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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)...

North adventure tourism firms being offered help to grow

05/08/2020
North adventure tourism firms being offered help to grow Adventure tourism businesses in the Highlands are being offered help to grow as more people choose a staycation as lockdown eases. Let’s Grow Adventure Tourism will offer specialist workshops, one...

Wild Scotland responds to today’s Scottish Government update relating to Phase 3 changes

30/07/2020
Wild Scotland responds to today’s Scottish Government update relating to Phase 3 changes 30th July 2020 We are deeply disappointed that today’s announcement by Scotland’s First Minister once again delivers no support to the struggling outdoor an...

Helping visitors enjoy Scotland responsibly

30/07/2020
Helping visitors enjoy Scotland responsibly As coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions are further eased and tourism reopens, we have created a new visitor charter on how to enjoy Scotland over the coming months. This guidance informs visitors of how they ca...

Update your TripAdvisor and Expedia listings with your new safety measures

30/07/2020
Update your TripAdvisor and Expedia listings with your new safety measures On Monday 27 July, VisitScotland went live with marketing campaigns on TripAdvisor and Expedia. If your business is listed on these platforms, please take the time to update your p...

Launch of ‘Let’s Grow Adventure Tourism’ initiative

30/07/2020
Launch of ‘Let’s Grow Adventure Tourism‘ initiative     Adventure and outdoor activities are expected to grow in popularity in the post COVID-19 world. Adventure tourism can be anything from adrenaline-fuelled activiti...