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Industry News from May 2016

44 SNP MPs call on Treasury to reduce Tourism VAT

26/05/2016
44 SNP MPs call on Treasury to reduce Tourism VAT 44 SNP MPs have today written a joint letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, urging the Treasury to commission new research into the benefits of reducing the rate of VAT on tourism f...

Helping out a PHD Student | Adventure Sport Participation in Scotland

12/05/2016
Helping out a PHD Student | Adventure Sport Participation in Scotland  Using a mixed-methods approach to explore how design could be used as a tool to influence behaviour change within the adventure sport industry in Scotland The adventure sport industry...

2018 International Adventure Conference: Call for Expressions of Interest

11/05/2016
2018 International Adventure Conference: Call for Expressions of Interest The Adventure Tourism Research Association (ATRA) is now seeking proposals from universities or other potential partners based outside of the UK to host the 2018 International Adven...

Holyrood Election 2016 | Grayling’s Snap Analysis

09/05/2016
Holyrood Election 2016 | Grayling’s Snap Analysis            Grayling-Scotland Election2016 Report

Wild Scotland membership benefits through the STA

06/05/2016
Wild Scotland membership benefits through the STA  Each year Wild Scotland pays membership to be apart of The Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA). This membership allows Wild Scotland to have a voice on the STA council. Ben Mardall, Wild Scotland Chair curre...

Scottish Thistle Awards!

04/05/2016
Scottish Thistle Awards! Once again you can have your say in recognising the best in Scottish Tourism including the Best Outdoor/Adventure Experience which this year was won by the deserving Foxlake Adventures. Held annually, the Scottish Thistle Awards c...

Tourism Hustings Highlights – download here

04/05/2016
Tourism Hustings Highlights – download here A tourism hustings organised by the British Hospitality Association and the Scottish Tourism Alliance took place in Edinburgh on 19 April with representation from all five of Scotland’s main political partie...

Scottish Marine Tourism and Recreation expenditure accounts for £3.7 billion!

04/05/2016
Scottish Marine Tourism and Recreation expenditure accounts for £3.7 billion!    According to the Scottish Marine Recreation and Tourism Survey report published in March this year, marine recreation and tourism expenditure in Scotland is estimated to a...

Marine traffic pressures on Scotland’s cetaceans to be studied using navigation safety technology

03/05/2016
Marine traffic pressures on Scotland’s cetaceans to be studied using navigation safety technology Electronic navigation safety technology is to be used to study the potential impacts of marine traffic on whale, dolphin and porpoise species off western S...