The countryside of Scotland is no less beautiful and breathtaking than it’s ever been, and its culture and customs no less Scottish, but the sad fact is that less people are visiting from outside its borders, which means a considerable loss of income for its government and its citizens. According to last week’s report from the . . . → Read More: Less foreign visitors making the trip to Scotland
There are at least a few souls in the UK who were happy to see it snowing on Easter weekend; they’re the punters who put their bets on when the odds were still 80 to 1 or thereabouts. Those odds got a lot shorter in a hurry as Winter kept pushing Spring right off the calendar . . . → Read More: Punters cash in on snow at Easter bets
Within the next few months a programme aimed at making Scotland a premier cycling destination is set to be launched. The programme was conceptualised after tourism leaders identified it as one of the best growth areas of the tourism industry.
The high profile campaign to recommend the country as destination for road cyclists and mountain bikers takes . . . → Read More: Scotland cycling programme set to launch
It may not be so interesting to hear, but Boring, a town in Oregon, United States is joining Dull, a village in Scotland to come up with the Boring and Dull Day for attracting visitors. Because of their odd names, the two places formed an international collaboration last year for developing economic and cultural links.
Currently, Oregon’s . . . → Read More: Two towns come together for the Boring and Dull Day
An Edinburgh inn proudly revealed that it has created an abode especially for the fun loving youngster as well as for the noisy ones who are out for the big rugby game. A night’s sleep in one of the king-size rooms of the Central Hotel is definitely the stuff that sweet dreams are made of and . . . → Read More: The Central Hotel in Edinburgh caters to all ages
Loch Lomond is the place you would love to visit, if you are looking forward to a relaxing weekend; or even a fun-filled active break from your routine. Interestingly, this popular tourist spot in Scotland happens to be the largest freshwater body in the UK. A wide variety of activities, like fishing, boat trips and water . . . → Read More: Taking a break at Loch Lomond
Scotland was the venue for some of the events held in the London 2012 Olympic Games last summer and it is said that it unfavourably affected the area’s tourism. Many call it as an “Olympic effect” simply because a lot of holiday travellers was forced to linger in London because of the Olympics, thus, Scotland lost . . . → Read More: Scottish tourism adversely affected by London 2012
First bands announced for HebCelt’s 18th birthday
Island event to feature on festive TV schedule
International interest in advance tickets for summer spectacular
The Hebridean Celtic Festival which is going to take place in Scotland next summer is going to see two of Scotland’s most popular live acts perform, as well as an American band who’ve become one of . . . → Read More: Celtic Festival is all good news
From the grain to the glass; the ultimate Whisky exhibition comes to Edinburgh
The rich history and heritage enjoyed by Scotch Whisky, the national drink of Scotland, is to be explored thanks to a major new exhibition that opens on the 29th November at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh.
Scotch Whisky; from Grain to Glass marks the centenary . . . → Read More: From the grain to the glass; the ultimate Whisky exhibition comes to Edinburgh
Scotland is a great tourist destination and annually millions of tourists visit the popular country. It is so popular, because of its natural beauty, rich culture and the hundreds of points of interest. One of the biggest cultural events held in Scotland is the Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival which is held in May & June.
The . . . → Read More: Scotland is the Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival