North-east politicians are well aware of the importance of tourism to the local economy.
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.
Dolphin capital of the world – could this become the new globally-recognised nickname for Aberdeen?
Picture a postcard of Scotland. Highland coos, beautiful lochs, mountainous terrain, historic castles, glorious golf courses on magnificent dunes, rugged cliffs, sandy beaches and whisky galore.
Almost every visitor to the north-east would recommend the region as an ideal holiday location, according to new research.
According to the 1989 movie Field of Dreams, you simply have to build it and they will come – even to a baseball field located in a remote Iowa farm.
Council proposals to cut funding for organisations set up to boost tourism will "significantly jeopardise" plans to create growth and jobs in the local economy, it was claimed yesterday.
Business leaders gathered at the weekend to discuss ways to promote their corner of the north-east.
Tourist chiefs have been accused of overlooking huge swathes of the north-east as they prioritise selling the bright lights of Aberdeen to the world.
The tourism board for the north-east has joined forces with an international airline for its first collaborative campaign to market Aberdeen city and shire as the perfect festive holiday destination.
Tourism chiefs are stepping up preparations to ensure 2019 is a bumper year for cruise visitors.
The organisation in charge of marketing the north-east to tourists is being urged to help Peterhead get its fair share of cruise liners.
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-east tourism bosses have thrown their weight behind a campaign to promote the long-awaited Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR).
Visitor numbers in Aberdeen have soared in the last year - prompting predictions from industry chiefs that tourism will generate £1billion a year by 2023.
North-east businesses are being asked to help shape the region’s billion-pound tourism industry.
Colin Crosby is to step down as chairman of VisitAberdeenshire during the spring, the tourism agency for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire confirmed today.
The Aberdeen region has been awarded a mark of excellence in customer service in a scheme led by VisitAberdeenshire to establish the north-east as a top tourist destination.
A new hotel being built in Aberdeen is expected to create more than 200 jobs following a £20million-plus investment by Canadian billionaires.
The leader of a drive to encourage London 2012 Olympics visitors to explore other parts of the UK has been chosen to head a north-east tourism body.
North-east tourism body, VisitAberdeenshire, has launched an initiative to help the region take a bigger slice of Scotland's £1.1billion golf travel market.
Tributes last night poured in for a north-east tourism chief, who was credited with opening up the region to thousands of visitors from across the globe.
Hotels in Aberdeen enjoyed a modest pick-up in bookings during December but only after a sharp drop in room rates.
Aberdeenshire tourism chiefs are planning to pitch-up at one of the world's largest golf shows in a bid to boost the region's holiday trade.
Golf has been placed at the heart of a new strategy to lure more visitors from Iceland to the North-East.
An initiative designed to help tourism businesses across the north-east to attract more visitors has been launched by tourism body VisitAberdeenshire.
A stalwart of the north east tourism industry, Roger Goodyear, was honoured last night by his peers at the 2016 Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards (ACSTA).
Already tourism to the north-east has started to pick up since the oil and gas downturn.
Plans for a £10million dolphin watching centre overlooking Aberdeen Harbour have reached a “pivotal” stage as backers await the outcome of a business plan evaluation.
New hotel trade figures suggest accommodation providers in Aberdeen are seeing a recovery in the market.
Tourism body VisitAberdeenshire is setting its sights on attracting large-scale business events to the north-east at a trade show in Europe.