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
Not everyone is in favour of foreign tourists messing about in the landscape and crowding into one’s favourite pub, but almost everyone can agree that Britain’s economy is sorely in need of a boost, and tourism has the capability to provide it. If, that is, a sufficient number of tourists spending their holiday funds can be . . . → Read More: Despite local reservations tourism is vital to the UK economy
A recently announced link-up between VisitScotland and National Geographic to promote the beautiful spots in Scotland should provide a much needed boost to Scotland’s tourism. The deal is part of the organisation’s 2013 Natural Scotland celebrations and takes advantage of the magazine’s wide readership in Europe, North America and other regions of the world.
The campaign, a . . . → Read More: Scottish tourism receives boost from new collaboration
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
The Harry Potter books and films have increased Scotland’s share of the tourist market for a long time to come. Even after the current, and last, Harry Potter film has appeared on the screen, Scotland shall be a destination for Potter fans of all ages.
Many people in other countries have become increasingly more aware of Scotland . . . → Read More: Harry Potter is wizard for Scottish tourism