Press Releases

Time for...a trip to Scotland?

Jun 03, 2015 13:48 BST VisitScotland

Scandic wins prestigious HotCop 2015 award

Jun 03, 2015 12:20 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic’s President & CEO, Frank Fiskers, today received the prestigious HotCop 2015 award for Scandic’s successful acquisition of the Norwegian hotel chain, Rica Hotels. The prize was conferred at the international HotCop conference in Copenhagen by Nordic Hotel Consulting and Estate Media.

Visit, explore and commute in Tayside and Central Scotland

Jun 03, 2015 12:01 BST VisitScotland

Aberdeen apartment has star quality

Jun 03, 2015 11:37 BST VisitScotland

Innovative Beard Cap is created for the Bearded Nation

Jun 02, 2015 12:31 BST Virgin Trains Virgin Trains has launched an innovative swim cap for bearded men – the Beard Cap - which will be trialled with customers competing at the Great North Swim, Lake Windermere, June 12 – 14, 2015.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines works towards a more sustainable future at its Ipswich Head Office

Jun 02, 2015 11:01 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ​Award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, based on Whitehouse Industrial Estate in Ipswich, Suffolk, has installed new state-of-the-art photovoltaic solar panels on the south-facing roof of its Head Office, Fred. Olsen House, to assist in powering the building and helping the company move towards a more sustainable future.

Brookfield agrees to acquire Center Parcs from Blackstone

Jun 02, 2015 09:10 BST Center Parcs Blackstone (NYSE: BX) and Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE: BPY; TSX: BPY.UN) announce that a Brookfield-managed fund has agreed to acquire Center Parcs UK for an undisclosed sum from funds managed by Blackstone’s private equity and real estate businesses.

Jun 01, 2015 15:08 BST Virgin Trains Virgin Trains has unveiled a new menu for First Class which features regionally sourced food from suppliers and producers on its West Coast route. Available Monday to Friday on all services on the route, the new menu reflects the company's commitment to local sourcing and responds to customers' desires for greater choice.

Center Parcs Woburn Forest celebrates one year anniversary

Jun 01, 2015 14:44 BST Center Parcs On 6th June, Center Parcs Woburn Forest celebrates a successful year since opening. The newest Village, in Bedfordshire, cost £250m and took two years to build, opening to guests just twelve months ago.

Tourism STARS

Jun 01, 2015 13:45 BST VisitScotland New student tourism ambassador programme takes off at Edinburgh Airport