Snow and skiers rescue Scotland’s tourism from recessionary blasts

By Nichola Rutherford

Published: 13/04/2011

A renaissance in Scottish ski-ing has bolstered the country’s tourism industry in the depths of the recession, a new report has revealed.

Ski resorts enjoyed a huge increase in visitors during 2010 as long spells of heavy snow meant people were able to take to the slopes as late as the last week of June.

And as the financial downturn began to bite, more Scots gave up their foreign trips for a “staycation” that helped the national holiday trade.

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