Press Releases

Sep 04, 2014 10:29 BST Postify Innovative personal-postcard creators Postify have kickstarted their UK launch by teaming up with one of Europe’s most established flight carriers, Monarch Airlines, allowing their audience to generate customised postcards using their own photos and send them worldwide

Do you know your birdie from your bogie?

Sep 04, 2014 09:07 BST VisitScotland With The 2014 Ryder Cup just three weeks away, and the teams now announced, it’s time to get up to scratch on your golf knowledge to ensure that you don’t make a fool of yourself while chatting at the watercooler!

Norwegian reports higher passenger figures and strong load factor in August

Sep 04, 2014 07:02 BST Norwegian Norwegian carried more than 2.3 million passengers in August 2014, an increase of 19 percent compared to the same month previous year. The load factor was 83.6 percent, up 4.4 percentage points.

Emirates opens service from Oslo Airport

Sep 03, 2014 14:28 BST Oslo Lufthavn AS Norwegian travellers can now enjoy the benefits of daily flights to Dubai following the launch of Emirates’ service on Tuesday.

Food for thought

Sep 03, 2014 10:10 BST VisitScotland With the start of Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight this weekend (6 September), VisitScotland has unveiled a bespoke free toolkit to provide Scotland’s tourism businesses with the ingredients needed to attract visitors during the Year of Food and Drink in 2015.

Sep 03, 2014 09:57 BST Avinor - It is gratifying that we deliver strong financial results and at the same time is one of the world leaders in punctuality in traffic, says Dag Falk-Petersen, CEO Avinor.

Norwegian Air International Remains Confident that it Will Receive Necessary Approvals; No Impact on Existing Flights between Europe and the U.S.

Sep 02, 2014 23:01 BST Norwegian The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced today that it will require additional time to reach a decision on Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application for a foreign carrier permit to serve the U.S. from Europe. Until then, Norwegian Air Shuttle will continue to operate flights to the U.S. under its existing authority from DOT.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines commences second cruise season from Belfast with Boudicca

Sep 02, 2014 18:14 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has returned to Belfast this Summer, with Boudicca’s departure on an eight-night D1415 ‘The Greatest Fjords of Norway’ cruise. This cruise calls at Norway’s Olden, Flåm, Bergen and Lerwick on the Shetland Islands, and will return to Belfast Harbour on 6th September 2014. 880-guest Boudicca will then set sail on a 10-night D1416 ‘Sun, Souks & Sultans’ cruise.

Scotland will stop to enjoy The Ryder Cup, says VisitScotland Chairman

Sep 02, 2014 14:21 BST VisitScotland VisitScotland has welcomed the addition of home favourite Stephen Gallacher as well as Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood to the line-up for the European Team at The 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles later this month (23-28 September).

Blas Festival to showcase a wealth of International talent

Sep 02, 2014 12:00 BST VisitScotland Blas 2014, the tenth anniversary festival from 5 to 13 September, will have a significant international element in this Year of Homecoming.