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Davis Cup Reaffirms Glasgow and Scotland as Events Leaders

Davis Cup Reaffirms Glasgow and Scotland as Events Leaders

Press Releases   •   Aug 14, 2015 12:23 BST

The return of the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas is further proof of Scotland's burgeoning status as a destination of choice for sporting and cultural events

Scotland raised its Game

Scotland raised its Game

Press Releases   •   Jul 23, 2015 10:56 BST

​The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games was a game-changer for Scottish tourism, VisitScotland has said.

Top Scot: Scotland rewarded for sport destination marketing effort

Top Scot: Scotland rewarded for sport destination marketing effort

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2015 11:48 BST

Following an incredible 2014 in which Scotland welcomed the world, the national tourism organisation has been awarded the ‘Sport Tourism Destination Marketing Award’ at the European Sport Tourism Summit, held at Thomond Park Stadium in Limerick (Thursday 14th May).

People asked us ‘what’s next’ after Commonwealth Games?

People asked us ‘what’s next’ after Commonwealth Games?

Press Releases   •   Mar 26, 2015 12:27 GMT

VisitScotland welcomes European Championships announcement as Scotland continues to ‘punch above its weight’ on the sporting world stage

Scotland sees the Commonwealth Games effect with a 9.98% increase in visitor numbers

Scotland sees the Commonwealth Games effect with a 9.98% increase in visitor numbers

Press Releases   •   Mar 16, 2015 09:48 GMT

The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) announces its members' visitor figures for 2014.

Tourism director reveals her 'Brilliant Moments' of 2014

Tourism director reveals her 'Brilliant Moments' of 2014

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2015 10:37 GMT

As the New Year gets underway, Liz Buchanan, Regional Partnerships Director of national tourism organisation VisitScotland, has been taking time to reflect on the highlights of 2014 - a year of unprecedented importance for Scottish tourism.

VisitScotland praises parade as ‘chance to relive Glasgow Games’ magic’

VisitScotland praises parade as ‘chance to relive Glasgow Games’ magic’

Press Releases   •   Aug 15, 2014 11:36 BST

The Team Scotland Athletes' Parade will take place in Glasgow today (15 August)

Commonwealth success helps Scotland raise its game

Commonwealth success helps Scotland raise its game

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2014 09:43 BST

The XX Commonwealth Games has been credited with leaving a lasting legacy on Scotland’s £1bn events industry, with nine world-class sporting and cultural events coming to Scotland in 2015 alone.

From Teacakes to Tourism: a Games’ plan for Scotland

From Teacakes to Tourism: a Games’ plan for Scotland

Press Releases   •   Aug 03, 2014 12:32 BST

Ahead of the closing ceremony for the XX Commonwealth Games tonight (Sun 3 August) at Hampden Park, Mike Cantlay, Chairman of VisitScotland said:

Glasgow strikes tourism gold as Games draws to a close

Glasgow strikes tourism gold as Games draws to a close

Press Releases   •   Aug 02, 2014 00:01 BST

Glasgow’s tourism industry will be one of the biggest winners of the XX Commonwealth Games, according to VisitScotland.

VisitScotland Chief Executive hails Games tourism "gold rush"
UK’s No.1 Attraction leads the way in accessible tourism in Scotland

UK’s No.1 Attraction leads the way in accessible tourism in Scotland

Press Releases   •   Jul 28, 2014 15:24 BST

With the official launch of its new Access Statement today at 10am, by Fergus Ewing, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, The Royal Yacht Britannia is leading the way in accessible tourism in Scotland.

Today Glasgow, Tomorrow The World

Today Glasgow, Tomorrow The World

Press Releases   •   Jul 28, 2014 12:11 BST

VisitScotland and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau event focuses on boosting Games’ impact.

Let the Games begin!

Let the Games begin!

Press Releases   •   Jul 24, 2014 14:43 BST

VisitScotland Chairman celebrates ‘Glasgow’s golden opportunity to shine’ as world is wowed by opening ceremony.

Glasgow plays starring role in business tourism

Glasgow plays starring role in business tourism

Press Releases   •   Jul 23, 2014 10:12 BST

Top VisitScotland award to SECC and The SSE Hydro is further testament to outstanding quality of city’s venues

Flying the flag for Scotland

Flying the flag for Scotland

Press Releases   •   Jul 22, 2014 15:47 BST

Gymnasts help launch new VisitScotland Information Centre in Athletes' Village.

Scotland House welcomes the world

Scotland House welcomes the world

Press Releases   •   Jul 22, 2014 10:54 BST

Celebrating Scotland's sporting, cultural and business successes.

DONE AND DUSTED!

DONE AND DUSTED!

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2014 13:15 BST

Visitor Attractions gear up to welcome the world as Games countdown continues.

Games could be golden ticket to more Commonwealth visitors

Games could be golden ticket to more Commonwealth visitors

Press Releases   •   Jun 30, 2014 00:00 BST

‘2014 is unique year for Scottish tourism’, says VisitScotland

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Online training aims to ensure warm welcome for all during Games

Press Releases   •   Jun 23, 2014 00:00 BST

Minister launches new e-learning tool to boost £370m accessible tourism market