Explore Scotland’s Oldest Castles: Tantallon and Dirleton Welcoming Visitors Once Again

Access is increased at East Lothian heritage sites EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2023-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has announced that Tantallon and Dirleton Castles will reopen tomorrow (Saturday 1 July), with visitors now being able to explore more of two of Scotland’s oldest castles. Tantallon Castle, a mighty fortress built in the… Read the full press release

Gordon Smith Named Destination Development Director for South of Scotland by VisitScotland

VisitScotland has announced that Gordon Smith has been appointed Destination Development Director for the South of Scotland EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2023-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — VISITSCOTLAND has today (02 Feb 2023) announced the appointment of a new Destination Development Director for the South of Scotland. Gordon Smith, who has worked within tourism for more than… Read the full press release

High level masonry inspections to begin at Tantallon and Dirleton Castles, Scotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2023-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has announced today (Friday 20 January) that high level masonry inspections will start at Tantallon Castle and Dirleton Castle on Monday 23 January. The inspections can take over a month due to the scope of the task and the different characteristics of the… Read the full press release

Discover Fresh and Exciting Tourism Products Across England, Wales, and Scotland with VisitBritain’s Educational Visits

London, UK, 2023-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain is set to welcome more than 120 international travel trade buyers for a series of educational visits across Britain. The educational trade visits, underway from 28 January, are a mix of three-to-five-day itineraries to destinations across England, Wales and Scotland, showcasing the latest tourism products to… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland’s Survey Aims to Build Understanding of Stonemasonry Sector Across Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has today (Wednesday 18 January) launched a survey of stonemasonry in Scotland to better understand the current status of the sector EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2023-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The survey seeks to gather information on the number of stonemasons there are in Scotland, where the businesses that employ stonemasons are… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo partners with Chivas Regal to bring a taste of Scotland to Cairo: Whisky Tasting and Master Session on January 17th

Cairo at The First Residence, Egypt, 2023-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The First Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence is partnering with the leading whisky maker Chivas Regal to bring a taste of Scotland to Cairo by introducing the range of Chivas whisky, taking place on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. On this evening, guests… Read the full press release

easyJet announces new route from Glasgow Airport to Porto Airport and from Edinburgh Airport to Catania Airport

easyJet has put two new routes on sale today from Edinburgh to Catania and from Glasgow to Porto Flights to Porto will take off on 31 March 2023 and to Catania on 2 June 2023, with great fares starting from just £29.99* New routes follow confirmation easyJet will base a 9th aircraft at Edinburgh from… Read the full press release

YYC Calgary International Airport welcomes WestJet’s new 787 Dreamliner routes to Tokyo

Calgary, AB, 2022-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority is proud to support WestJet’s wider growth strategy which introduces new 787 Dreamliner routes from YYC Calgary International Airport to Tokyo, Japan. In addition, the airline is creating greater two-way tourism opportunities and increasing connectivity between Western Canada and Europe with the new… Read the full press release

VisitScotland’s ‘Great Days Out in Scotland’ campaign promotes discounted tickets to boost winter tourism in Scotland

Stirling Castle is one of many visitor attractions and activity providers offering ticket incentives to boost winter tourism in Scotland. Please credit VisitScotland/ Kenny Lam EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2022-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A new campaign is set to encourage people across Scotland to experience a day out across the country this autumn and winter…. Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes expansion of Loganair’s service between Manchester and Aberdeen

Manchester, UK, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Loganair, the UK’s largest regional airline, has today (11 October) announced an expansion on its service between Manchester and Aberdeen as it responds to growing demand. Up from its current three return services per day to Aberdeen, the airline has expanded its offering on the route and… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of SCHLOSS Roxburghe Hotel & Golf Course, the first Destination by Hyatt brand in Scotland

The luxury country estate located in the Scottish Borders will then be the first Destination by Hyatt brand in Scotland CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 5, 2022) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with the 12.18. Group for SCHLOSS Roxburghe Hotel… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the Official Airline Partner of the United Rugby Championship (URC) and European Professional Club Rugby

With the inclusion of South African Teams the Airline will partner with the United Rugby Championship and European Professional Club Rugby competitions – Qatar Airways’ first rugby partnership for the upcoming season DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways announces its newest sport partnership as the Official Airline Partner of the United… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces 349-room Hyatt Centric Edinburgh Haymarket, slated to open in mid-2025

Located in the heart of the city, the full-service lifestyle property will mark the first Hyatt hotel in Scotland and second Hyatt Centric hotel in the United Kingdom CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (June 1, 2022) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement… Read the full press release

VisitScotland attracting younger visitors in the next phase of Scotland is Calling campaign

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2022-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A multi-million pound global marketing campaign is set to bolster the recovery of Scotland’s valuable tourism and events industry by encouraging younger visitors to make Scotland their top travel choice this year. With 16-34 year olds expected to be among the first to travel this year, and… Read the full press release

Scotland’s airline Loganair announces new route to Oslo and new jobs at Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen, UK, 2022-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — On the back of its 60th anniversary celebrations last week, Scotland’s airline Loganair has announced an expansion at Aberdeen International Airport with the introduction of a new route to Oslo and the creation of over 20 new jobs. The year-round link between Aberdeen and the Norwegian capital will… Read the full press release

