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Scottish Tourism Task Force Launch Recommendations – 23rd October 2020

23/10/2020
Tourism Recovery Recommendations The Scottish Tourism Task Force (STRT) was formed as a short life working group, to provide independent recommendations for Scottish Ministers and the UK Government on the essential actions to support tourism and hospitali...

Over ½ Million take a virtual escape to Scotland’s iconic coasts and islands – Sail Scotland

14/10/2020
Over ½ Million take a virtual escape to Scotland’s iconic coasts and islands Sail Scotland has today announced their record-breaking Virtual Reality drone filmed videos have been viewed over ½ million times across social media channels so providing a ...

Additional coronavirus – Covid-19 Restrictions Announced Yesterday (9th October) – Clarification for the Outdoor Tourism Sector

08/10/2020
Additional Restrictions Announced Yesterday – Clarification for the Outdoor Tourism Sector 8th October 2020 Yesterday afternoon the First Minister announced further restrictions in Scotland. These restrictions have a direct and devastating impact on...

South of Scotland golden eagle journeys to the Pennine Hills for the first time during lockdown

05/10/2020
South of Scotland golden eagle journeys to the Pennine Hills for the first time during lockdown A pioneering conservation charity addressing low numbers of golden eagles in the south of Scotland has revealed that the first eagles successfully translocated...

Creative consultants appointed to help deliver COVID-19-responsive maritime heritage project

05/10/2020
Creative consultants appointed to help deliver COVID-19-responsive maritime heritage project   West Highland College UHI’s Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research (CRTR) has taken a major step forward in bringing the west coast maritime heritage p...

Nearly 10000 people urge the Scottish Government to Save Scotland’s Outdoor Centres

16/09/2020
Nearly 10000 people urge the Scottish Government to Save Scotland’s Outdoor Centres In just over 48 hours nearly 10,000 people have added their name in support of Scotland’s Outdoor Centres. This followed a call by Scotland’s outdoor education secto...

Scottish Government urged to #SaveYourOutdoorCentres

09/09/2020
Scottish Government urged to #SaveYourOutdoorCentres In August 2020 the Scottish Government issued advice to local authorities that school residential trips should not take place. This decision will not be reviewed until December 2020 but this is too late...

Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers – ‘Autumn Talks’ sessions

01/09/2020
Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers – ‘Autumn Talks’ sessions The Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers has had to cancel its Annual Conference and Exhibition, which was due to be held on 27 October 2020 at the Glasgow Hilton, however the ...

Be your own boss –are you interested in developing and managing a holiday letting business on the beautiful island of Gigha?

19/08/2020
Be your own boss –are you interested in developing and managing a holiday letting business on the beautiful island of Gigha? The community-owned Isle of Gighaisthe most southerly and one of the most beautiful of the Hebridean Islands. The Isle of Gigha ...

Wild Scotland – important update regarding 1 metre verses 2 metre physical distancing for the Wildlife, Activity and Marine Tourism Sector – specifically in relation to boat day trips and operators that use transport for guests (e.g minibuses)

10/08/2020
Wild Scotland – important update regarding 1 metre verses 2 metre physical distancing for the Wildlife, Activity and Marine Tourism Sector – specifically in relation to boat day trips and operators that use transport for guests (e.g minibuses)...