Braemar Highland Experience secures a five-star rating from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A tour operator which offers bespoke tours in the Cairngorms National Park is celebrating after achieving a prestigious Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland. Braemar Highland Experience, situated in Royal Deeside has secured a five-star rating from the national tourism organisation. The grading highlights businesses within the VisitScotland Quality… Read the full press release

Benromach Distillery earns Five Star Visitor Attraction status from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A family-owned distillery in Moray Speyside which attracts more than 13,000 visitors per year has achieved its Five Star Visitor Attraction status from VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance scheme. BenromachDistillery in Forres makes whisky the traditional way by hand. Now exported around the world, Benromach single malt Scotch provides… Read the full press release

VisitScotland highlights the importance of rural tourism economy at Aberdeenshire seminar

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Highlighting the importance of the rural tourism economy was the focus of a seminar organised by VisitScotland and attended by around 70 representatives from businesses in the east of Aberdeenshire. The imposing 800-year-old fortress of Fyvie Castle was the backdrop to the agri-tourism event, at which delegates… Read the full press release

Blervie House, at Forres receives Five-Star Guest House status from VisitScotland

Blervie House, at Forres receives Five-Star Guest House status from VisitScotland EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — A historic country house in Moray Speyside which was used for army training during World War Two is celebrating after being given Five-Star Guest House status by the national tourism organisation. Blervie House, at Forres, received… Read the full press release

VisitScotland funds Moray Speyside Tourism’s #madeinmoray campaign

VisitScotland funds Moray Speyside Tourism’s #madeinmoray campaign   EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — A marketing campaign aimed at promoting Moray Speyside through direct engagement with the travel trade has been given a funding boost of £12,200 by the national tourism organisation. VisitScotland has awarded Growth Fund money to Moray Speyside Tourism (MST),… Read the full press release

Ballater Hostel in Aberdeenshire earns VisitScotland’s highest accolade

EDINBURGH, 2018-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — With a lot of hard-work, Ballater Hostel has achieved VisitScotland’s highest accolade. After achieving a 5-star award at their first ever grading visit, Ballater Hostel is now the only hostel in Aberdeenshire to hold the exceptional VisitScotland award. The Hostel is located in the centre of Ballater, and attracts… Read the full press release

Aberdeen Mela to benefit in the latest awards round of EventScotland’s National Funding Programme

Aberdeen Mela to benefit in the latest awards round of EventScotland’s National Funding Programme   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A cultural festival which brings together diverse communities in Aberdeen and the North East is amongst 14 events across the country benefitting from a share of £145,500 in the latest awards round… Read the full press release

Expect A Number of Exciting Things in Tourism for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The inaugural Great Aberdeen Run and the Tour Series cycling competition are amongst a number of exciting events taking place in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire this year. The tourism season will soon be getting underway in the region once again, with a host of activities, things to see… Read the full press release

Findhorn Village Hostel earns VisitScotland’s four-star QA award following a massive refurbishment

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A volunteer-run hostel,in the heart of the village of Findhorn, has doubled its VisitScotland star rating. Findhorn Village Hostel, which was converted from an old school, has gone from a two-star to a four-star accommodation provider under the national tourism organisation’s Quality Assurance (QA) scheme after making… Read the full press release

Dalvey House receives four-star award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — An historic family home near Forres has received a four-star award from VisitScotland at the very first attempt. Dalvey House, the Georgian home of the MacLeod family for over 250 years, was given the accolade from the national tourism organisation’s Quality Assurance (QA) scheme in recognition of… Read the full press release

Luxury self-catering lodge Potarch Lodge received five star Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland

Lewis Gray is pictured with Jo Robinson   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A luxury self-catering lodge which replaced a former Royal Deeside hotel has achieved its five star Quality Assurance award from the national tourism organisation. Potarch Lodge, which is owned and run by Ballogie Estate and sits in a picturesque… Read the full press release

Moray Chamber of Commerce with VisitScotland host tourism insight breakfast in Moray Speyside at The Mansion House Hotel, Elgin, 23 September

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Two emerging trends in tourism – craft beer and coastal tourism – will be the subject of a tourism insight breakfast in Moray Speyside. Organised by Moray Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with VisitScotland, the event takes place at The Mansion House Hotel, Elgin, between 8am and 10am… Read the full press release

Mackie’s ice cream teams up with VisitScotland for ice cream tub on-pack campaign promoting Aberdeenshire and #ScotSpirit

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeenshire’s iconic Dunnottar Castle is to adorn 150,000 one-litre tubs of Mackie’s ice cream, as part of a promotion with VisitScotland. The North-east food and farming giant has teamed up with the national tourism organisation for an online and ice cream tub on-pack campaign promoting Aberdeenshire and #ScotSpirit…. Read the full press release

Callater Lodge in Braemar awarded ‘Gold’ status from VisitScotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A Victorian shooting lodge in Royal Deeside which has been converted into a 4-Star guest house has achieved its ‘Gold’ award from the national tourism organisation in recognition of its excellent customer service. Callater Lodge in Braemar, was already a 4-Star guest house but has now been awarded… Read the full press release