Stagecoach announces the appointment of a new Head of Sustainability, Greg Ritt

New role showcasing commitment to sustainable change Greg Ritt joins with over 12 years of specialist knowledge Stagecoach continuing to make progress in new sustainability strategy Perth, Scotland, 2022-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has taken a further step in achieving its sustainability commitments by announcing the appointment of a new Head of Sustainability…. Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland announces exhibition featuring untold stories of people from Scotland’s history

Historic Environment Scotland announces exhibition of untold stories as part of Scotland’s themed year EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2022-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has today (Monday 10 January) announced a programme of activity to celebrate the Year of Stories which includes Unforgettable, an exhibition featuring the untold stories of 12 people from… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean extends British Isles sailings for Anthem of the Seas through October 2021

Anthem of the Seas Will Offer Additional British Isles Sailings from Southampton, England in September and October LONDON/MIAMI, 2021-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today (Aug. 4, 2021) announced the extension of its British Isles sailings for Anthem of the Seas through October 2021. Since early July, Anthem has been sailing from Southampton and welcoming thousands of U.K. residents… Read the full press release

VisitScotland’s new tourism campaign reminds visitors to protect, respect and enjoy Scotland responsibly

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2021-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland has launched a new national responsible tourism campaign with STV dubbed ‘I love it so I look after it’. Visitors to the area are being asked to consider their impact on Scotland’s landscapes and communities through a series of adverts. The national tourism organisation’s adverts feature… Read the full press release

Stagecoach announces major investment to introduce further 46 new fully electric buses across Scotland

Funding made available through Scottish Government’s Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme 22 double-deckers and 24 single-decker electric buses for Aberdeen, Kilmarnock and Perth Major investment totalling £11m in Aberdeen, £6m in Kilmarnock and £4.4m in Perth Buses all built in Scotland by leading bus manufacturer ADL with Perth and Aberdeen infrastructure provided by SSE Boost for… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland announces £842,802 funding to support conservation repair projects to historic buildings throughout Scotland

Funding boost for conservation repair projects to historic buildings throughout Scotland. EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Historic Environment Scotland has announced funding of £842,802 to support conservation repair projects to historic buildings throughout the country. The funding has been awarded to four heritage projects, including £92,387 to Hospitalfield House in Arbroath. Hospitalfield… Read the full press release

The Balmoral welcomes own resident Gaelic poet to commemorate special occasions with traditional Scottish literature

Edinburgh hotel says ‘fáilte’[1] to its own resident Gaelic poet, offering a bespoke service to commemorate special occasions with traditional Scottish literature. LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In honour of Valentine’s Day, The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte hotel, will launch a unique, romantic offering for guests. The hotel’s new Poet in Residence… Read the full press release

Stagecoach: Sam Greer to succeed retiring Robert Andrew as new Regional Director for Scotland

Sam Greer to take over as new Regional Director for Scotland Follows announcement that Robert Andrew is to retire after 35 years in the transport industry Perth, Scotland, 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has named its new Regional Director for Scotland as Sam Greer. Sam, who has been in the transport industry for 35… Read the full press release

VisitScotland announces the first ever major event in Scotland to feature an all-female police command structure — The 2019 Solheim Cup

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2019 Solheim Cup will become the first ever major event in Scotland to feature an all-female police command structure. Chief Superintendents Sharon Milton and Suzie Mertes, and Superintendent Maggie Pettigrew, will take control of safety proceedings when the biggest competition in women’s golf gets under way next… Read the full press release

Scotland from the Sky to showcase Scotland’s ever-changing landscapes

Three-part BBC1 Scotland series reveals Scotland’s hidden ancient past through aerial photography held in the Historic Environment Scotland (HES) archives. EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aerial photography held in our archives will showcase Scotland’s ever-changing landscapes in Scotland from the Sky which returns to BBC One at 9pm on Wednesday 17 April. The three-part second… Read the full press release

IHG opens the first Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants in Scotland, Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel

Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel brings a new, approachable luxury hotel offering to historic Edinburgh Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) today (06 MARCH 2019) opens the first Kimpton®Hotels & Restaurants in Scotland, Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel, as it continues to invest in Scotland as a luxury destination. Kimpton Charlotte Square… Read the full press release

World champion cyclist Sir Chris Hoy helped boost funds for British Airways’ Flying Start charity initiative in support of Comic Relief

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s multi-Olympic gold medallist and world champion cyclist Sir Chris Hoy helped boost British Airways’ Flying Start fund-raising initiative on behalf of Comic Relief when he visited the airline’s engineering hangar at Glasgow Airport. Sir Chris, who won six Olympic gold medals and 11 World championship medals… Read the full press release

The Scottish National Surfing Championships secures funding from EventScotland’s National Programme Fund

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A competition which brings surfers from across Scotland to compete for a national title has been successful in securing funding from EventScotland’s National Programme Fund. The Scottish National Surfing Championships, which take place from 19 – 22 April in Thurso, aim to bring surfers from across Scotland… Read the full press release

Glasgow and Scotland host the prestigious 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Paul Bush OBE, VisitScotland Director of Events, looks ahead to next month’s European Athletics Indoor Championships as well as the other events coming up in 2019. In two weeks’ time, Glasgow and Scotland will once again be in the global spotlight as the world-class Emirates Arena hosts the… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Scottish Snowdrop Festival will showcase some of Scotland’s most beautiful snowdrop collections from 25 January to 11 March 2019

  EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s finest gardens, woodlands and estates are set to open their gates for the 13th year of the country’s most popular flower festival. Signaling the end of winter and the promise of spring, the Scottish Snowdrop Festival will showcase some of Scotland’s most beautiful snowdrop collections from… Read the full press release