Posts Tagged ‘ Fiona Hyslop ’

Wil Nigel last six months?

Feb 18th, 2020 | By

It is one of lowliest of jobs, one that successive prime ministers seem to regard as being pretty insignificant which also seems to be the view of parliamentarians.

Visit Dundee and crowdfunding

May 6th, 2018 | By

With a big splash, VisitDundee was launched in late March this year, as a new tourism venture to promote the city as a short break destination.

Edinburgh Castle remains number one

Oct 15th, 2014 | By

Scotland’s number one paid for tourist attraction, Edinburgh Castle has recorded a record breaking summer for visitors.

Writing nice stories about James Mitchell

Jun 19th, 2014 | By

If cigars were in place for regional government people what would be in the national government’s bunker. Certainly fine malt whiskies I would imagine.

£1.4 billion for Tourism

Jan 27th, 2011 | By

Two days ago I wrote about the strange position lots of tourist groups are in as the government makes its mind up about how it is going to stimulate, privatise or incentivise us to visit places. On Monday the tourism minister, John Penrose, said that local enterprise partnerships will be the main economic drivers and that they should work with local tourism bodies. Forget for the moment that this sounds suspiciously like what they are replacing but with different names and smaller geographic areas, it was what he said next that was important.