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Glasgow glows, day and night, thanks to massive  Delta Air Lines advert in New York’s Times Square

Glasgow glows, day and night, thanks to massive Delta Air Lines advert in New York’s Times Square

Press Releases   •   Apr 20, 2017 13:44 BST

A new digital tourism campaign aimed at boosting the number of American visitors to Glasgow has been launched in the world’s most sought after advertising location.

Delivering success for Scotland on a global stage

Delivering success for Scotland on a global stage

Blog posts   •   Apr 11, 2017 17:19 BST

​Last Friday, we announced a collaboration of huge importance for Scottish tourism. Our new initiative with TripAdvisor, announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at Carnegie Hall, represents a giant step forward in scaling up how we market and sell Scotland to the world, writes Charlie Smith, VisitScotland Director of Marketing.

VisitScotland and TripAdvisor team up to put Scotland on world stage

VisitScotland and TripAdvisor team up to put Scotland on world stage

Press Releases   •   Apr 08, 2017 00:01 BST

A European-first collaboration between VisitScotland and TripAdvisor will see Scotland’s world-class tourism offering promoted to almost 70 million new potential visitors, generating a potential additional spend of £150 million.

Passage to India

Passage to India

Press Releases   •   Jan 11, 2017 10:52 GMT

​Ten tourism businesses are joining VisitScotland in India over the coming weeks aiming to grow a market currently worth £12 million to the Scottish economy.

Eurowings to launch Glasgow to Munich service

Eurowings to launch Glasgow to Munich service

Press Releases   •   Dec 22, 2016 16:45 GMT

Glasgow Airport further strengths European route network

Borders Railway charges onto US market

Borders Railway charges onto US market

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2016 10:48 GMT

VisitScotland partners with Matador Network to promote new film

Andys reach a new peak

Andys reach a new peak

Press Releases   •   Nov 30, 2016 11:47 GMT

VisitScotland organises biggest ever gathering of Andrews for St Andrew’s Day

The Highlands come to Heathrow

The Highlands come to Heathrow

Press Releases   •   Nov 20, 2016 11:17 GMT

Air passengers in London were forced to do a double take this weekend as kilted Highlanders, a ceilidh band and even the famous Calanais Standing Stones were spotted at Heathrow’s Terminal Five.

Breaking into China

Breaking into China

Press Releases   •   Nov 16, 2016 12:09 GMT

Tourism businesses from throughout Scotland are in China this week as part of a VisitScotland business development mission to boost an emerging market already worth £34 million a year.

Golf trade mission tees off

Golf trade mission tees off

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2016 12:14 GMT

VisitScotland take the Home of Golf to Mallorca

Nacht vision

Nacht vision

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2016 11:00 GMT

​A Scottish company that offers “the only nocturnal wildlife tours in the Northern Hemisphere” is focusing its night-vision cameras on Germany.

Airlines reach new heights

Airlines reach new heights

Blog posts   •   Oct 05, 2016 17:10 BST

VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead, discusses the importance of being a high-flyer.

Dutch of Scotland comes to Amsterdam

Dutch of Scotland comes to Amsterdam

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2016 10:29 BST

Tourism businesses from around Scotland – from Gretna to Loch Ness – are in Amsterdam this week as part of a mission to grow the £76 million Dutch market.

Korean Air touches down at Glasgow Airport

Korean Air touches down at Glasgow Airport

Press Releases   •   Aug 05, 2016 18:00 BST

Glasgow Airport today (Friday 5 August 2016) welcomed visiting passengers from Scotland’s first direct air service with South Korea.

WOW factor comes to Edinburgh

WOW factor comes to Edinburgh

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2016 11:35 BST

Edinburgh Airport has welcomed the first WOW air flight from Iceland . Travellers arriving from the Nordic nation, as well as North America, were greeted at the arrival gate by a bagpipe player, providing an authentic Scottish musical welcome.

VisitScotland Chief Executive hails “extraordinary” visitor growth

VisitScotland Chief Executive hails “extraordinary” visitor growth

Press Releases   •   Jul 14, 2016 11:31 BST

VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead responds to the release of 2016 Quarter 1 (January – March 2016) International Passenger Survey (IPS) tourism statistics by the UK Office of National Statistics (ONS) and the domestic tourism statistics derived from the Great Britain Tourism Survey.

Time to harness Community #ScotSpirit

Time to harness Community #ScotSpirit

Blog posts   •   Jul 07, 2016 10:00 BST

VisitScotland Director of Marketing, Charlie Smith, talks about the national tourism organisation's mission to plant a Scot in every location worldwide, to share what makes this country so special, through a new online community.

easyJet continues Scottish expansion with launch of new Marseille to Glasgow route

easyJet continues Scottish expansion with launch of new Marseille to Glasgow route

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2016 14:58 BST

easyJet, Europe’s leading and Scotland’s largest airline, has today (29 June) expanded its Scottish network by launching a new route from Marseille to Glasgow.

Etihad Airways celebrates first anniversary at Edinburgh airport

Etihad Airways celebrates first anniversary at Edinburgh airport

Press Releases   •   Jun 09, 2016 12:55 BST

​Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has marked the first anniversary of its service to Edinburgh Airport, which was launched on 8 June 2015.

Delta expands network in Scotland with new route between Glasgow and New York

Delta expands network in Scotland with new route between Glasgow and New York

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2016 13:24 BST

New service will start in May 2017 will be only nonstop between Glasgow and JFK