Press Releases

Tourism success in the frame

Aug 08, 2014 15:50 BST VisitScotland A joint initiative between VisitScotland and Scottish local authorities has revealed that over £8.4billion is currently being invested in the country’s tourism future. The National Tourism Development Framework, which supports the delivery of the “Tourism Scotland 2020” strategy was launched in 2013 and focuses on a serious of actions to help promote improvements in the visitor experience.

Neopost announces blog series aimed at helping businesses get the best from cross channel communications.

Aug 08, 2014 14:41 BST Neopost Neopost is today pleased to announce the launch of a series of specialist blogs aimed at helping SMEs improve the way they manage cross-channel customer interaction.

The Lodge gets five-star boost

Aug 08, 2014 14:15 BST VisitScotland Almost a year to the day since it reopened following a £2 million refurbishment by Forestry Commission Scotland, The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre at Aberfoyle has been awarded five star status as part of VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance scheme. Perched high on a hill off The Duke’s Pass - the road from Aberfoyle to Loch Katrine - the Lodge offers spectacular views of the area’s iconic scenery.

Outlander puts Scotland on the map

Aug 08, 2014 12:12 BST VisitScotland To coincide with the US network premiere of Outlander, fans of the bestselling books can now follow in the footsteps of Jamie and Claire with a new VisitScotland map. The online guide highlights locations featured in Diana Gabaldon’s first two Outlander novels as well as numerous visitor attractions and historical sites that have a strong connection to the Scotland-set literary phenomenon.

Fred. Olsen staff raise over £10,000 for local charities, East Anglian Air Ambulance, Crohn’s & Colitis UK and Macmillan Suffolk

Aug 08, 2014 11:36 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Staff at Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen dug deep in their pockets and joined together at their ‘Summer Ball’, held at Trinity Park, Ipswich on 12th July 2014, to raise a staggering £10,266 for their three chosen charities for 2014 – East Anglian Air Ambulance, Crohn’s & Colitis UK and Macmillan Suffolk – each of which will receive the sum of £3,422.

Preston North End Agrees Virgin Trains Partnership

Aug 08, 2014 10:29 BST Virgin Trains Preston North End are delighted to announce they have signed a deal with Virgin Trains, that will see the travel operator become the Club’s official shirt sponsor and travel partner.

There's no place like home

Aug 07, 2014 09:50 BST VisitScotland Record attendances for record number of Homecoming events.

Norwegian reports record high passenger figures and solid load factor in July

Aug 07, 2014 07:02 BST Norwegian Norwegian carried approximately 2.5 million passengers in July 2014, an increase of 17 percent compared to the same month previous year. This is the highest number of passengers Norwegian has carried in a single month. The load factor was 88.2 percent.

Aug 06, 2014 14:35 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The Brewhouse Cafe Bar powered by Derby QUAD will launch on September 4th alongside the exciting new autumn season programme, with full opening times in operation soon after.

Aug 06, 2014 14:33 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council We need you to send us your pictures of Burton as it is now and how the past or present brewing industry affects the local landscape; these images will be exhibited alongside The Brewhouse Art Centre’s Story Wells exhibition that focuses on the brewing industry in the 60’s and 70’s.