Red-faced tourism bosses had to delete a photograph posted online to promote Glencoe – because it featured the former home of shamed celebrity Jimmy Savile.
Young travellers heading to Scotland to showcase its stunning surroundings with selfies are contributing to an £820million tourism boom.
The Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland could be set to join the Taj Mahal in India, the Grand Canyon in the USA and the Great Barrier Reef in Australia as a World Heritage Site.
A Moray distillery and visitor centre has been given a five-star rating from VisitScotland.
VisitScotland have launched a new ghost trail at Crathes Castle - just in time for Halloween.
A historic castle on the Isle of Skye is to remain open to tourists throughout the autumn to meet the growing popularity for the ancient ruin.
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.
Businesses around the Buchan coastline are being encouraged to collaborate in marketing the region as a tourism destination.
When people across the UK were asked to vote in a list of the top 10 best castles in the country, the top two places went to Scottish castles. Edinburgh Castle topped the list, with Balmoral Castle, The Queen’s holiday home in Royal Deeside, coming in second place.
NorthLink Ferries announced yesterday passenger numbers to the Northern Isles have soared by 10% since the firm took over the ferry service in July 2012.
Entertainment has been promised for almost every street corner in Aberdeen as scores of world-class fiddlers prepare to descend upon the north-east.
An advance preview of the redeveloped Ballater Old Royal Station has been released, with its grand reopening now only weeks away.
More than 100 concerts and workshops will be held in the north east next month as part of a world-renowned traditional music festival.
A new film that is a “love letter to Scotland” could trigger a wave of senior climbers tackling some of the north’s, boosting tourism in the process.
Developing a technique to infuse seaweed with coconut oil has helped a Highland scallop diver to launch an all-natural cosmetics line.
Visits to the Scottish islands are up 22% according to the latest figures posted by the Island Visitor Survey, with scenery and landscape being listed as the predominant factor in luring visitors towards the Scottish isles.
While it’s whisky that everyone associates with Scotland, another amber liquid, beer, has also been popular for a long time.
A world-leading celebration of fiddle playing and traditional dancing is to grow even bigger thanks to a new funding boost.
Around 70 tourist attractions and organisations from across the north-east, Moray and Highlands will be represented at Scotland’s largest annual travel trade show in Glasgow next week.
Travellers of the Great Glen Way are to stay better connected with their surroundings following the launch of a new app.
The North’s leading tourism destinations could benefit from a share of £6 million after the Government launched a new fund to help attract more visitors to rural communities.
Events celebrating Scotland’s clan history are to be given more than £48,000 this year in an effort to attract international tourists to the country.
An Aberdeenshire hostel has become the region’s first to be granted a top award from a national tourism body.
The north-east is poised to bolster its tourism credentials during the year ahead after a busy 12 months for the buoyant sector.
An Aberdeenshire landmark has been named one of the most recognisable castles in the country.
A Highland councillor is calling on the local authority to pressure VisitScotland to make a U-turn on its decision to shut tourist information offices throughout the region.
A massive project to bring thousands of tourists to the north-east has been unveiled.
The Scottish Government will today announce plans to create a new tourism taskforce to help Skye cope with rising visitor numbers.
Lord Thurso has defended plans to close visitor centres – including Thurso itself – saying a proposed shake-up will lead to "more and better" services.
Scottish tourism bosses have confirmed nearly two-thirds of their tourist information centres will close as part of a “radical” move, designed to meet the increasingly digital needs of visitors.
More than 260 Highland businesses along the North Coast 500 route are set to benefit from “first class” training and new information boards to help them better market local attractions.
VisitScotland has welcomed British Airways’ announcement that it will increase the number of flights from Heathrow to Inverness next year.