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VisitScotland Chief Executive hails “unparalleled growth” in tourism from North America
Rise in visits to Scotland’s main tourist attractions

Rise in visits to Scotland’s main tourist attractions

Press Releases   •   May 05, 2015 16:43 BST

Visits to Scotland’s main tourist attractions increased by 1.7 million last year, according to new research conducted by Glasgow Caledonian University’s (GCU) Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism Business Development.

VisitScotland Chief Executive: “It has been a pleasure and an honour to welcome the world in 2014.”

VisitScotland Chief Executive: “It has been a pleasure and an honour to welcome the world in 2014.”

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2014 10:48 BST

VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead responds to the release of the quarterly 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.

Tourism success in the frame

Tourism success in the frame

Press Releases   •   Aug 08, 2014 15:50 BST

A joint initiative between VisitScotland and Scottish local authorities has revealed that over £8.4billion is currently being invested in the country’s tourism future. The National Tourism Development Framework, which supports the delivery of the “Tourism Scotland 2020” strategy was launched in 2013 and focuses on a serious of actions to help promote improvements in the visitor experience.

Taste Ye Back!

Taste Ye Back!

Press Releases   •   Jul 25, 2014 00:01 BST

New research released by VisitBritain in association with the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has found that overseas visitors are more likely to purchase food and drink in Scotland than anywhere else in the UK.

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Holidaymakers enjoy a trip down memory lane

Press Releases   •   Feb 03, 2014 00:00 GMT

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Visitors dig Scotland's gardens

Press Releases   •   Jan 27, 2014 00:00 GMT

Country's horticulture proves a hit

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A Welcome Result

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2014 00:00 GMT

VisitScotland research uncovers why it’s nice to be nice in Scotland

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Scottish tourism a Powerhouse for Job Creation

Press Releases   •   Nov 21, 2013 00:00 GMT

Tourism’s central role in creating new jobs across Scotland underlined in Deloitte report

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Tapping into Ancestry

Press Releases   •   Oct 25, 2013 00:00 BST

Tourism Intelligence Scotland (TIS) is running Ancestral Tourism workshops across Scotland

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Who do we think you are?

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2013 00:00 BST

New VisitScotland data reveals regional visitor trends for 2012

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VisitScotland welcomes rise in visitor figures and spend

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2013 00:00 BST

Domestic and International figures up

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Historic Scotland reports record breaking summer

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2013 00:00 BST

Flagship site Edinburgh Castle has busiest summer on record

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VisitScotland nets £310mfor Scottish economy since 2012

Press Releases   •   Aug 26, 2013 00:00 BST

International and domestic campaigns up 14% on year before

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Latest stats show ‘Staycationers’ spend £240m in Scotland’s National Parks

Press Releases   •   Jul 29, 2013 00:00 BST

Cairngorms and Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Parks welcome one million domestic visitors annually

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Tourism back on the 'front foot'

Press Releases   •   Jul 11, 2013 00:00 BST

On the morning the ONS publication ‘Overseas Travel and Tourism: Quarter 1: 2013’ was released Mike Cantlay, Chairman of VisitScotland said: