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The Nature of Scotland Awards 2021 opens for entries

12/04/2021
The Nature of Scotland Awards 2021 opens for entries   Brought to you by RSPB Scotland and co-sponsored by NatureScot, be part of their special 10 year anniversary awards programme! Free to enter, they’re seeking applications and nominations by...

COVID 19 GUIDANCE- TOPICAL QUESTIONS (APRIL 2021)

12/04/2021
COVID 19 GUIDANCE- TOPICAL QUESTIONS/ VISITSCOTLAND  From 26 April it’s expected that the tourism and hospitality industry can begin to reopen. The Scottish Government is currently updating guidance and it’s hoped this will be finalised and...

SOUTH OF SCOTLAND GEARS UP TO BECOME A WORLD-CLASS VISITOR DESTINATION

31/03/2021
SOUTH OF SCOTLAND GEARS UP TO BECOME A WORLD-CLASS VISITOR DESTINATION   SSDA announces new Chief Executive and marketing platform to drive bold ambitions and vision for the South of Scotland   The South of Scotland Destination Alliance (SSDA), today a...

Scottish Tourism Index March 21 — 56 Degree Insight Scottish Tourism Index – Wave 5, March 2021

31/03/2021
Scottish Tourism Index March 21 56 Degree Insight Scottish Tourism Index – Wave 5, March 2021 www.56degreeinsight.com   Whilst there is room for some optimism, the latest Scottish Tourism Index demonstrates that there are a number of challenges ahe...

South of Scotland’s biggest community buyout completes

30/03/2021
              Pictured: Langholm Moor © David Lintern / John Muir Trust. South of Scotland’s biggest community buyout completes The South of Scotland’s largest community buyout has been legally completed following ...

Scotland, Yours to Enjoy. Responsibly

22/03/2021
Scotland, Yours to Enjoy. Responsibly We cannot wait to start welcoming visitors to Scotland again soon. Here’s a wee film for you to enjoy in the meantime – please share the hashtag #RespectProtectEnjoy and this great film far and wide –...

VisitScotland Launches Responsible Tourism Campaign

22/03/2021
VisitScotland Launches Responsible Tourism Campaign VisitScotland has today (22 March) announced a responsible tourism campaign to raise awareness of the importance of exploring the outdoors responsibly with the focus on asking people to leave no trace of...

Register by 5:00 pm today for the STA Spring Virtual Conference 2021 – a do not miss for all tourism and hospitality businesses, large and small

22/03/2021
STA Spring Virtual Conference 2021 – a do not miss for all tourism and hospitality businesses, large and small The Scottish Tourism Alliance, the leading representative body for the tourism sector in Scotland will host its first virtual annual natio...

Indicative reopening dates relating to the latest Government update on the 16th March – especially in relation to adventure tourism activities

19/03/2021
Some helpful guidance and indicative dates relating to the latest Government update on the 16th March – especially in relation to adventure tourism activities Updated Government Strategic Famework  COVID-19 Guidance for Wildlife Adventure and Activ...

Supporting rural tourism

19/03/2021
Supporting Rural Tourism Preparing for increased visitor numbers this summer. More seasonal rangers, temporary toilets, car parking and campervan facilities will help rural areas to welcome back visitors when coronavirus restrictions are eased. The work ?...