Press Releases

Center Parcs reveals proposed plans for €200m holiday village in Ireland

Sep 07, 2015 14:00 BST Center Parcs Plans for Center Parcs' new holiday village in Ireland are revealed

Chain Reaction

Sep 07, 2015 10:44 BST VisitScotland VisitScotland predicts cycling boom following Aviva Tour of Britain’s Scotland leg

Children Challenged to Design the Virgin Christmas Train

Sep 07, 2015 08:30 BST Virgin Trains Virgin Trains today announces it has partnered with the children’s reading charity, Book Trust, to launch a nationwide search for a Christmas Train design. The drawings will be judged by a panel headed up by renowned illustrator and author, Jill Murphy, whose most famous book, Five Minutes Peace, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

The king of premieres

Sep 06, 2015 11:34 BST VisitScotland Michael Fassbender to attend Edinburgh screening of Macbeth as VisitScotland announces STUDIOCANAL partnership

Norwegian is voted Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2015 by the World Travel Awards

Sep 06, 2015 07:00 BST Norwegian Norwegian was yesterday (Saturday, 5th September) named Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2015 by the renowned World Travel Awards, one of the travel industry's most prestigious awards.

Sep 04, 2015 17:47 BST Chris Horrocks The Reporters' Academy team Glyn McGuire and Katy Atkinson have landed in Samoa ahead of the Commonwealth Youth Games which begin this weekend. The journey to the southern hemisphere is not an unusual one for the global reporters based in MediaCityUK, as the intrepid couple once again tutor schoolchildren from Melbourne and Samoa in their specialism of journalism and media training.

Bordering on a new Golden Age of rail

Sep 04, 2015 13:38 BST VisitScotland Launch of Scotland’s Borders Railway marks dawn of a new tourism adventure into some of Europe’s most unspoilt regions.

Easier connections at Oslo Airport

Sep 04, 2015 11:54 BST Oslo Lufthavn AS Yesterday marked the start of the "Connecting Norway" trial project at Oslo Airport. Passengers arriving from abroad with a connecting flight in Norway will no longer have to collect their luggage in the baggage hall and recheck their bags. Minister of Transport and Communications Ketil Solvik-Olsen visited the airport today to check out the new system.

(Super) Model Railway

Sep 04, 2015 11:32 BST VisitScotland Borders Railway gets ready for its close-up as route opens to the world Pringle of Scotland supermodel Anna Freemantle joins VisitScotland to promote material benefits of new train line

European holidaymakers and long-haul traffic boost Norwegian’s traffic figures for August

Sep 04, 2015 07:00 BST Norwegian Passenger growth and solid load factors characterize Norwegian’s traffic figures in August. More than 2.5 million customers flew with the airline this month and the load factor was close to 90 percent. Increased long-haul traffic and holidaymakers in the UK and Europe contributed to the positive traffic figures.