22nd August 2022 by Ivan McKee MSP
Blog piece from Tourism Minister Ivan McKee on new Tourism and Hospitality Industry Leadership Group.
27th September 2012 by Fergus Ewing MSP
Today is World Tourism Day and I am delighted to lend my support. Organised by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). 2012 is a year in which we are likely to see 1 billion global tourist arrivals and this is expected to rise to 1.8 billion by 2030.
24th May 2012 by Richard Lochhead
Tourism and food and drink are both key sectors when it comes to growing Scotland’s economy and the Scottish Food Champions initiative, which I have announced today, will bring the two together.
18th May 2012 by Linda Hanna
This week we launched a new campaign, ‘Yes to Growth’, to stimulate Scottish companies to invest in their growth. If a company has an idea or project that will help it grow, we want to hear about it and positively help make growth a reality.
2nd March 2012 by Mike Cantlay
This week VisitScotland is getting involved in Scottish Tourism Week which offers an exciting programme of events focusing on the Scottish tourism industry. Scottish Tourism Week takes place every year pushing tourism very much into the spotlight of stakeholders throughout the country.
30th January 2012 by Fergus Ewing MSP
VisitScotland has just published their Scotland Visitor Survey, which shows 98% of visitors to Scotland are likely to recommend the country to others, and a further 84% planning to make a return trip in the next five years.
18th November 2011 by Fergus Ewing MSP
The full length trailer for Brave has been released, giving us a flavour of what I expect will be the biggest cinematic opportunity to showcase Scotland since Braveheart.