Press Releases

The Mighty Mekong

Nov 07, 2014 11:35 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Follow in the footsteps (or more appropriately, the wake) of TV presenter, Sue Perkins as she meanders down the mighty Mekong River unravelling fascinating stories as she goes – 8 p.m. BBC 2 Sunday 9 November.

Nov 07, 2014 09:56 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council Monday, 3rd November 2014 saw the East Staffordshire Borough Council Sports Development MARS Just Play Centre start up again.

£Billions Of Holiday Entitlement Lost Each Year

Nov 07, 2014 00:00 GMT Post Office Media But Employees Can Make Sterling Work Harder For Leftover Holiday By Avoiding Christmas Getaways • Post Office Travel Money research shows £5.37bn of paid leave is unclaimed annually • Around half of UK employees lose an average of six days paid holiday a year

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Black Watch, Braemar and Balmoral to undergo refurbishment at Hamburg’s Blohm+Voss in November and December 2014

Nov 06, 2014 18:17 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ three ships Black Watch, Braemar and Balmoral are all due to enter dry dock at the Blohm+Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany in November and December 2014, in preparation for the forthcoming 2015/16 cruise season. This is the first time that so many Fred. Olsen ships have undergone refurbishment within such short succession.

First bio-flights in Norway

Nov 06, 2014 12:10 GMT Avinor

Kelpies hit the road

Nov 06, 2014 10:06 GMT VisitScotland The iconic Kelpies will soon become a regular sight across Falkirk and beyond as part of an eye-catching new design on First Bluebird buses.

Norwegian reports continued rise in passenger figures and solid load factor

Nov 06, 2014 07:00 GMT Norwegian Norwegian’s passenger growth continued in October. The company carried more than 2.2 million passengers this month, an increase of 15 percent compared to the same month previous year. The load factor was 81.6 percent, up 2.3 percentage points.

VisitScotland plugs into MTV generation

Nov 05, 2014 11:43 GMT VisitScotland The MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) will act as a catalyst in attracting a new generation of cultural tourists to Scotland, it was announced today. The event, secured by a partnership between VisitScotland’s events directorate EventScotland and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau (GCMB) is one of the world’s biggest cultural events.

Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions Annual Conference – ‘Game Changer’

Nov 04, 2014 18:00 GMT VisitScotland ASVA will be holding its annual two-day Autumn Conference at The Crieff Hydro Hotel in Perthshire from 13th – 14th November 2013.

Enjoy a ferry Merry Christmas with Stena Line

Nov 04, 2014 14:38 GMT Stena Line SANTA Claus will be swapping his reindeer for the Superfast ships on the Irish Sea this festive season as he joins leading ferry company Stena Line on their Santa at Sea weekend cruises.