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Sherlock Holmes’ Scotland - it would be a crime to miss it

Sherlock Holmes’ Scotland - it would be a crime to miss it

Press Releases   •   Sep 19, 2017 10:36 BST

Scotland, as the birthplace of author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the ideal location for following in the famous detective’s footsteps, with dedicated tours as well as the chance to explore Scotland’s wider literary heritage.

The Story of Edinburgh Unveiled in 101 Objects

The Story of Edinburgh Unveiled in 101 Objects

Press Releases   •   May 04, 2017 13:32 BST

New visitor experience set to draw tourists to explore the capital

Sense of Scotland tour launched at Edinburgh’s Scotch Whisky Experience

Sense of Scotland tour launched at Edinburgh’s Scotch Whisky Experience

Press Releases   •   May 03, 2017 15:01 BST

Culture Secretary Experiences A New Sense of Scotland

Season to celebrate

Season to celebrate

Press Releases   •   Apr 18, 2017 12:58 BST

Edinburgh and the Lothians set for start of tourism season

Going the extra mile

Going the extra mile

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2017 10:08 GMT

New drive for welcome scheme

Five star operation

Five star operation

Press Releases   •   Feb 07, 2017 10:29 GMT

Surgeons’ Hall Museums awarded top rating

Out of this world review for the Usher Hall

Out of this world review for the Usher Hall

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2017 15:41 GMT

​Its 100-year-career boasts sell out shows from the Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash and Ella Fitzgerald - but the real stars of the Usher Hall can be found off stage.

Hitting all the right notes

Hitting all the right notes

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2017 12:09 GMT

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo rated 5 Stars by VisitScotland

House of Gold

House of Gold

Press Releases   •   Dec 29, 2016 12:23 GMT

Edinburgh Bed & Breakfast awarded 4 Star Gold by VisitScotland

Disabled visitors not about ‘risk management’

Disabled visitors not about ‘risk management’

Press Releases   •   Oct 27, 2016 00:02 BST

Disabled visitors to Scotland should not be seen as “risk management” but as valued customers, according to the national tourism organisation.

Tasty new tour offers double decker dining in Scotland's capital

Tasty new tour offers double decker dining in Scotland's capital

Press Releases   •   Sep 30, 2016 10:15 BST

Edinburgh residents and visitors to the Scottish capital are being treated to a tasty new city experience as a brand new city tour, that includes on-board gourmet dining, is launched yesterday (Thursday 29 September).

Access all areas

Access all areas

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2016 09:00 BST

Accessible tourism experts gather in Edinburgh

Crafting out a new market

Crafting out a new market

Press Releases   •   Jul 12, 2016 15:07 BST

Unique beer launched as research reveals craft beer revolution could be worth millions to tourism.

Major New Galleries Open at the National Museum of Scotland

Major New Galleries Open at the National Museum of Scotland

Press Releases   •   Jul 05, 2016 15:55 BST

​Ten major new galleries open this Friday, 8 July, at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, following a £14.1 million redevelopment in its 150th anniversary year.

Haggis, neeps and chatty - Have transport, will travel

Haggis, neeps and chatty - Have transport, will travel

Blog posts   •   May 30, 2016 10:01 BST

Recently, our CEO, Malcolm Roughead , wrote a piece on train travel to Scotland noting the increase in train journeys from London to Edinburgh and around the country.

Edinburgh named second best rated destination in UK for 2016

Edinburgh named second best rated destination in UK for 2016

Press Releases   •   Mar 23, 2016 11:57 GMT

Edinburgh also 21st in Europe while Glasgow comes ninth in the UK in TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Destinations Awards

Travel elite come to Edinburgh

Travel elite come to Edinburgh

Press Releases   •   Feb 24, 2016 12:56 GMT

VisitScotland teams up with The Guardian to host and sponsor travel awards

Surgeons’ Hall Museums Reopen After Major Transformation

Surgeons’ Hall Museums Reopen After Major Transformation

Press Releases   •   Sep 24, 2015 12:25 BST

​One of the UK’s oldest and most unique group of museums reopens today having been closed for 18 months to undergo a £4 million transformation.

VisitScotland welcomes new Finnish flight route

VisitScotland welcomes new Finnish flight route

Press Releases   •   Aug 20, 2015 17:12 BST

VisitScotland Chairman Mike Cantlay welcomes the announcement by Finnish airline, Finnair, of a direct flight from Helsinki to Edinburgh.

Simply the Fest

Simply the Fest

Press Releases   •   Aug 08, 2015 09:55 BST

Tourism takes centre stage at Edinburgh Festivals