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Edinburgh and Glasgow named in top 10 TripAdvisor best-rated destinations for 2018

Edinburgh and Glasgow named in top 10 TripAdvisor best-rated destinations for 2018

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2018 15:31 GMT

Edinburgh is today (20 March) named the second best rated destination in the UK and 20th Europe in the tenth annual Travellers’ Choice awards for Destinations, announced by TripAdvisor, the travel planning and booking site. Elsewhere in Scotland, Glasgow comes in sixth place in the UK top ten.

150 years of Mackintosh

150 years of Mackintosh

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2018 15:25 GMT

Funding boost for anniversary campaign in Glasgow

On the Trail of Merlin

On the Trail of Merlin

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2018 14:42 GMT

New visitor routes launched in the south of Scotland

Best of Both Worlds

Best of Both Worlds

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2018 14:28 GMT

VisitScotland Growth Funded campaign urges visitors to experience both Argyll and Glasgow

Scottish Tourism’s Best of the Best

Scottish Tourism’s Best of the Best

Press Releases   •   Mar 16, 2018 15:12 GMT

National tourism talent honoured at Scottish Thistle Awards

Grand opening draws in the visitors

Grand opening draws in the visitors

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 12:53 GMT

Local illustrator helps VisitScotland open new information centre on Glasgow’s busiest street

Celebrating success

Celebrating success

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 12:44 GMT

Tourism conference helps Dundee & Angus prepare for busy year

Moray Speyside secures World Host destination status

Moray Speyside secures World Host destination status

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 12:30 GMT

Region is rewarded for its excellent customer service

Direct China flight heralds a ‘gear-change’ for Scottish tourism

Direct China flight heralds a ‘gear-change’ for Scottish tourism

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 11:42 GMT

Hainan Airlines announces Beijing to Edinburgh route

Outstanding Businesses, Visionary Leaders, Brilliant People

Outstanding Businesses, Visionary Leaders, Brilliant People

Blog posts   •   Mar 13, 2018 13:08 GMT

Peter Lederer CBE, who was the recipient of the Silver Thistle Award at the 2014/15 Scottish Thistles Awards, reflects on the changing face of tourism in Scotland over the past three decades. The former chairman of Gleneagles was recognised for transforming the Perthshire hotel into one of the country’s most luxurious resorts and his part in bringing the Ryder Cup to Scotland in 2014.

International film festival receives financial boost

International film festival receives financial boost

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 09:58 GMT

EventScotland National Funding programme supports Alchemy Film Festival

Star quality

Star quality

Press Releases   •   Mar 09, 2018 12:24 GMT

Dunalastair Hotel Suites earns 5-star grading from VisitScotland

Blervie House shows its star quality

Blervie House shows its star quality

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2018 12:17 GMT

Moray Speyside guest house scoops five stars

Reflections on International Women’s Day

Reflections on International Women’s Day

Blog posts   •   Mar 08, 2018 10:14 GMT

Anne Anderson, Vice-Principal, Head of the College of Social Sciences and Gender Champion at Glasgow University and VisitScotland board member, takes a personal look at gender equality on International Women’s Day.

Film-Making the Scottish Connection

Film-Making the Scottish Connection

Press Releases   •   Feb 28, 2018 00:05 GMT

VisitScotland creates ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ style film map

Absolute Gold!

Absolute Gold!

Press Releases   •   Feb 27, 2018 10:12 GMT

Luxury hotel wins tourism’s highest accolade

Getting creative with Scottish icons

Getting creative with Scottish icons

Press Releases   •   Feb 26, 2018 13:00 GMT

Business Events campaign celebrates textile and design industry

A jam-packed event for Glasgow’s champions

A jam-packed event for Glasgow’s champions

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2018 11:18 GMT

Jam Boy helps Glasgow Welcomes bring in the Year of Young People

The Final Thistle

The Final Thistle

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2018 10:22 GMT

Countdown to biggest night in Scottish tourism with #Thistles25

A Digital Boost for Businesses

A Digital Boost for Businesses

Press Releases   •   Feb 21, 2018 10:36 GMT

Programme of digital training events launched as part of Scottish Tourism Month