Posts Tagged ‘ Loch Ness ’

Tourist information and Urquhart Castle

May 22nd, 2018 | By

People outside the vicinity of Loch Ness will be watching what happens with Urquhart Castle and the visitor centre. If successful expect to see more communities look to running their own heritage sites.

Saturday snippets: 8th October 2016

Oct 8th, 2016 | By
Mt Rushmore in South Dakota

Chocolate, caravans, mobile phones, Nessie and a very generous volunteer help fill Adrian’s column this week

Saturday snippets: 16th April 2016

Apr 16th, 2016 | By
Shakespeares Birthplace

Shakespeare, Nessie, internet passwords and the holiday companions you don’t want are just a few of the items that have caught Adrian’s attention this week.

Does the Treasury run tourism?

Jan 29th, 2015 | By
Loch Ness monster

Danny Alexander at the Treasury and not the tourism minister was the announcer of £2 million to promote the Loch Ness area over the next four years.

Where the experts holiday: Luis Rubén Cuevas, director of Travel Times

Aug 7th, 2014 | By

Luis Rubén Cuevas, director of Mexican travel magazine – Travel Times – talks travel

How important is the Loch Ness monster?

Apr 29th, 2014 | By

You may not have heard much about the monster this season. Or last. Garry Campbell from the University of the Highlands and Islands says that no-one has come forward in 18 months with a monster sighting

The legend of Nessie

Feb 20th, 2013 | By

We’ve got the low-down on the legend of Nessie – aka Scotland’s most famous resident – to help entertain the children, this half term

Travelodge’s most bizarre requests

Oct 14th, 2012 | By

Budget hotel chain, Travelodge, has revealed the most peculiar and bizarre requests that guests have asked in its 523 hotels during the last 12 months

Beat the back to school blues

Sep 3rd, 2012 | By

As children around the country return to school after a summer holiday packed with fun and adventure, we asked for a super selection of UK-based activities to help combat those back to school blues and make learning fun

Nessie’s Real. At least as a Moneyspinner

Jul 1st, 2010 | By

Everyone’s heard of the Loch Ness Monster. Photographs tv programmes and films have been shot. Novels, factual books and countless articles have all been written about her or him. Millions of fluffy toys, fridge magnets, mugs and other souvenirs have been manufactured over the years. Does it really matter whether Nessie exists or not?
Not really.
As a device to draw tourists, it does need the odd “sighting” now and then to keep the interest going. And the interest must be lucrative since there are two exhibition centres on the edges of the loch.