The popularity of the North East 250 road trip among both business members and tourists continues to grow, just over 18 months since its launch.
Tourism and conference-hosting is arguably one of the key industries most crucial to sustainable economic growth in Scotland and the north-east. It is a notoriously volatile trade, demanding constant innovation. If this key sector is to be successfully grown it will require long-term strategic thinking.
Scotland has played host to a galaxy of Hollywood stars filming their celluloid magic over the years, from Mel Gibson in Braveheart and Ted Danson in Loch Ness through to Daniel Craig in Skyfall and Saoirse Ronan in Mary Queen of Scots.
Visit Scotland recorded a 10% increase of overseas visitors to Scotland in 2018 and with the hope of another good summer, the ‘Outlander Effect’ bringing tourists from around the world and the film release this month of Robert The Bruce at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, at which the In-Person Strand is sponsored by Johnston Carmichael, we hope this upward trend will continue.
A Moray arts festival has been estimated to have generated an £869,000 boost for the local economy.
Outlander fans have snapped up tickets to hear author Diana Gabaldon speak at a stately home that features in the hit TV show.
Outlander fans are being offered the chance to quiz author Diana Gabaldon at a stately home that features in the hit TV show.
A unique bus-turned-cafe, situated on the shores of Aberdeen beach has been given a top tourism award.
Availability of brown tourism signs questioned after Moray business quoted almost £50,000 for just four signs
Transport Scotland has been urged to ensure brown tourist attraction signs are accessible - and affordable - for all businesses.
It comes as no surprise that Skye is one of the top locations to visit in Scotland.
He is known for his chirpy advice - but now lovable cartoon character Donald from Skye has flown the nest to China.
Gaelic could add more than £82 million per year to tourism, Visit Scotland revealed yesterday.
A Deeside tourist attraction has scooped a top award.
Moray Council’s governing administration has backed a tourism tax for the region in an attempt to bolster investment in under-pressure services.
A Moray distillery that lay dormant for more than a decade has now gained five-star approval from Visit Scotland.
Calls are being made for north-east businesses to become more digitally savvy so they can cash in on the tourism boom hitting the UK.
North businessman claims he raised similar idea for circuit – nearly four years before NC500 was launched
It has been hailed as a gamechanger for the holiday trade in the north Highlands.
National tourism bosses have spoken out about the impact large numbers of wind turbines could be having on visitors to Speyside.
A world premiere stage production of a 15th Century Scots poem will be one of the main attractions at a Moray arts extravaganza.
VisitScotland’s chief executive yesterday claimed tourism in the Highlands was “in a very good place” and insisted “Scotland is open all year round”.
An award-winning attraction is hoping to take visitors on a journey into Peterhead’s past with a new audio tour.
A new scheme to create a network of whale-watching spots up and down the west coast could create jobs and boost the economy.
A leading tour operator has warned Highland Council’s controversial parking charges plan could hamper tourism.
Balmedie businessman angered by new AWPR tourist signs that “ignore” the award-winning coastal village
A Balmedie businessman has voiced his anger at tourist signs on the new dual carriageway claiming the village has been “totally ignored”.
A rare blended malt made from whisky from eight Islay distilleries has officially been launched.
A dozen tourism experts from Canada are due to tour Speyside next week in order to sell the region as a holiday destination.
Gardens and estates in Moray are expecting a blossoming start to the summer tourist season with the launch of a flower show.
A glamping bothy which was up for a national award last year has been given retrospective planning permission.
An arts festival on the Moray Firth coast will return later this year to provide a tourism boost to the region.
A special map celebrating Scotland’s connections to the silver screen has been created by a tourism body ahead of Hollywood’s biggest night.
A former north-east railway station which has been transformed into a tourist shop has landed a major accolade.
Tickets for an extravaganza to celebrate whisky from Speyside have been selling in record time.