Articles tagged “scotland”

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Show Travelers They’re Part of Solution, Not Problem — VisitScotland CEO

Destinations should aim to reassure travelers that they’re having a positive impact, by actively promoting sustainable tourism. That was the message from VisitScotland CEO Malcolm Roughead, speaking at the Skift Sustainable Tourism Summit on Wednesday. He said that VisitScotland seeks to make visitors aware of the environment, encouraging them “to be part of the solution,…

Hotels

Scotland’s Gleneagles Offers Subscription Model for 1st Expansion in 9 Decades

It's hard to look at Ennismore's chic new Gleneagles Townhouse, which puts equal weight on its members club as its hotel, without drawing a connection to how many travel brands have been testing the subscription model.

Scotland’s Gleneagles Offers Subscription Model for 1st Expansion in 9 Decades

Coronavirus

UK Issues New Restrictions on International Travelers

This is not the holiday season anyone inside or outside the travel industry was looking forward to. The new two-day time out for international visitors is a tap to the breaks on inbound travel, but will likely lead to further restrictions for both inbound and outbound travel as well.

UK Issues New Restrictions on International Travelers

Coronavirus

Travelers to England and Scotland Must Show Negative Covid Tests

Boris Johnson and his peers have dithered for months to develop a competent policy at points of arrival. Now that things are worse than they've ever been in the UK we finally have some action.

Travelers to England and Scotland Must Show Negative Covid Tests

Online Travel

Can Scotland Create a Regional Travel Tech Hub for a Post-Coronavirus World?

Countries lack a playbook in coping with the pandemic's effect on tourism, but Scotland is one to watch when it comes to its new effort to boost its travel tech sector.

Can Scotland Create a Regional Travel Tech Hub for a Post-Coronavirus World?

Business Travel

Travel Leaders Group Aims to Accelerate UK Growth After Thomas Cook Collapse

With one of the biggest names in UK travel exiting the market, there's space for other travel firms to pick up some of the travel demand. It's not going to be easy with plenty of Brexit uncertainty in the market as well as lots of competition.

Travel Leaders Group Aims to Accelerate UK Growth After Thomas Cook Collapse

Tourism

UK’s Coastal Heritage — and Tourist Attractions — Under Threat From Sea Level Rise

Britain's coastal landscapes are an important part of its cultural heritage — as well as its touristic appeal. A new study says rising seal levels are already beginning to threaten that.

UK’s Coastal Heritage — and Tourist Attractions — Under Threat From Sea Level Rise

Tourism

Scotland’s Tourism Efforts Highlight a Post-Brexit UK Worry Outside London

European visitors make up a small part of Scotland's tourism pie — but they are still an important part. Like other big geopolitical changes, Brexit offers up plenty of uncertainty, which often isn't great for tourism.

Scotland’s Tourism Efforts Highlight a Post-Brexit UK Worry Outside London

Hotels

Trump Organization Plans $197 Million Expansion at Scotland Golf Resort

Trump's recent trip to Scotland was basically a promotional tour for his golf resort, which he mentioned several times. He might as well have announced the expansion while he was there.

Trump Organization Plans $197 Million Expansion at Scotland Golf Resort

Business Travel

Travel Leaders Group Buys Scottish Retail Chain in Ongoing Merger Spree

Travel Leaders Group is clearly playing a scale game, and although Barrhead Travel might be an old-fashioned travel business, at least it still makes money.

Travel Leaders Group Buys Scottish Retail Chain in Ongoing Merger Spree