Shooting Tourism Scotland
The countdown to The Game Fair at Hatfield House has begun … the Walkers Shortbread has arrived, as has the Bruadar whisky liqueur .. all very exciting! Make sure you come and see us on Stand J1383 for a dram and a chat, and a chance to enter our FREE prize draw for a […]
The new edition of ‘Shoot in Scotland’ is now available online!
Game Fair season is well and truly here; we are not long back from the Elmia Game Fair in Sweden and the end of the month sees Team SCSTG on the BASC stand in Gunmakers Row at the GWCT Game Fair at Scone Palace (Friday and Saturday only). We are also gearing up for The […]
Scotland’s tourism industry, we believe, is the heart and soul of the country, employing over 200,000 passionate and committed individuals who between them help generate £11bn of income per annum. For over 20 years the Scottish Thistle Awards have been recognised as Scotland’s tourism industry’s Oscars. Organised by VisitScotland in association with the Aberdeen City […]
We are all packed up and about to head off to the Elmia Game Fair at Jonkoping, Sweden (Thursday 25th May to Saturday 27th May). Looking forward to meeting lots of Scandinavian country sports enthusiasts; please come and see us on Stand B01:34!
The importance of country sports tourism to the Scottish economy was underlined this week by the comments of Fergus Ewing MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity at a reception in the Parliament on Tuesday. It was hosted by Edward Mountain MSP, Convenor of the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee and was also addressed […]
Great news for our tourist industry – Glasgow Airport has secured its 35th new route for 2016 with the announcement that Delta Air Lines is to launch direct flights between Glasgow and New York. From 26 May 2017, Delta Air Lines will offer direct from Glasgow Airport to New York JFK with flights operating daily. […]
Tom Kitchin, Nick Nairn and Dominic Jack have been touring Britain encouraging restaurants to get grouse served to raise awareness of game as a sustainable food source, as part of the Gift of Grouse initiative. For the full story, click here.
Good news – another direct flight from Europe to Scotland – Dundee Airport has secured its first international route, with flights to Amsterdam starting in May. Flybe announced details of a new year-round service between Dundee and Schiphol Airport that will operate six times a week. The service will begin on May 23, with one-way […]
Country sports tourism is worth £155 million to the economy in Scotland each year, according to new figures announced today by Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism. The figures are outlined in a new report – The Benefits and Volume and Value of Country Sports Tourism in Scotland – which shows Country […]