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

Musselburgh Racecourse Ladies Day, Salomon Skyline Scotland, the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open and Stirling Scottish Marathon shortlisted at this year’s Scottish Thistle Awards

EDINBURGH, Soctland, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — FOUR of Scotland’s major sporting events have been shortlisted for a national award at Scotland’s tourism Oscars. The four finalists for Best Sporting Event are: Musselburgh Racecourse Ladies Day – held in June, the event attracts a non-traditional audience to the race track and has a significant impact on the local… Read the full press release

Three of Scotland’s major business events shortlisted at this year’s Scottish Thistle Awards

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Business events curated or hosted by Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), Cashel Travel and DataLab will battle it out to be crowned Best Business Event at this year’s Scottish Thistle Awards National Final to be held on 14 March at the EICC. The three finalists for Best Business Event are: Edinburgh International… Read the full press release

VisitScotland welcomes National Television Awards’ decision to bring this year’s nomination announcement to Scotland and V&A Dundee

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead, said: “We are honoured that the National Television Awards has chosen Dundee to make the announcement of who will be in the running for a coveted National Television Award. This is the very first time that the nominations have been revealed in a live… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Scotland’s first-ever business events campaign celebrated its successful first anniversary

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s first-ever business events campaign has brought in almost £10 million worth of inquiries in its first year alone, VisitScotland can reveal. Scotland. Where Ideas Become Legend, launched in November 2017, and is an industry-first, bringing together all of Scotland’s convention bureaux as well as major conference… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces Hyatt Regency Edinburgh Marina, its first Hyatt-branded property in Scotland

Hyatt Regency Edinburgh Marina will mark the brand’s entry into Scotland ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt announced today (November 29, 2018)  that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement for the first Hyatt-branded property in Scotland and the third Hyatt Regency hotel in the United Kingdom. With 187 guestrooms and 98 apartments,… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Scotland will be hosting A whole host of events to celebrate St Andrew’s Day

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — If Hogmanay shows the world anything, it is that the Scots know how to throw a party. November 30th, St Andrew’s Day, is a day when Scots come together to celebrate the patron saint and what it means to be Scottish. A whole host of events take… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet lists Scotland’s Highlands and Islands amongst top 10 ‘Best in Travel’ destinations for 2019

EDINBURGH, 2018-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s Highlands and Islands* have earned their place as one of the top must-see destinations in the world in 2019. Travel authority, Lonely Planet, has today (23 October) revealed that the regions have been listed amongst its top 10 ‘Best in Travel’ destinations for 2019 – the only… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Fintech Fortnight to showcase Scotland’s fintech sector to the world, 17 to 28 September, 2018

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s first Fintech Fortnight celebrating the growing and lucrative fintech sector will begin today (Monday, 17 September), in conjunction with FinTech Scotland and VisitScotland Business Events. Fintech Scotland Fortnight 2018 will run from 17 to 28 September and feature 23 events across Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling, Falkirk and… Read the full press release