Press Releases

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.

International visitors are ‘homing in’ on the Scottish Borders during 2014

Aug 01, 2014 16:25 BST VisitScotland A Scottish Borders business has been cashing in on the opportunities presented by this unique year for Scottish tourism.

Set sail for August holidays from only €99pp* with Stena Line

Jul 31, 2014 16:48 BST Stena Line IRISH holidaymakers can make some huge savings with Stena Line’s late deals to Pontins in August with a budget break from only €365* for a family of four – this amazing offer includes return ferry travel by car and accommodation.

Mackintosh Festival returns with a sprinkling of Homecoming magic

Jul 30, 2014 12:29 BST VisitScotland A month-long programme of over 50 events in 15 venues is launched.

Homecoming-themed Edinburgh Tattoo begins

Jul 30, 2014 10:54 BST VisitScotland

Music fans 'get lucky' as Nile Rodgers joins the 2014 Ryder Cup Gala Concert line-up

Jul 30, 2014 09:50 BST VisitScotland The European and USA Ryder Cup teams will head a showpiece event including top music acts, a full orchestra and Scotland's major arts bodies to create a truly unique. once in a lifetime concert.

VisitScotland Chief Executive hails Games tourism "gold rush"

Jul 29, 2014 20:08 BST VisitScotland

I will survive!

Jul 29, 2014 14:56 BST VisitScotland A new guide produced by VisitScotland will ensure that visitors to the Edinburgh Festivals this summer are no longer left red-faced after incorrectly trying to pronounce Cockburn Street.

Tickets for Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival go on sale

Jul 29, 2014 12:31 BST Rochdale Borough Council Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival.