The Grant Arms Hotel achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A Highland hotel in which Queen Victoria once stayed has achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from the national tourism organisation. The Grant Arms Hotel, in Grantown-on-Spey, which specialises in bird watching and wildlife holidays, was given the accolade by VisitScotland. Built in 1765, during… Read the full press release

The Old Manse of Blair earns five stars from VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance Scheme

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A country house in the heart of Highland Perthshire received a special visit from a VisitScotland Coo Van as it became Perthshire’s first Five Star Restaurant with Rooms. The Old Manse of Blair, just outside the village of Blair Atholl, received five stars from the national tourism organisation’s… Read the full press release

VisitScotland opens a brand new iCentre for the capital city

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland has unveiled its new visitor information centre within the City Chambers on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. VISITORS to Scotland will experience cutting edge information and inspiration as VisitScotland opens a brand new iCentre for the capital city on May 22nd 2019. The national tourism organisation today… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Lonely Planet includes Shetland in its top 10 ‘Best in Europe’ destinations for 2019 – the only UK destination to be included

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK’s northernmost point has earned its place as one of the top must-see destinations for international travellers in Europe this year. Travel authority Lonely Planet, has today (21 May) revealed that Shetland has been listed at number six in its top 10 ‘Best in Europe’ destinations for 2019… Read the full press release

Action for Children and Perthshire Women’s Aid announced as the Official Charity Partners of The 2019 Solheim Cup

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Two charities have been unveiled as the Official Charity Partners of The 2019 Solheim Cup following a comprehensive process to identify organisations to benefit from Scotland’s staging of the world’s biggest women’s golf event. Action for Children and Perthshire Women’s Aid will benefit from in excess of… Read the full press release

VisitScotland Growth Fund supports EdinburghWows campaign

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The first-ever collaborative marketing campaign between Edinburgh’s arts venues will showcase the city as a must-see cultural destination all year round with the help of VisitScotland. EdinburghWows, a campaign based on highlighting the emotional connections stirred by outstanding cultural experiences, has received a £25,000 Growth Fund award… Read the full press release

Highland Perthshire B&B Cuil-an-Duin Country House earns Five Star Gold Quality Assurance Award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As B&Bs up and down the country prepare to embark on a week-long celebration, dedicated to recognising the hard work of independent hosts, a Highland Perthshire B&B is also marking a special milestone after receiving VisitScotland’s highest Quality Assurance grading. Cuil-an-Duin Country House, near Pitlochry, achieved a Five Star… Read the full press release

Newton Steading, a luxurious self-catering accommodation in Angus secures a five-star rating from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — An early 19th century barn, which has been renovated to luxurious self-catering accommodation, is celebrating after achieving a prestigious Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland. Newton Steading, situated near Lintrathen in Angus, has secured a five-star rating from the national tourism organisation. The grading highlights businesses who offer exceptional… Read the full press release

Discover the Cairngorms National Park campaign receives £40,000 VisitScotland Growth Fund

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A new campaign will showcase the Cairngorms National Park to the world with the support of VisitScotland. Discover the Cairngorms National Park, a campaign to inspire the international travel trade to list the UK’s largest National Park as a must visit destination, has received a £40,000 Growth… 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

VisitScotland announces Lanarkshire’s first ever tourism industry conference to take place on 19 March

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh from his adventures around some of Lanarkshire’s top heritage sites, digital consultant and travel blogger Neil Robertson, aka ‘Travels with a Kilt’, will be meeting local businesses at Lanarkshire’s first ever tourism industry conference next month to share his experiences and top tips for making the… 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

VisitScotland awards Four Star Gold award to Glentower Lower Observatory guest house

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — A Highland guest house which, over a century ago, received telegraph signals from the summit of Ben Nevis and transmitted them to shipping ports as gale warnings for skippers, has received a gold Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland. The national tourist board awarded Glentower Lower Observatory guest house, in… 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

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

Glasgow’s much-loved venue, Kelvin Hall earns five-star rating from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Glasgow’s iconic Kelvin Hall has been awarded a five-star rating from Scotland’s national tourism organisation. The much-loved venue, which is currently undergoing a multi-million pound refurbishment, received VisitScotland’s top Quality Assurance (QA) Scheme accolade in recognition of its exceptional customer service and high-quality facilities. The project to renovate Kelvin… Read the full press release

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

Garleton Lodge awarded a four-star gold accolade from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A luxury hotel in East Lothian has achieved a prestigious Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland just one year after opening. Garleton Lodge nestled in a countryside setting between Haddington and Gullane, has been awarded a four-star gold accolade from the national tourism organisation. Having worked in the property… Read the full press release

VisitScotland to launch new campaign dedicated to attracting visitors to the South of Scotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Half a million pounds of funding has been announced to launch a new campaign dedicated to attracting visitors to the South of Scotland. VisitScotland has been granted the additional funding from the Scottish Government to launch an ambitious two-year campaign to promote the south of Scotland as… 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

VisitScotland awards Hostelling Scotland’s Glen Nevis Youth Hostel its top Quality Assurance accolade

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A youth hostel situated at the foot of the UK’s highest mountain which has welcomed more than 1.3 million guests in its lifetime is celebrating after being given Five-Star status by the national tourism organisation. VisitScotland awarded Hostelling Scotland’s Glen Nevis Youth Hostel its top Quality Assurance… 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

Arden House in Callander awarded a four-star gold accolade by VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — A stunning bed and breakfast, made famous in TV drama Dr Finlay’s Casebook, has struck gold after achieving a prestigious Quality Assurance (QA) award from VisitScotland. Arden House in Callander, has been awarded a four-star gold accolade from the national tourism organisation. The Victorian home is surrounded… 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

Windlestraw achieves VisitScotland’s five star gold Quality Assurance Award

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A LUXURY restaurant with rooms situated in the heart of the Scottish Borders has achieved VisitScotland’s most prestigious Quality Assurance (QA) accolade. Windlestraw, an Edwardian manor overlooking the Tweed Valley in Walkerburn, is home to an intimate restaurant, gardens and six bedrooms. VisitScotland’s five star gold Quality… Read the full press release

Scottish foodie adventure: Food & Drink Fortnight, 1-16 September 2018

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Food & Drink Fortnight (1-16 September 2018) offers the ideal opportunity for a Scottish foodie adventure, with a variety of events taking place the length and breadth of the country for all, celebrating local produce and offering unique food and drink experiences. Scotland is home to many… Read the full press release

VisitScotland’s Scotland: Life campaign features Canadian influencer Chris Hau

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A Canadian influencer, with a collective social media following of over 514,000, has been on an adventure around the West of Scotland as part of an exciting project with VisitScotland. Chris Hau, a photographer, filmmaker and wakesurfer from Toronto, caught some waves off the coast of Tiree,… Read the full press release

VisitScotland appoints Cheryl Chapman as new Development Manager for Orkney

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A desire to work with stakeholders and partners to grow sustainable tourism and the visitor economy is amongst the aims of VisitScotland’s new Development Manager for Orkney. Cheryl Chapman is based in the national tourism organisation’s Kirkwall local office. She first visited Orkney in 2011 with her… Read the full press release