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Wings Over Scotland | Surely some mistake

Wings Over Scotland | Surely some mistake | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

February 2012: “Don’t worry, Scotland – the Olympics might be costing you millions of pounds, but look at all the extra tourism you’ll be getting from it to compensate!”

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Scotland House to fly the saltire in London

Scotland House to fly the saltire in London | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
VisitScotland's Business Tourism Unit (BTU) is among the partners joining the Scottish Government to host a 'Scotland House' facility in London during the Olympic Games.
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Salmond leads 2012 trade delegation

Salmond leads 2012 trade delegation | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

First Minister Alex Salmond will lead a trade delegation to London this week as the world's attention turns towards the capital for the start of the 2012 Olympics.

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Scots 'bought fewest 2012 tickets'

Scots 'bought fewest 2012 tickets' | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Scots purchased the fewest tickets for the London Olympics but will be amongst the biggest regional beneficiaries of the Games' economic boost, a report has suggested.

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Olympic 'tourism-bounce' claims challenged by businesses

Olympic 'tourism-bounce' claims challenged by businesses | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Small business owners are incensed with UK culture secretary, Jeremy Hunt, who has claimed that the London Olympics were “a very good period” for tourism.
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Salmond in Olympics trade bid | Herald Scotland

Salmond in Olympics trade bid | Herald Scotland | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

ALEX Salmond will lead an "unprecedented" Scottish Government trade delegation to the Olympics in a bid to drum up millions of pounds in new business contracts as diplomats and company executives from around the world converge on the UK capital.

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Scotland House plans for 2012 Games

Scotland House plans for 2012 Games | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Celebrities, including musician Nicola Benedetti, singer Emilie Sande and golfer Colin Montgomerie, have already given their backing to Scottish Government plans to set up a Scotland House facility in the UK capital during the sporting event.

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2012 London Olympics To Promote Scottish Economic Growth - The Finance Pages

2012 London Olympics To Promote Scottish Economic Growth - The Finance Pages | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The 2012 Summer Olympics is expected to usher in a massive economic boom for Scotland, especially in services, construction and tourism sectors.
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