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

WestJet's inaugural Halifax service takes off

Jun 01, 2015 09:21 BST VisitScotland Glasgow Airport has further strengthened its long haul connectivity with North America after Canadian airline WestJet launched its daily, direct service to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

It’s So Much Nicer In Nice !

Jun 01, 2015 09:00 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Ramblers Worldwide Holidays – the experts in guided walking adventure across the globe – is offering a 6 day holiday to the jewel of the Côte d’Azur, which much inspired artists like Chagall, Picasso, Matisse and Renoir.

Scandic aims to attract visitors to the Nordic countries via #Nordics48h campaign

Jun 01, 2015 07:00 BST Scandic Hotels Tourists from Europe dream of visiting the Nordic countries to see the landscape, midnight sun, whales and moose, as well as to experience Nordic design, fashion and music. They want a lot. And we at Scandic want to give it to them. In 48 hours.

CloseUp PR chosen by VisitSweden to engage 'Nordic Noir' fans to visit southern Sweden

May 29, 2015 12:20 BST CloseUp PR. CloseUp PR and sister company CloseUp Productions have been chosen by VisitSweden to work as PR and Marketing Consultants on 'The Bridge Experience' campaign. VisitSweden is running the campaign alongside Tourism in Skåne and Malmö Tourism, to entice fans of the Nordic Noir genre to visit southern Sweden, the home of popular thriller dramas 'Wallander' and 'The Bridge'.

Bordering on World Class

May 28, 2015 13:10 BST VisitScotland Marketing campaign to take new Borders Railway to the world

Scandic continues to focus on food & beverages – has appointed Mats Åstrand as Group’s new Vice President Food & Beverage

May 28, 2015 07:00 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic, which today is already an industry leader in hotel breakfasts and other areas, is now intensifying the Group’s focus on food and beverages by recruiting Mats Åstrand as new Vice President Food & Beverage.

Set sail from Falmouth with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines for the first time ever in Spring 2016

May 27, 2015 18:27 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 880-guest cruise ship, Boudicca, will be operating her first cruise season from the Port of Falmouth in Spring 2016. Fred. Olsen will be offering guests in the South West of the UK a choice of two sailings: a 12-night ‘Canaries & Portugal’ cruise – for adults only; and a 10-night ‘Around the UK’ sailing.

Have a food trip!

May 27, 2015 12:40 BST VisitScotland New TV advert puts Perthshire’s culinary delights on the menu

Be part of Sweeney’s Band on Bury Market

May 27, 2015 10:27 BST Bury Council If you can play any musical instrument, or sing, you can be part of Mike Sweeney’s Band!