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Scotland's events industry helps cause disruption in the market

Scotland's events industry helps cause disruption in the market

Blog posts   •   Aug 16, 2018 15:32 BST

Paul Bush OBE, VisitScotland Director of Events, reflects on the successful delivery of the European Championships and how the new delivery model from the Championships is causing disruption in the market.

How well do we welcome?

How well do we welcome?

Blog posts   •   Jul 12, 2018 10:00 BST

In his latest blog, VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead explores the importance of language and discuss what it means for the future of Scottish tourism.

Three Tourism & Tech Trends for 2018

Three Tourism & Tech Trends for 2018

Blog posts   •   Jun 27, 2018 12:00 BST

Patrick O'Shaughnessy, Industry (Development) Manager at VisitScotland, examines how technology is shaping the visitor experience.

Celebrating our Future

Celebrating our Future

Blog posts   •   Jun 25, 2018 12:00 BST

Paula Ward, Regional Leadership Director at VisitScotland, reflects on how important the Year of Young People has been in bringing together the industry to celebrate the talents of tomorrow.

On the road again

On the road again

Blog posts   •   Jun 19, 2018 10:00 BST

In his latest blog, VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead reflects on his listening tour of Scotland.

A very happy birthday to a cultural icon

A very happy birthday to a cultural icon

Blog posts   •   Jun 07, 2018 10:00 BST

On the anniversary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's birth, ​Jim Clarkson, VisitScotland Regional Leadership Director, reflects on the legacy of the father of The Glasgow Style.

Scotland - the time is Now

Scotland - the time is Now

Blog posts   •   Apr 18, 2018 10:00 BST

In his latest blog, VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead looks at what new global movement 'Scotland is Now' means for Scotland.

Scotland is Now

Scotland is Now

Blog posts   •   Apr 11, 2018 12:07 BST

Ideas have the possibility to create change

Ideas have the possibility to create change

Blog posts   •   Nov 14, 2017 14:45 GMT

VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead writes about the launch our new global digital campaign 'Legends'.

No longer out on the fringes

No longer out on the fringes

Blog posts   •   Jul 11, 2017 14:32 BST

VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead, shares his memories, and discusses the economic impact, of Edinburgh's Festivals.

From Swedes to Kiwis, we’re keeping a close eye on the competition

From Swedes to Kiwis, we’re keeping a close eye on the competition

Blog posts   •   May 19, 2017 16:18 BST

VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead talks about the importance of keeping abreast of international trends and how Scotland can learn from other destinations.

Giving rugby tourism a try

Giving rugby tourism a try

Blog posts   •   May 09, 2017 15:37 BST

Investing in our young people

Investing in our young people

Blog posts   •   Mar 22, 2017 16:21 GMT

In case you didn’t notice, Scottish Apprenticeship Week has whizzed past again for another year, writes Malcolm Roughead, Chief Executive of VisitScotland.

Haggis, neeps and chatty - It is the journey that matters

Haggis, neeps and chatty - It is the journey that matters

Blog posts   •   Apr 28, 2015 16:08 BST

The ‘customer journey’ is the current industry buzz phrase – particularly the customer’s digital journey.

Haggis, neeps and chatty - Looking to the skies for industry inspiration!

Haggis, neeps and chatty - Looking to the skies for industry inspiration!

Blog posts   •   Mar 18, 2015 10:45 GMT

Scotland certainly has an interesting past when it comes to our relationship with the universe!

Haggis, neeps and chatty - Sorry to bang on about the weather again, but…

Haggis, neeps and chatty - Sorry to bang on about the weather again, but…

Blog posts   •   Feb 18, 2015 09:45 GMT

Sorry to bang on about the weather again, but…

Selling Scotland to India

Selling Scotland to India

Blog posts   •   Feb 03, 2015 12:55 GMT

VisitScotland's Indian Sales Mission has got off to an excellent start with a jam-packed schedule of successful meetings, events and appointments.

Haggis, neeps and chatty - What will we do in winter?

Haggis, neeps and chatty - What will we do in winter?

Blog posts   •   Jan 26, 2015 15:26 GMT

Here's the January 2015 edition of our industry blog from Partnership Communications Executive, Leo Plaster.