Follow VisitScotland

Tags

EventScotland

Business Events

Film tourism

Growth Fund

Consumer PR

corporate communications

gaelic

Scottish Thistle Awards

Quality Assurance

Year of Young People

corporate communications 1337 Quality Assurance 123 EventScotland 117 international marketing 106 Consumer PR 94 Business Events 86 homecoming 2014 75 Film tourism 64 uk & ireland marketing 57 year of food and drink 56 glasgow 2014 commonwealth games 50 ryder cup 50 sportstourism 47 Growth Fund 45 Scottish Borders 45 year of history heritage and archaeology 41 year of innovation architecture and design 38 Golf 32 Scottish Thistle Awards 31 Borders Railway 31 dumfries & galloway 25 Year of Young People 24 gaelic 24 Edinburgh 23 year of natural scotland 2013 21 content marketing 21 statistics 16 VisitScotland Expo 16 Scotland 15 Taste Our Best 13 accessible tourism 12 Glasgow 12 visitscotland information centres 12 Perthshire 11 awards 11 Spirit of Scotland 11 Dumfries and Galloway 9 bannockburnlive 9 Outlander 8 tourism 8 Fife 7 information 6 iKnow Scotland 6 Edinburgh Airport 6 TripAdvisor 5 Midlothian 5 ScotSpirit 5 airline 5 ayrshire & arran 5 Scotland the Home of Golf 5 Dundee 5 food and drink 5 Events 5 social tourism 4 Ayrshire 4 inverness 4 Aberdeenshire 4 Aberdeen 4 Ambassadog 4 Glasgow Airport 4 Solheim Cup 4 Highlands 3 Outer Hebrides 3 Christmas 3 Halloween 3 airlines 3 Winter Festivals 3 hogmanay 3 sports tourism 3 St Andrews 3 Green Tourism 3 ancestral tourism 3 West Lothian 3 golf tourism 3 East Lothian 3 food & drink 3 visitscotland 3 Burns Night 3 marketing 3 cycling 3 History 3 St Andrew's Day 2 year of history heritage and archeology 2 Haggis 2 China 2 Loch Ness Monster 2 orienteering 2 argyll 2 Icelandair 2 Edinburgh Castle 2 New York 2 nessie 2 Heathrow Airport 2 paris 2 klm 2 orkney 2 Air France 2 Edinburgh Festivals 2 Flybe 2 Delta Air Lines 2 Perth 2 Hainan Airlines 2 steam train 2 Loch Ness 2 innovation 2 sir walter scott 2 walking 2 spirit 2 #CorporateCommunications 2 vip 2 #QualityAssurance 2 London 2 ghosts 2 design 2 angus 2 scotland week 2 scottish government 2 art 2 V&A 2 visitor attractions 2 The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2 Shetland 2 culture 2 award 2 forth bridge 2 National Museum of Scotland 2 industry 2 Falkirk 2 Hotels 2 The Royal Yacht Britannia 2 families 2 Winter 2 India 2 festivals 2 moray speyside 1 scottishgovernment 1 homeofgolf 1 information centre 1 marine tourism 1 dandie dinmont 1 qa awards 1 pringle 1 fassbender 1 tour of britain 1 fred berkmiller 1 mark greenaway 1 tom lewis 1 air canada rouge 1 Foxlake Adventures 1 surgeons’ hall museums 1 visitflanders 1 qa scheme 1 haunted locations 1 dunhill links 1 abbotsford house 1 lanarkshire 1 edinburgh santa run & walk 1 when you wish upon a star 1 world gymnastics championships 1 cullen skink 1 argyll forest park 1 St Andrews Day 1 rabbie burns 1 sunset song 1 cruiseforth 1 the shetland distillery company 1 what's new 1 destination britain china 1 Avengers 1 virgin money street of light 1 alan cumming 1 visitscotland board 1 festival of architecture 1 hinterland 1 forth road bridge 1 historic environment scotland 1 uci mountain bike world cup 1 the real mary king's close 1 countryfile 1 spirit of speyside whisky festival 1 the scottish tourist guides association 1 scots day out 1 ceilidh 1 the royal scottish country dance society 1 snowdrop festival 1 s Day,Arthur 1 Valentines Seat 1 #scotspirit 1 highland cow 1 Guardian and Observer Travel Awards 1 Dundee airport 1 Amsterdam Schiphol Airport 1 IPC Swimming World Championships 1 queensferry crossing 1 pet tourism 1 Glasgow Welcomes 1 St Kilda Challenge and Festival 1 Kinnaird Head Castle 1 Moffat Centre 1 harbour seal 1 Kaye Adams 1 Inverness Airport 1 Eat Walk Edinburgh 1 Loch Lomond Boating Holidays 1 Aberdeenshire Coastal Trail 1 St Cyrus 1 Forth Ferry 1 Anstruther 1 Royal Yacht Britannia 1 Scottish Highland Games Association 1 Festivals Edinburgh 1 Traquair House 1 Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park 1 Stewart Brewing 1 The Solheim Cup 1 