Posts Tagged ‘ Scottish Borders ’

What are you doing at 6pm tonight?

Mar 20th, 2021 | By
statue of Walter Scott in Edinburgh

As well as the light show tonight you will be able to see the world premiere of a brand-new short film of the young Scott, which will projected onto Smailholm Tower.



Dream now: travel later

Mar 13th, 2021 | By
mage of Melrose Abbey

Marie Coulon from Visit Scotland is reported to have told the ITB audience that summer holidays can definitely be booked this summer.



The Lure of the Salmon

Mar 10th, 2011 | By

Think of the Scottish Borders and one thing that will come to mind will be fishing. Salmon fishing. The Tweed is one of the great salmon fishing rivers we have but over some recent years catches have been disappointing. Not last year though which has been a bumper one. In fact it has been the best year since records began 64 years ago.



What’s in a Name?

Dec 22nd, 2010 | By

Ever been to Disneyworld in Florida? The new Harry Potter theme park? Or Universal Studios? If you had then you will have travelled to Orlando to see it. And you might have picked up a brochure or two from the local tourist board which is, or rather was, the Orlando/Orange County Convention and Visitors Bureau or something like that. No longer. It has changed its name to Visit Orlando which, you have to admit is easier on the memory and a bit more obvious for a tourist board. So in this case, the name change made sense. But tourist boards have a habit of changing their names and I can’t think that it helps a lot of the time. After all it costs money to change your letterheads, promotional material, websites not to mention business cards. And does it matter to us, the visitor?