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A very happy birthday to a cultural icon

A very happy birthday to a cultural icon

Blog posts   •   Jun 07, 2018 10:00 BST

On the anniversary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's birth, ​Jim Clarkson, VisitScotland Regional Leadership Director, reflects on the legacy of the father of The Glasgow Style.

Scotland is Now

Scotland is Now

Blog posts   •   Apr 11, 2018 12:07 BST

Outstanding Businesses, Visionary Leaders, Brilliant People

Outstanding Businesses, Visionary Leaders, Brilliant People

Blog posts   •   Mar 13, 2018 13:08 GMT

Peter Lederer CBE, who was the recipient of the Silver Thistle Award at the 2014/15 Scottish Thistles Awards, reflects on the changing face of tourism in Scotland over the past three decades. The former chairman of Gleneagles was recognised for transforming the Perthshire hotel into one of the country’s most luxurious resorts and his part in bringing the Ryder Cup to Scotland in 2014.

Reflections on International Women’s Day

Reflections on International Women’s Day

Blog posts   •   Mar 08, 2018 10:14 GMT

Anne Anderson, Vice-Principal, Head of the College of Social Sciences and Gender Champion at Glasgow University and VisitScotland board member, takes a personal look at gender equality on International Women’s Day.

Ideas have the possibility to create change

Ideas have the possibility to create change

Blog posts   •   Nov 14, 2017 14:45 GMT

VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead writes about the launch our new global digital campaign 'Legends'.

Edinburgh to Bloom for International Festival opening

Edinburgh to Bloom for International Festival opening

Blog posts   •   Aug 04, 2017 17:05 BST

VisitScotland Director of Events, Paul Bush, reflects on the three year partnership with the Edinburgh International Festival's for its opening event

That's the Spirit

That's the Spirit

Blog posts   •   Jul 21, 2017 09:52 BST

VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead reflects on the continuing success of the #ScotSpirit campaign.

No longer out on the fringes

No longer out on the fringes

Blog posts   •   Jul 11, 2017 14:32 BST

VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead, shares his memories, and discusses the economic impact, of Edinburgh's Festivals.

8 reasons you should enter your business into The Scottish Thistle Awards

8 reasons you should enter your business into The Scottish Thistle Awards

Blog posts   •   Jun 22, 2017 10:52 BST

The entry deadline for this year’s Scottish Thistle Awards is looming, here are 8 reasons you should get an entry in for your business:

Cattle do nicely

Cattle do nicely

Blog posts   •   Jun 21, 2017 13:24 BST

Our Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead writes about The Royal Highland Show starting this week and contributing over £250 million to the Scottish economy. He takes a look at what's on offer at the show and the rising trend of agritourism.