Press Releases

New Chinese names for Scottish landmarks revealed

Feb 16, 2015 00:01 GMT VisitScotland 23 points of interest across Scotland given new Mandarin names

We’d love you to Cut Tourism VAT, Chancellor!

Feb 14, 2015 11:25 GMT British Hospitality Association Ufi Ibrahim Chief Executive of the British Hospitality Association joined by Chief Executive Pubs of Ulster together with MPs Gregory Campbell, Jim Shannon and Ian Paisley Jnr posted a Valentine’s Day card to the Chancellor at Downing Street, calling for a reduction on VAT rates for businesses in the tourism sector in Northern Ireland.

V&A Dundee design in motion sets off in style

Feb 13, 2015 13:22 GMT VisitScotland ​V&A Dundee’s first national touring exhibition, Design in Motion, has embarked on a 17-week journey across Scotland

Feb 13, 2015 10:32 GMT Sea View Media Lostwithiel Golf & Country club is opening again after a local business man has leased the venue and saved it from imminent demolition. Lee Woodward will be opening the venue to his Privilege Members and too the general public.

Valentine’s Day – restaurants gear up for busiest night of the year

Feb 12, 2015 11:38 GMT British Hospitality Association Valentine’s Day is the most booked day of the year for restaurants, closely followed by New Year’s Eve, according to research undertaken by the BHA (British Hospitality Association) and restaurant booking software company, favouritetable.com.

Strong expansion and fuel hedging for 2015 affect Norwegian’s 2014 results

Feb 12, 2015 06:10 GMT Norwegian Norwegian’s 2014 results are characterized by strong revenue and capacity growth as well as major investments for future expansion. Fuel hedging for 2015 for the amount of 459 MNOK was a considerable cost in 2014. Consequently, major costs for 2015 have already been covered. The company reported a net profit of -1,050 MNOK compared to 322 MNOK in 2013.

Knock-on effect!

Feb 12, 2015 00:01 GMT VisitScotland Scottish tourism set to score as RBS 6 Nations comes to Edinburgh

Royal Mail Launches Mail Men Campaign

Feb 11, 2015 15:05 GMT Neopost Royal Mail has launched a first major advertising campaign for its direct marketing services facility MarketReach. Royal Mail is looking to encourage companies to use both direct mail and email to communicate with their customers.

Domestic air traffic down by more than 5 per cent

Feb 11, 2015 13:12 GMT Avinor

New milestone as 40,000 new hospitality job opportunities created for young people

Feb 11, 2015 11:46 GMT British Hospitality Association The British Hospitality Association’s (BHA) national campaign The Big Hospitality Conversation teamed up with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation to generate over 2,000 job opportunities, work placements and apprenticeships in the hospitality sector for 16-24 year old Haringey residents.