Proposals for an artificial ski slope at CairnGorm were resoundingly thrown out by the Cairngorm National Park Authority planning committee yesterday, against planners’ recommendations.
Controversial plans to build a budget hotel in a prominent gap site in Thurso are to go before Highland Councillors next month.
Shetland’s most famous Viking fire festival has been rated as among the best to light up winter.
Tourism leaders have warned that a new ambitious scheme needs to be rolled out across the region to protect the industry and other businesses across Moray.
CairnGorm’s fall from favour as centre’s market share plunges and skier numbers drop between 2014 and 2018
In the ten seasons from 2004 to 2013 CairnGorm’s skier numbers averaged 78,010 and the centre’s market share grew from 35.6% to 40.6%.
Aviemore’s seasonal businesses are under serious threat from the prolonged closure of the Cairngorm funicular railway, according to a local business group.
Enterprise, business and council chiefs have created a crack response team to deal with the consequences of the breakdown of the funicular railway as a new ski season looms.
A Deeside tourist attraction has scooped a top award.
Magical cash boost for fans of Harry Potter as Glenfinnan car park one of several projects to receive vital funding
“Magical” funding for rural tourism projects - including parking for the the Harry Potter railway - in the North will help to create the infrastructure required for an ever increasing number of tourists in Scotland.
A share of a £3 million funding boost will help create parking spaces for more than 100 cars at a Scottish landmark featured in the Harry Potter films.
The head of a hospitality industry body in Scotland has warned MSPs that a tourist tax would be “discriminatory”.
Nicola Sturgeon has announced a Scottish Government consultation will be held on a tourist tax.
Nicola Sturgeon has announced a consultation will be held into a tourist tax, the Scottish Tourism Alliance has said.
The Scottish Parliament has been awarded a five-star rating from Scotland’s national tourism body.
The historic ruins at Rievaulx Abbey in North Yorkshire are to be lit up in an array of colours for a three-day art installation this weekend.
Plans have been put forward to introduce a tourist tax in Edinburgh, with hopes it could bring £11 million a year to the Scottish capital.
A north-east politician has urged tourist agencies to capitalise on the opening of the V&A Museum in Dundee and help guide tourists to neighbouring communities in Aberdeenshire.
A north-east tourist boss believes the opening of the new V&A museum in Dundee could lead to the creation of an “east coast arts scene” that will attract more visitors following a massive increase in cruise ship visitors.
A £5 million fund has been set up to give a cash injection 10 new tourism projects that showcase the outstanding scenery, wildlife and culture of the Highlands and Islands.
A £5 million fund is being launched to support projects that showcase the “breathtaking” scenery, wildlife and culture of the Highlands and Islands.
The Loch Ness Monster is worth nearly £41 million a year to the Scottish economy, new research reveals.
A bold new six-part strategy aims to make north-east tourism a £1 billion industry in just five years.
Whisky tourism in Scotland is at an all-time high with figures showing that distilleries around the country welcomed a record 1.9million visitors last year.
The Co-op has delayed refurbishment work on Skye’s only 24-hour filling station after a backlash by by community groups and leaders fearing the vital resource would be closed off to the public for three months.
Car parking charges have been introduced at one of Skye’s most famous beauty spots ahead of a new 130-space car park a being introduced.
Film fanatics from across the globe are expected to flock to Scotland with the publication of a new guide celebrating the country’s success on the silver screen.
Braemar Gathering is one of the oldest Highland Games events in the world. Stephen Walsh learns how a new heritage centre is aiming to preserve global games culture for future generations
Glencoe has been officially recognised as Scotland’s newest National Nature Reserve (NNR).
Tourism bosses have insisted Aberdeen International Airport is ready for take-off despite being voted the worst in the UK.
Aberdeen Airport has been rated the worst in Scotland for the fourth year in a row in the latest Which? survey.
Plans have been announced to open a whisky distillery in Northumberland.
The VisitAberdeenshire chief executive Chris Foy believes rural tourism can significantly boost the overall industry over the next five years.