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Industry News from Nov 2016

Visitors know we know

25/11/2016
Visitors know we know What’s really important to our visitors? Getting ‘inside’ information from people in Scotland and VisitScotland know that. User-generated content and peer-to-peer conversations are the most powerful form of advertising and they...

Invitation to the next Cross Party Group on Tourism – note from Bruce Crawford MSP

25/11/2016
Invitation to the next Cross Party Group on Tourism – note from Bruce Crawford MSP The next meeting of the Cross Party Group on Tourism will be held in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 30 November, 6.00pm to 7.30pm, in Committee Room 3.   At th...

French Duncan Autumn Statement Summary 2016

24/11/2016
French Duncan Autumn Statement Summary 2016 French Duncan have come out with their Chancellor’s Autumn Statement today. Click below to read more.

Plan for new national park in the Borders comes a step closer

24/11/2016
Plan for new national park in the Borders comes a step closer Scotland currently has two national parks – Cairngorms and Loch Lomond and the Trossachs – part of a network of 15 across the UK. Now a group of residents has secured funding to investi...

Why the Chancellor should cut tourism VAT in the Autumn Statement

23/11/2016
Why the Chancellor should cut tourism VAT in the Autumn Statement In this article, Maria McConnell, VAT Senior Manager with Scottish accountancy firm French Duncan, gives her predictions for what will be included in the Autumn statement, and Marc Crothall...

Market your Christmas Gifts and Vouchers

22/11/2016
Let us help you market your Christmas Gifts and Vouchers to over 30,000 Wild Scotland fans!   To be included, please send details of your Christmas gift/voucher to victoria@wild-scotland.co.uk including images and text by the very latest Mond...

Glenuig Inn named winner at the recent VIBES awards

16/11/2016
Glenuig Inn named winner at the recent VIBES awards Glenuig Inn on the Sound of Arisaig has been named Micro Business of 2016 in the recent Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland (VIBES) awards in recognition of its strong commitment to the en...

Winners Announced for 2016 Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards

11/11/2016
Winners Announced for 2016 Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards Wild Scotland are delighted to announce that Go To St Kilda have won this year’s Best Outdoor/ Adventure Experience award in the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards. For a full list of...

New phase in Scottish red squirrel relocation project

11/11/2016
New phase in Scottish red squirrel relocation project Seventy red squirrels are to be trapped and then relocated to woodland in the north west Highlands as part of a scheme to boost numbers of the animals. Trees for Life began the project in March when it...

Three Members up for Award

04/11/2016
Three Members up for Award Craggan Outdoors, Go to St Kilda and Wilderness Scotland have all been nominated for the ‘Best Outdoor/ Adventure Experience’ by the Highland and Island Tourism Awards. It is fantastic to see that three out of the fo...