Leading players in Scotland’s retail, tourism and travel sectors are all urging the nation’s shoppers to think local first.
The Scottish Government has been urged to take tougher action to crack down on “dirty camping” by working closely with councils, police, countryside rangers and landowners to tackle the problem.
Applications for a £6 million fund to help events businesses during the pandemic will open at the end of the month, VisitScotland has said.
City centre hotels have been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus crisis and the £14 million support package they have been offered does not go far enough, MSPs have been told.
Summer is here and it is a great time to make some healthy changes. The past few months have reminded us of what really matters; our health.
Scotland’s hotel industry has been given £14 million in an effort to secure jobs until next year.
People are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by exploring destinations closer to home. Taking a holiday in the United Kingdom offers people the chance to uncover some stunning scenery, wonderful attractions and superb accommodation without having to jump on a plane.
Summer is here and people from across the country can enjoy the many attractions that we have on our doorstep, as long as we follow UK Government advice and enjoy summer safely.
Stunning sunsets and blossoming trees are just some of the eye-catching views from across Aberdeen and the wider north-east shared as part of a social media campaign.
A north-east MSP has backed a scheme set up to help tourism and events firms affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
VisitScotland is asking tourists to dream about visiting now but travel later on.
An Aberdeen travel trade event has been cancelled due to coronavirus.
A national tourism organisation is appealing for artists to submit designs as part of a north-east art trail.
Part of a north-east charity art trail has been presented to MSPs at Holyrood as part of a celebration of the country’s coasts and waters.
A north-east country house has received a top award from a national tourism organisation.
A historic north-east abbey has benefitted from a national funding scheme aimed at boosting tourism.
A new £100,000 project will encourage tourists to travel off the beaten track when they visit the north-east.
Locations from the television adaptation of the Outlander book series have seen an increase in visitor numbers thanks to the show’s success.
A well-known Aberdeen author has compiled the ultimate tourist’s guide to the city.
Woolworths, “Raggie” Morrisons and Falconers will all feature.
A trail of the north-east's many historic churches has been unveiled.
A new tourism strategy aiming to bring £1 billion of visitor spend into the north-east by 2023 has been welcomed by councillors.
An north-east woman is helping inspire young people to consider careers in tourism and hospitality.
A popular historic novel written in the north-east is to feature in a storybook trail of Scotland.
A “ground-breaking” app that invites the world to step into Scotland has been created as part of a global marketing campaign.
An open day is to be held for young people in the north-east interested in a career within the hospitality industry.
A mum-of-three is set to serve up a helping of fun by transforming a vacant North-east shop unit into a role-play cafe for children.
A North-east clan gathering has received a funding boost from the Scottish Government.
A tourist shop is celebrating after receiving a five-star rating from a national body.
A hostel in the North-east has achieved a five-star rating.