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River Clyde could shut during Commonwealth Games over terrorism fears

River Clyde could shut during Commonwealth Games over terrorism fears | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
Police in talks with officials over move which would see river shut to all but non-essential vessels.
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Festival seeks 'next Attenborough'

Festival seeks 'next Attenborough' | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
The 10th annual Dumfries and Galloway Wild Spring Festival hopes to find the next Chris Packham or Sir David Attenborough.
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Irn-Bru unveils Commonwealth Games cans

Irn-Bru unveils Commonwealth Games cans | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
Irn-Bru has unveiled the first in a series of limited-edition pack designs to mark its sponsorship of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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Food and drink leads rise in exports

Food and drink leads rise in exports | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
Official statistics show Scotland's exports grew slightly in the third quarter of 2012, led by the food and drink sector.
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Application to build 17 wind turbines on Highland slopes rejected

Application to build 17 wind turbines on Highland slopes rejected | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
An application to build 17 turbines, each 415ft, on the slopes of Ben Wyvis was judged unsuitable.
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Loudoun Castle theme park to be turned into golf course and academy

Loudoun Castle theme park to be turned into golf course and academy | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
A whisky distillery, homes and retail space would also be built on the site near Galston in east Ayrshire.
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Old mine workings could create Glasgow geothermal network

Old mine workings could create Glasgow geothermal network | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have started work on a project to look at the feasibility of using water in abandoned mine workings to create a geothermal heat source for the city.
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Scotland best place to visit says US guide - Travel - Scotsman.com

Scotland best place to visit says US guide - Travel - Scotsman.com | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
A NEW campaign to promote Scotland’s natural beauty has got off to a flying start after the country was named the world’s top travel destination in 2013.
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Peppa Pig World At Paultons Park | New Forest, Hampshire

Peppa Pig World At Paultons Park | New Forest, Hampshire | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
Peppa Pig World - UK exclusive & world first, Peppa Pig World is located at Paultons Park Theme Park in Hampshire. Come & enjoy the fun!
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Scottish Tourism drive on back of Brave film

Scottish Tourism drive on back of Brave film | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it

Scotland's national tourism body has launched its largest-ever global advertising campaign to coincide with the release of the new animation Brave.

VisitScotland is spending £7 million on the project, which is expected to reach about 80 million people worldwide.


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Scottish tourism figures boosted by 'staycations' rise - BBC News

Scottish tourism figures boosted by 'staycations' rise - BBC News | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
BBC NewsScottish tourism figures boosted by 'staycations' riseBBC NewsA rise in the popularity of "staycations" has helped boost the number of visitors to Scotland, according to official figures.and more »...
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New Scottish Thistle ‘tourism Oscar’ goes to director of Brave - Film - Scotsman.com

New Scottish Thistle ‘tourism Oscar’ goes to director of Brave - Film - Scotsman.com | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it

The director of the Disney-Pixar film that brought Scotland to the big screen has received a new global honour at Scotland’s “tourism Oscars.”


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In pictures: Jedburgh hand ba'

In pictures: Jedburgh hand ba' | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
The traditional hand ba' battle takes to the streets of Jedburgh on the first Thursday after Shrove Tuesday.
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World War Z Official Trailer #1 (2013) - Brad Pitt Movie HD

Subscribe to TRAILERS: bit.ly Subscribe to COMING SOON: bit.ly World War Z Official Trailer #1 (2013) - Brad Pitt Movie HD A UN employee is racing against time and fate, as he travels the world trying to stop the outbreak of a deadly Zombie pandemic.
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Glasgow joins Buenos Aires and Medellin on Youth Olympics shortlist - BBC News

Glasgow joins Buenos Aires and Medellin on Youth Olympics shortlist - BBC News | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
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Tickets on sale to watch Tom Daley in Edinburgh diving competition

Tickets on sale to watch Tom Daley in Edinburgh diving competition | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
Tickets, which are between £8 and £12, go on sale at 11am on Thursday for the event later this year.
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Illuminations enchant visitors to the Electric Glen festival

Illuminations enchant visitors to the Electric Glen festival | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
More than 10,000 people snapped up tickets to the festival, watch our video to see how Rouken Glen was transformed.
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Call to push Scots whisky trail

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Speyside's malt whisky heritage should be marketed more vigorously to attract wealthy tourists, say a former chairman of VisitScotland.
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Donald Trump blasts Lord Alan Sugar in Twitter wind farm spat - Telegraph

Donald Trump blasts Lord Alan Sugar in Twitter wind farm spat - Telegraph | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
Donald Trump has told Lord Alan Sugar to drop to his knees "and say thank you, Mr Trump" in a heated Twitter spat over wind farms.
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Luxury car owners 'tourism boost'

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A new series of invitation-only events for car enthusiasts next year will bring a boost for Scottish tourism, says VisitScotland.
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Scottish tourism bosses shaken and stirred into action over new Bond film - Scotsman

Scottish tourism bosses shaken and stirred into action over new Bond filmScotsmanSCOTTISH tourism bosses have revealed they are planning to capitalise on the launch of new James Bond film Skyfall – after the film-makers shot crucial scenes in the...

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Scottish Thistle Awards shine a spotlight on the best of Scotland, Tourism News

Scottish Thistle Awards shine a spotlight on the best of Scotland, Tourism News | Random Scottish Tourism Articles | Scoop.it
The Scottish Thistle Awards celebrate excellence in tourism, and at a glittering awards ceremony last week the winners of the prestigious awards were announced.

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