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Industry News from Jul 2020

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...

Public urged to report whale and dolphin sightings in Hebrides

08/07/2020
Public urged to report whale and dolphin sightings in Hebrides The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust is calling on members of the public to record their at-sea excursions and sightings of whales, dolphins, porpoises and endangered basking sharks off Scotl...

❓✔️We’re Good to Go✔️❓

06/07/2020
We’re Good to Go! You may have seen various tourism businesses sharing that they are certified “Good to Go” over the past couple of days, but what does this actually mean? “The ‘We’re Good To Go’ industry standard and support...

Marine Tourism Industry calls on boaters to Respect Rural and Island Destinations

03/07/2020
Although this new campaign is directly aimed at the marine sector whether that be sailing, cruising, wildlife watching boat tours, kayaking or paddleboarding, Wild Scotland and members have a responsibility to ensure that this important messaging is shar...

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced changes to the two metre rule in Scotland.

02/07/2020
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced changes to the two metre rule in Scotland 2nd July 2020 Speaking at her daily press briefing, Ms Sturgeon said that certain businesses will be exempt from the two metre rule when Scotland enters phase three of ...