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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.

Commonwealth success helps Scotland raise its game

Aug 06, 2014 09:43 BST VisitScotland The XX Commonwealth Games has been credited with leaving a lasting legacy on Scotland’s £1bn events industry, with nine world-class sporting and cultural events coming to Scotland in 2015 alone.

Aug 05, 2014 11:33 BST Center Parcs On Wednesday 6th August, 10 volunteers from Center Parcs Woburn Forest spent the day helping The Wildlife Trust (Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire Northamptonshire) with essential bracken pulling at Cooper’s Hill.

Head for the winding canals and waterways of France on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Braemar in Spring 2015

Aug 04, 2014 17:39 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to sail along France’s most beautiful rivers – the Loire, Garonne & Seine – on a relaxing 11-night M1507 ‘French River Cruising’ voyage on board 929-guest ship Braemar, departing from Dover on 24th March 2015. Fred. Olsen is one of the few ocean cruise lines that can offer this type of river cruising experience because of the smaller size ...

Virgin Trains delivers huge passenger boost for Glasgow

Aug 04, 2014 08:30 BST Virgin Trains Virgin Trains has seen a huge uplift in passengers travelling from England to Glasgow over the last fortnight as the city celebrated one of its biggest sporting and cultural events.

From Teacakes to Tourism: a Games’ plan for Scotland

Aug 03, 2014 12:32 BST VisitScotland Ahead of the closing ceremony for the XX Commonwealth Games tonight (Sun 3 August) at Hampden Park, Mike Cantlay, Chairman of VisitScotland said:

Glasgow strikes tourism gold as Games draws to a close

Aug 02, 2014 00:01 BST VisitScotland Glasgow’s tourism industry will be one of the biggest winners of the XX Commonwealth Games, according to VisitScotland.