Dundas Castle 1 wildlife series 1 tea and tourism 1 Keep Scotland Beautiful 1 Spooky Scotland 1 scottish golf tourism week 1 snow sports 1 ski-scotland 1 Isle of Harris 1 astrotourism 1 Superstitions 1 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 1 Scotland events 1 visitors to scotland 1 China Ready 1 pga show 1 Romantic Scotland 1 Usher Hall 1 Snowdrops 1 Classic Cars Welcome Scheme 1 NC500 1 Linlithgow 1 foodanddrink 1 national unicorn day 1 st andrew's 1 national waiters day 1 riddell graham 1 Scotland's Winter Festivals 1 highlandcow 1 rough guide 1 Literary Scotland 1 north coast 500 1 literary tourism 1 Peter May 1 self-catering 1 Peterhead 1 ScotlandIsNow 1 The Meetings Show 1 TEDSummit 1 MeetGB China 1 Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund 1 #Aberdeenshire 1 #EdinburghandtheLothians 1 #EastLothian 1 Rapha 1 Outlaw King 1 Dunfermline Abbey 1 social media 1 finland 1 whisky 1 break 1 digital 1 Emirates 1 investment 1 usa 1 sustainability 1 retail 1 gaming 1 stena line 1 twitter 1 community 1 growth 1 british airways 1 Heritage 1 AC/DC 1 macbeth 1 international 1 mtv 1 Oscars 1 virtual reality 1 launch 1 iceland 1 Festival 1 amsterdam 1 canada 1 harry potter 1 Baby Boomers 1 children 1 michelle obama 1 New Zealand 1 Marvel 1 south korea 1 northern ireland 1 toronto 1 photography 1 Australia 1 flights 1 oban 1 scary 1 architecture 1 Frankfurt Airport 1 islands 1 holidays 1 jobs 1 hospitality 1 dog 1 weddings 1 augmented reality 1 Autumn 1 Boston 1 funding 1 easyjet 1 Adventure 1 unesco 1 Restaurants 1 trends 1 nbc 1 regions 1 Valentine's Day 1 weather 1 Easter 1 Gardens 1 harris 1 business tourism 1 apps 1 virgin trains 1 haunted 1 transavia 1 world heritage site 1 malawi 1 Finnair 1 Highlander 1 arts 1 Cameron House 1 Outdoors 1 2016 1 2017 1 accessibility 1 frankenstein 1 world travel market 1 fintech 1 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 1 Airbnb 1 Craft Beer 1 numbers 1 royal family 1 mark beaumont 1 Montreal 1 archaeology 1 Millennials 1 instagram 1 rugby world cup 1 internationalisation 1 console 1 castle 1 her majesty the queen 1 maggies centre 1 eventing 1 the open 1 Dogs Trust 1 Ballater 1 chariots of fire 1 ice-cream 1 etihad 1 shop local 1 Friday the 13th 1 delta airlines 1 unicorns 1 bannockburn live 1 Scottish Tourism Week 1 aberdeen asset management scottish open 1 stirling 1 Edinburgh International Film Festival 1 mull 1 dunnottar castle 1 European Championships 1 scottish food and drink fortnight 1 year of food & drink 1 CalMac 1 ryder cup gala concert 1 halloween 2014 1 isle of lewis 1 red squirrel 1 bid fund 1 lochnessmonster 1 traveltrade 1 adventure tourism 1 year of food and drink 2015 1 turnerprize 1 moray 1 Show all tags
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.

Holidaymakers enjoy a trip down memory lane

Press Releases   •   Feb 03, 2014 00:00 GMT

Visitors dig Scotland's gardens

Press Releases   •   Jan 27, 2014 00:00 GMT

Country's horticulture proves a hit

A Welcome Result

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2014 00:00 GMT

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

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

Tapping into Ancestry

Press Releases   •   Oct 25, 2013 00:00 BST

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

Who do we think you are?

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2013 00:00 BST

New VisitScotland data reveals regional visitor trends for 2012

VisitScotland welcomes rise in visitor figures and spend

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2013 00:00 BST

Domestic and International figures up

Historic Scotland reports record breaking summer

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2013 00:00 BST

Flagship site Edinburgh Castle has busiest summer on record

VisitScotland nets £310mfor Scottish economy since 2012

Press Releases   •   Aug 26, 2013 00:00 BST

International and domestic campaigns up 14% on year before

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

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: