Social Enterprise in the Scottish Borders Becomes the First in the Region to Sign Up for VisitScotland’s Information Partner Programme

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A SCOTTISH BORDERS charity which provides training and work experience to adults with learning disabilities has become the first social enterprise in the region to sign up to VisitScotland’s Information Partner (VIP) programme. Bread Works is an organic bakery producing artisan bread in Tweedbank. Run by the… Read the full press release

VisitScotland’s Spirit of Scotland new online film gives viewers a ‘sense of who they are’

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — NOT many people are able to say that they can give others a ‘sense of who they are’, but this is exactly what tour guide and genealogist Ian Walker does for a living. Dumfriesshire-born Ian stars in the latest Spirit of Scotland online film from VisitScotland in… Read the full press release

The first ever Scottish Borders Winter Festival, 3-4 and 10-11 December

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — VISITORS are being encouraged to travel to the Scottish Borders this Christmas for a unique new festival. Several of the region’s towns and attractions have come together to host the first ever Scottish Borders Winter Festival. Special events are taking place in Galashiels, Kelso, Jedburgh, Selkirk and Hawick… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Over 1 million passengers travelled on Borders Railway in its first year

VisitScotland: Over 1 million passengers travelled on Borders Railway in its first year   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A commemorative stone sculpture has been unveiled at Tweedbank Station to mark the day Her Majesty The Queen opened the Borders Railway and became Britain’s longest serving monarch. The Lord Lieutenant of Roxburgh,… Read the full press release

80 businesses from all over the Scottish Borders gathered in Galashiels for the region’s annual VisitScotland conference

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — REPRESENTATIVES of over 80 businesses from all over the Scottish Borders gathered in Galashiels for the region’s annual VisitScotland conference. The VisitScotland Borders Conference took place at The Interchange in Galashiels on Wednesday 9th November and aimed to inspire and encourage local industry to continue to capitalise… Read the full press release

VisitScotland film highlights Dumfries & Galloway’s breathtaking scenery and diverse array of activities

Caerlaverock Castle is one of the attractions which features in the new film. Damian Shields     Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A NEW film by VisitScotland has brought to life the breathtaking scenery and diverse array of activities on offer for visitors to Dumfries & Galloway. The region has long been… Read the full press release

BBC One to feature new six-part documentary on the River Tweed

EDINBURGH, 2016-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — A new six-part BBC One documentary focusing on the River Tweed and the people who live and work on and alongside it will be broadcast from next week. ‘The River’ will be shown on BBC One Scotland weekly from Monday 7 November and has been produced by the company… Read the full press release

Lighthouse Leisure Caravan Park in Dumfries & Galloway awarded VisitScotland’s Four Star Quality Assurance award

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — A Holiday Park in Dumfries & Galloway has been awarded a Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from VisitScotland. Lighthouse Leisure Caravan Park on the Solway coast at Southerness was upgraded to Four Stars following a recent assessment visit by a Quality Tourism Advisor, in recognition of the… Read the full press release

Fauhope Country House B&B achieves VisitScotland’s Five Star Gold Quality Assurance Award

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — A COUNTRY house offering B&B accommodation in the heart of the Scottish Borders has achieved VisitScotland’s Five Star Gold Quality Assurance Award in recognition of its exceptional standards. Fauhope Country House B&B achieved the award, the highest possible in VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance scheme, following their latest grading visit. Fauhope… Read the full press release

Linthill House in the Scottish Borders re-opened as self-catering holiday accommodation following extensive refurbishment

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — AN 18th century house once famed for its ceilidhs and parties has been brought back to life following a two -year renovation project. Linthill House near Melrose in the Scottish Borders opened its doors as self-catering holiday accommodation at the end of May. VisitScotland has welcomed the investment… Read the full press release

The CatStrand awarded a Five Star Quality Assurance Award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — A popular music and arts venue in New Galloway which was originally an 18th century school is top of the class again having scooped an award from VisitScotland. The CatStrand was recently awarded a Five Star Quality Assurance (QA) Award from VisitScotland in recognition of its exceptional high… Read the full press release