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Record year sees tourists spend more than £1.84bn in Scotland

Record year sees tourists spend more than £1.84bn in Scotland | Tourism | Scoop.it
Record year sees tourists spend more than £1.84bn in Scotland . Visitors to Scotland spent £681 each compared to UK average of £635.
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Scotland 'set for tourism boom' | Scottish Inde...

Scotland 'set for tourism boom' | Scottish Inde... | Tourism | Scoop.it
Scotland 'set for tourism boom' on Scottish Independence - The Quiet Revolution curated by Bill Boyd (Scotland 'set for tourism boom' | @scoopit http://t.co/RPkW3qlNfl)...
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Involving holiday-makers in tourism awards - Scotsman

Involving holiday-makers in tourism awards - Scotsman | Tourism | Scoop.it
Scotsman Involving holiday-makers in tourism awards Scotsman Next year's awards will be led by a new panel of industry experts from organisations with a diverse range of skills and expertise including VisitScotland, the Hospitality Industry Trust...
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Scottish tourism: Overseas visitor numbers up by 10% - BBC News

Scottish tourism: Overseas visitor numbers up by 10% - BBC News | Tourism | Scoop.it
BBC News Scottish tourism: Overseas visitor numbers up by 10% BBC News Scotland's tourism industry was lifted last year by a 10% increase in overseas visits and a 20% rise in spending, according to new figures.
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Scotland's tourism boosted by 20 percent spending icrease

Scotland's tourism boosted by 20 percent spending icrease | Tourism | Scoop.it
EDINBURGH, Scotland - Scotland's tourism sector was boosted last year by a 10 percent increase in the number of overseas visits and a 20 percent rise in spending, latest figures have shown.
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Scottish tourism chiefs claim poor mobile signal is GOOD news

Scottish tourism chiefs claim poor mobile signal is GOOD news | Tourism | Scoop.it
A report by Visit Scotland praised what it called 'the novelty of Luddism!' - but the plan was criticised by the Scottish Tourism Alliance. ("The novelty of Luddism"!? Do you agree with @visitscotland or @st_alliance?
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Island In Scotland Is The First 100% Self-Sustaining Place On Earth

Island In Scotland Is The First 100% Self-Sustaining Place On Earth | Tourism | Scoop.it
Virescent mountains, verdant valleys, and clean energy. Sound like a scene from The Sound of Music or a fictional novel about utopia? It is neither.
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More Scots to holiday abroad as families shun staycations - Herald Scotland

More Scots to holiday abroad as families shun staycations - Herald Scotland | Tourism | Scoop.it
Herald Scotland More Scots to holiday abroad as families shun staycations Herald Scotland However, a large exodus of holidaymakers will be a blow to Scotland's tourism industry, which has profited greatly from the number of people taking breaks at...
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Scotland’s self-caterers are committed to quality | allmediascotland…Your key to the media

Scotland’s self-caterers are committed to quality | allmediascotland…Your key to the media | Tourism | Scoop.it
Scotland’s Self-Caterers Are Committed to Quality http://t.co/pPl4mCNn5E #Scotland #Selfcatering #Tourism
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Visitors flock to outdoor attractions while museum numbers drop

Visitors flock to outdoor attractions while museum numbers drop | Tourism | Scoop.it
Glencoe leads charge thanks to 'Bond effect' as tourists opt for outdoor locations.
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Scottish Tourism Week kicks off in Edinburgh - BigHospitality.co.uk

Scottish Tourism Week kicks off in Edinburgh - BigHospitality.co.uk | Tourism | Scoop.it
Scottish Tourism Week kicks off in Edinburgh BigHospitality.co.uk A programme of events organised by Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) to celebrate Scottish Tourism Week will kick off with a Parliamentary reception at Holyrood today (11 March),...
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Murray excited over hotel launch

Murray excited over hotel launch | Tourism | Scoop.it
Andy Murray tells of his love for Scottish people, food and countryside as he prepares to open his own hotel.
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Would an independent Scotland cut tourism VAT? | Travel Daily UK

Would an independent Scotland cut tourism VAT? | Travel Daily UK | Tourism | Scoop.it
Tourism campaign groups and organisations have raised the question over whether Scotland would reduce… (Would an independent #Scotland cut #tourism #VAT?
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People Make Glasgow Channel Launches on VisitBritain TV

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RSPB Scotland launches its wildlife walks programme in the Western Isles

RSPB Scotland launches its wildlife walks programme in the Western Isles | Tourism | Scoop.it
RSPB Scotland is hoping to attract more people than ever on to its wildlife walks programme this year. Walks will be led by RSPB staff across the Uists and in Harris and Lewis.
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Scotland should look to Chinese and older visitors for long-term tourism boom

Scotland should look to Chinese and older visitors for long-term tourism boom | Tourism | Scoop.it
When Thomas Cook launched the first group tours to Scotland’s Trossachs in 1846, the attraction was to see the mythical land featured in Sir Walter Scott’s famous poem The Lady of the Lake, written in… (A word from Joe.
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Tourism Fears With Closure of Crieff Information Centre : HOSPITALITY TIMES

Tourism Fears With Closure of Crieff Information Centre : HOSPITALITY TIMES | Tourism | Scoop.it
Hospitality times is a one-stop newspaper for hoteliers, hospitality educators, students and others interested in the latest news and events in the global hospitality industry.
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Welcoming the world: Scotland's vibrant tourism sector

Welcoming the world: Scotland's vibrant tourism sector | Tourism | Scoop.it
This year Scotland will be on the world stage like never before. With the Commonwealth Games, the Ryder Cup golf competition, the Year of Homecoming and the MTV Europe music awards, 2014 is forecast to be a record breaking year for Scottish tourism.
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Wind farms are ruining Scotland for visitors, says new poll

Wind farms are ruining Scotland for visitors, says new poll | Tourism | Scoop.it
The increasing use of wind farms in Scotland is destroying the beauty of the Scottish countryside - and making Scotland less attractive for visitors, suggests a new poll.
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Passenger numbers rise at airports

Passenger numbers rise at airports | Tourism | Scoop.it
Passenger numbers rose by 5% to 92,607 at Scotland's regional airports last month compared to February 2013.
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Scottish attractions mark 32m visits

Scottish attractions mark 32m visits | Tourism | Scoop.it
Scottish attractions remain popular with the public with over 32 million visits last year, new figures reveal.
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Scotland Organizes James Bond Tours In Bid to Boost Russian Tourism

Scotland Organizes James Bond Tours In Bid to Boost Russian Tourism | Tourism | Scoop.it
Scotland will start offering Russian holiday operators a guided tour of places connected to James Bond next month in a bid to attract more Russian tourists, a news report said.
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Scots hotels 'outshine rest of UK'

Scots hotels 'outshine rest of UK' | Tourism | Scoop.it
Scottish hotels "outshined" their competitors in the rest of the UK in November, according to a report by business advisers BDO.
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Wild Scotland: blog of the Scottish wildlife & adventure tourism ...

Wild Scotland: blog of the Scottish wildlife & adventure tourism ... | Tourism | Scoop.it
Scotland is an amazing place. Home to some wonderful wildlife and a huge outdoor playground, it offers the perfect environment to get out and enjoy nature and the outdoors in all seasons. Often though, it's hard to know ...
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VisitScotland.org > Bid Fund generates over £100m

VisitScotland.org > Bid Fund generates over £100m | Tourism | Scoop.it
#scotland #tourism Bid Fund generates over £100m - A bid fund set up two years ago has helped to secure confere... http://t.co/8S9ZCbJ2gd
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