Press Releases

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.

MTV EMA seated tickets to go on sale via public ballot

Oct 08, 2014 13:53 BST VisitScotland The 2014 MTV EMA will be broadcast from The SSE Hydro, Glasgow at 9pm, Sunday 9 November.

A joust cause

Oct 08, 2014 13:44 BST VisitScotland Knights on horseback will be taking on scientists and New Year revellers in the 2014 Scottish Thistle Awards.

Take an ‘Artistic City Break’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in Autumn 2014

Oct 08, 2014 13:42 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is giving guests the perfect opportunity to visit three cultural European cities – Oslo (Norway), Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and Antwerp (Belgium) – with Balmoral's ten-night L1416 'European Cities & Waterways' cruise, departing from Southampton on 24th October 2014 – all from just £79 per person, per night*.

Tasting Our Best in Elgin

Oct 08, 2014 12:44 BST VisitScotland Five-star attraction receives Taste Our Best Award

Winter is Coming!

Oct 08, 2014 09:05 BST VisitScotland Scotland’s newest snowsports festival is set to take place on 18 and 19 October at Scotland’s dry slopes.

Business travellers back Virgin Trains

Oct 07, 2014 16:15 BST Virgin Trains Readers of Business Traveller magazine have named Virgin Trains as their favourite UK rail operator for the eighth year in a row.

Friday night is Bury Light Night!

Oct 07, 2014 14:07 BST Bury Council The countdown is well and truly on for the fourth annual family fun extravaganza that is Bury Light Night – on Friday 10 October.

Mr Smith goes to VisitScotland

Oct 07, 2014 13:00 BST VisitScotland New Director of Marketing set to ensure tourism is “dynamic and valuable” to Scotland