waverley

Oct 14, 2014 09:34 BST VisitScotland Edinburgh’s Waverley Station - the only railway station in the world named after a novel - will be awash with the wit and wisdom of the writer of that book, Sir Walter Scott, with the launch of a new campaign.

Scotland set to steal the show in Las Vegas

Oct 13, 2014 16:35 BST VisitScotland VisitScotland will this week lead a delegation of 15 Scottish partners at one of the biggest MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) events in the world.

MTV to declare Ozzy Osbourne 'Global Icon' at The 2014 MTV EMA

Oct 13, 2014 14:15 BST VisitScotland British rock legend to receive the global icon award at the MTV EMA on 9 November

Classic Tracks!

Oct 09, 2014 16:51 BST VisitScotland Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) helps VisitScotland promote London to Edinburgh rail links in new campaign

Rosslyn Chapel named five-star c-attraction

Oct 09, 2014 16:06 BST VisitScotland William the Chapel Cat – a familiar face to thousands of visitors to Rosslyn Chapel in Midlothian – has accepted a five-star VisitScotland award on behalf of the world-famous c-attraction.

Hitachi Rail Europe to provide new trains for Abellio franchise in Scotland

Oct 09, 2014 16:00 BST Hitachi Rail Europe Hitachi Rail Europe is delighted that Transport Scotland has announced its intention to award Abellio the new ScotRail franchise. The Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP) will be a crucial part of the new franchise, and Abellio has confirmed that Hitachi Rail Europe is its preferred supplier of new rolling stock for the programme, subject to successful conclusion of negotiations.

What’s the story with Katie Morag?

Oct 09, 2014 15:51 BST VisitScotland Island tourism hope from TV series

VisitScotland Awards Trump Hotel 5 Star Status

Oct 09, 2014 14:49 BST VisitScotland MacLeod House & Lodge, Donald J. Trump’s new luxury 19 bedroom hotel at Trump International Golf Links, Scotland has been awarded five-star hotel status by VisitScotland.

VisitScotland Chief Executive: “It has been a pleasure and an honour to welcome the world in 2014.”

Oct 09, 2014 10:48 BST 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.