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Perthshire man’s epic coast-to-coast hike across Canada to help rewild the Highlands

07/10/2021
‘I would walk 5,000 miles…’ Perthshire man’s epic coast-to-coast hike across Canada to help rewild the Highlands In 1867, legendary Scots naturalist John Muir completed a famous 1,000-mile journey on foot across North America from Kentucky to the ...

Our Isles and Oceans Summer 2021 Short Film

06/10/2021
Our Isles and Oceans Summer 2021 Short Film Our Isles and Oceans is a platform for youth development and opportunity and we create life-changing moments and experiences for all involved. For more information contact GRM Marketing here.

First Minister Update COVID-19 28th September 2021

29/09/2021
First Minister Update COVID-19 28th September 2021   The First Minister updated Parliament today on the introduction of the COVID certification scheme in Scotland as well as a new £25 million fund that is being made available to help improve ventila...

Affric Highlands launched to rewild half a million acres of Scottish Highlands

24/09/2021
30-year project joins prestigious European group of awe-inspiring rewilding areas An ambitious 30-year landscape-scale rewilding initiative to link up a majestic sweep of the Scottish Highlands as one vast nature recovery area connecting Loch Ness to Scot...

COVID-19 Consumer Sentiment Tracker

21/09/2021
COVID-19 Consumer Sentiment Tracker VisitEngland has commissioned a tracking survey to understand domestic intent to take short breaks and holidays both within the U.K. and abroad, with particular focus around the current barriers and concerns aroun...

Inbound Operator Collaborative Marketing Fund

21/09/2021
Inbound Operator Collaborative Marketing Fund   This fund focuses on COVID-19 pandemic recovery for destination management companies (DMCs) and tour operators who offer overnight visits and are based in Scotland. It will allow eligible companies to...

Scottish Tourism Observatory

21/09/2021
Scottish Tourism Observatory   The Scottish Tourism Emergency Response Group (STERG) is conducting research with tourism and event businesses to determine the needs and wants for data and information, identify how you currently use data and informati...

Scotland’s business community sends open letter to Ministers over “high risk economic self-harm” of testing policy divergence from UK

21/09/2021
Scotland’s business community sends open letter to Ministers over “high risk economic self-harm” of testing policy divergence from UK   A group of business organisations led by the Scottish Tourism Alliance has written to economy focussed Minis...

8th September 2021 – Wild Scotland Industry Survey -The continued impact of COVID-19 on Tourism

08/09/2021
8th September 2021   Wild Scotland Industry Survey Results The continued impact of COVID-19 on tourism… 70 responded to the survey across the wildlife, adventure and activity sector – including a mix of activity operators, adventure tour operator...

Outdoor and Marine Fund Round Two Criteria launches today (1st September 2021)

01/09/2021
Outdoor and Marine Fund Round Two Criteria launches today… 1st September 2021 Wild Scotland and Sail Scotland have been working tirelessly on your behalf to ensure that this funding remains in the outdoor and marine sector. It has been a long-haul ...