Press Releases

400 Million Customer Journeys and Counting

Jul 03, 2015 10:35 BST Virgin Trains Virgin Trains says thank you as a surge in demand for rail travel see it exceed 400 million customer journeys on its West Coast Main Line route

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils its new ‘Worldwide Cruises 2016/17’ brochure, bringing guests closer to 253 destinations in 84 countries

Jul 03, 2015 09:08 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched its new ‘Worldwide Cruises 2016/17’ main brochure, featuring its most ambitious and unique cruise programme ever. In 2016/17, Fred. Olsen’s fleet of four smaller, more intimate ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – will be visiting no fewer than 253 destinations in 84 countries around the globe – more than ever before!

Short Escape to Amazing Athens

Jul 03, 2015 09:00 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Ramblers Worldwide Holidays – the experts in guided walking adventures across the globe – are offering a 4 night ‘short escape’ to the amazing city of Athens, dominated by the ancient Acropolis and Parthenon, perched high above the city on a rocky outcrop.

​Avinor implements new ATM-system to handle increasing en-route traffic in the North Atlantic

Jul 02, 2015 12:51 BST Avinor Air traffic is steadily increasing in the North Atlantic, where Avinor Air Navigation Services is responsible for the air traffic management. Now, a new ATM-system has been implemented to provide airlines the best possible service.

Ballater is open for business

Jul 02, 2015 12:14 BST VisitScotland

Jul 02, 2015 09:45 BST Michael J Wormald Publishing Michael J Wormald is Author and creator of a new series of Novels: Falstaff Wild Michal is a struggling retiree due to M.E., a former Whistleblower who has a passion for the truth. He has turned his love of history into a and interesting and exciting book. Success will mean the difference between being able to support his family or bankruptcy, despite his medical retirement.

Scandic to take over prestigious hotel in Bergen, Norway

Jul 02, 2015 06:30 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordics, is taking over one of Norway’s most prominent hotels – Hotel Norge in Bergen. The hotel, which was built in 1885, is Bergen’s oldest hotel and will from the beginning of the fall of 2016, be completely transformed to claim its place as the top hotel in the city.

Nick Barton, CEO of LLA, comments on the publication of the Airports Commission report:

Jul 01, 2015 13:22 BST London Luton Airport “There can be no doubt that the nearly-350 page report is fully comprehensive and has examined all sides of the debate. We welcome its publication; now the politicians must deliver.

Scotland - ‘Scorchio’!

Jul 01, 2015 12:13 BST VisitScotland VisitScotland offers cool summer inspiration as temperatures soar

Berry good news for Year of Food and Drink

Jul 01, 2015 12:10 BST VisitScotland Scotland's Berry Trail launches as Summer Fruits & Berries month begins