Press Releases

Scandic to build new hotel at Norway’s biggest exhibition center in Lilleström

May 06, 2015 07:00 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordic countries, will open a new hotel in 2018 – Scandic Portalen – at Norway’s largest congress center, Norway Trade Fairs, in Lilleström. Lilleström is one of Norway’s most important hubs for business travel and the only stop on the train line between the airport and Oslo Central Station.

Rise in visits to Scotland’s main tourist attractions

May 05, 2015 16:43 BST VisitScotland Visits to Scotland’s main tourist attractions increased by 1.7 million last year, according to new research conducted by Glasgow Caledonian University’s (GCU) Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism Business Development.

Set sail from Southampton on a relaxing Braemar ‘River Cruise’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2016

May 05, 2015 11:49 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines From May to Nov 2016 Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 929-guest ship Braemar will – for the first time ever – be based in Southampton for a six-month cruise season. Due to Braemar’s shorter and shallower draft, Fred. Olsen is able to offer a series of ‘River Cruises’ in 2016 to destinations including Seville in Spain and Rouen in France, where the ship can cruise right into the heart of destinations.

A taste of Lanarkshire!

May 05, 2015 11:47 BST VisitScotland Scotland’s Year of Food & Drink serves up ingredients for success

You'll have had yer tea?

May 05, 2015 10:22 BST VisitScotland National appeal to uncover the ultimate ‘Treasured Tastes’ of the Scottish people launched by celebrated chef

Qatar Airways' flights from Edinburgh increase to a daily scheduled service

May 05, 2015 09:34 BST VisitScotland Qatar Airways adds two additional frequencies, expanding the Edinburgh-Doha service to a seven-day-per-week operation

Preston Station treated to splash of style as Best of Britannia heads North

May 05, 2015 08:00 BST Virgin Trains Preston Station will be treated to a splash of style next week as the city plays host to a major UK brand exhibition. Virgin Trains, which manages the station, is partnering with Best of Britannia to give station users a taste of the iconic and upcoming designs featuring in the show.

Legend Press Launches ‘Take a Legend Home’ Campaign with Virgin

May 01, 2015 17:00 BST Virgin Trains The second promotion the award-winning independent publisher has run with Virgin will include themed promotions at Virgin Trains’ stations, giveaways and a social media competition to win a signed book by Virgin founder Richard Branson.

Tasty opportunity for tourism

Apr 29, 2015 14:19 BST VisitScotland Dumfries & Galloway tourism businesses learn the recipe for success in the Year of Food & Drink

Perthshire is calling me, now I’m going home!

Apr 29, 2015 13:16 BST VisitScotland Dougie MacLean opens state-of-the-art new VisitScotland Information Centre