Press Releases

​Borders Railway gets royal seal of approval

Aug 03, 2015 16:35 BST VisitScotland Mike Cantlay, Chairman of VisitScotland, responds to announcement that Her Majesty The Queen is to officially open the Borders Railway on the day she becomes Britain’s longest serving monarch.

Marine Scotland’s first national survey of coastal and marine recreation and tourism

Jul 31, 2015 17:01 BST VisitScotland ​Marine Scotland is launching its first national survey of recreation and tourism around the Scottish coast and seas.

A runaway success for the Highlands and Moray

Jul 31, 2015 13:30 BST VisitScotland Tourism in the Highlands and Moray is set to benefit as the area gets set to host a major world level orienteering event, Highland 2015, with support from VisitScotland.

World’s top women golfers put tee in Trump Turnberry

Jul 30, 2015 16:29 BST VisitScotland Scotland’s spectacular ‘summer of golf’ drives on with The RICOH Women’s British Open

Ancient Civilizations amidst Cappadocia’s Spectacular Lunar Landscape

Jul 30, 2015 15:42 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Ramblers Worldwide Holidays – the experts in guided walking adventures across the globe – are offering a one week holiday to Cappadocia in Turkey – a spectacular volcanic landscape created by multiple eruptions.

​Southport Flower Show tickets on sale at Bury Tourist Information Centre

Jul 30, 2015 12:17 BST Bury Council The popular Southport Flower Show runs 20 to 23 August - and you can buy tickets for this annual show from Bury's Tourist Information Centre.

Scoop of the year!

Jul 30, 2015 10:27 BST VisitScotland Scotland's Ice Cream Trail officially launches in Falkirk

Norwegian boosts its Reward scheme for frequent flyers

Jul 30, 2015 09:56 BST Norwegian Norwegian, recently voted ‘Europe’s best low cost airline’ and the ‘World’s best low cost long-haul airline’, has announced that members of its popular ‘Norwegian Reward’ loyalty programme can now collect CashPoints up to 30 days after departure.

I saw four Fred.s come sailing in! Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines celebrates historic fleet gathering in Bergen on 28th July 2015

Jul 29, 2015 17:34 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is celebrating an historic coming together of its fleet of four ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – in Bergen, Norway on 28th July 2015. This ‘4 Bs in Bergen’ event – named after the initial letter of each of the four Fred. Olsen ships – was the first time ever that the fleet has converged in one place, anywhere in the world.

Singing the praises of Aberdeen’s new VisitScotland Information Centre

Jul 29, 2015 15:16 BST VisitScotland ​Aberdeen’s newly-refurbished VisitScotland Information Centre (VIC) officially opened its doors today, with help from a visiting Norwegian choir.