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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.

Home run!

Home run!

Press Releases   •   Jan 07, 2015 11:07 GMT

Homecoming Scotland 2014 events top over 2 million attendances

Homecoming bound

Homecoming bound

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2014 15:07 GMT

Inverurie school pupils create Year of Homecoming inspired book.

Burns winter garden event promises to be a scorcher!

Burns winter garden event promises to be a scorcher!

Press Releases   •   Nov 19, 2014 15:07 GMT

There’s a bright spark of inspiration on the horizon with brand new event Ae Spark o’ Nature’s Fire.

Celebrate Scotland’s patron saint on St Andrew’s Day

Celebrate Scotland’s patron saint on St Andrew’s Day

Press Releases   •   Nov 18, 2014 09:00 GMT

On Sunday 30 November Scots will enjoy many brilliant moments as they celebrate the patron saint of Scotland on St Andrew’s Day. There are lots of events around the country to celebrate the saint, and many of the events mark the beginning of Scotland’s winter festivals.

A Highland High Five

A Highland High Five

Press Releases   •   Nov 13, 2014 14:26 GMT

​Visitors, locals and businesses have given a ‘high five’ to the Highland Homecoming celebrations.

VisitScotland plugs into MTV generation

VisitScotland plugs into MTV generation

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2014 11:43 GMT

The MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) will act as a catalyst in attracting a new generation of cultural tourists to Scotland, it was announced today. The event, secured by a partnership between VisitScotland’s events directorate EventScotland and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau (GCMB) is one of the world’s biggest cultural events.

 Scotland’s top line-up continues with Christmas and Hogmanay 2014

Scotland’s top line-up continues with Christmas and Hogmanay 2014

Press Releases   •   Oct 31, 2014 14:26 GMT

From traditional Christmas markets and winter wonderland ice rinks, to haggis hurling and one of the world’s greatest New Year celebrations, Scotland is planning its best ever Christmas and New Year celebrations as the ultimate finale to 2014.

Close encounters of the heard kind

Close encounters of the heard kind

Press Releases   •   Oct 29, 2014 17:15 GMT

Homecoming boost for Hebridean Hopscotch

Homecoming boost for Hebridean Hopscotch

Press Releases   •   Oct 28, 2014 10:13 GMT

Bookings rise for travel company following Homecoming tie-in

Festival starts with a fang!

Festival starts with a fang!

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2014 09:42 BST

Scotland’s first ever Caledonian Vampyre Ball set to bite Stirling

Strongest first half of year for Scottish tourism since 2008

Strongest first half of year for Scottish tourism since 2008

Press Releases   •   Oct 23, 2014 00:01 BST

Inbound business visits to Scotland see highest growth

MTV pops up across Glasgow

MTV pops up across Glasgow

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2014 14:18 BST

As Glasgow gets ready to welcome the 2014 MTV EMA some of the city’s freshest creative talent from The Glasgow School of Art have been working through the night in an exciting collaboration which will showcase six unmissable giant MTV logos around the city, designed to get Glasgow buzzing in the run up to the show on Sunday 9 November.

The spirit of Nessie

The spirit of Nessie

Press Releases   •   Oct 20, 2014 09:59 BST

Paranormal investigator discusses the Loch Ness monster’s possible "haunting" nature

Winter is Coming!

Winter is Coming!

Press Releases   •   Oct 08, 2014 09:05 BST

Scotland’s newest snowsports festival is set to take place on 18 and 19 October at Scotland’s dry slopes.

Scotland the Friendly

Scotland the Friendly

Press Releases   •   Oct 07, 2014 12:08 BST

Scotland has been voted one of the friendliest countries in the world by readers of online travel magazine Rough Guides.

Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran to Rock MTV EMA in Glasgow

Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran to Rock MTV EMA in Glasgow

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2014 16:21 BST

MTV has revealed today that best-selling UK male artist Ed Sheeran and pop superstar Ariana Grande are to perform at the 2014 MTV EMA,

Scotland’s autumn colours will delight leaf-peepers

Scotland’s autumn colours will delight leaf-peepers

Press Releases   •   Oct 01, 2014 09:00 BST

Head to Scotland for stunning autumn colours and world-class leaf-peeping

Halloween 2014 - Destination: Scotland

Halloween 2014 - Destination: Scotland

Press Releases   •   Sep 23, 2014 10:54 BST

Take a trip to Scotland for thrills, chills and a festival first!

MTV reveal the nominees for the 2014 MTV EMA, the world’s annual music awards show

MTV reveal the nominees for the 2014 MTV EMA, the world’s annual music awards show

Press Releases   •   Sep 16, 2014 12:59 BST

MTV reveal the nominees for the 2014 MTV EMA, the world’s annual music awards show.