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Scottish Community Tourism (SCOTO) is a new community tourism network for Scotland. They have a particular focus on ‘Stay, Eat, Buy, Do, Enjoy’ and they are all about showcasing community led tourism experiences in Scotland. They are soon developing a membership model which will include options for community groups, aspiring community groups and individuals. So if you are keen

From Shore to Sea – East Haven

One hundred years ago in January 1922 a ship called the Haio was wrecked off East Haven. The only surviving item from the ship was a compass. It was salvaged from the beach by one of the old fishermen and remains in the village today. This is just one of many stories that the community

Ask Angus – Visitor Information Scheme

Campaign Background The EU Leader Flourishing Destinations Project identified that the lack of a Tourist Information Centre and Information Points throughout Angus has created a gap in the customer journey. This Flourishing Destinations activity was forced to halt due to Brexit and has now been picked up by the Pride of Place tourism working group.

Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022

As many of you will be aware, this year has been designated Scotland’s Year of Stories by VisitScotland. This will be a year in which stories inspired by, created, or written in Scotland will be showcased and celebrated. Stories are one of the strongest ways we connect with one another and share our experiences. Stories

Tourism and Hospitality Talent Development Programme

Hospitality Industry Trust Scotland (HIT) are running a programme funded by the Scottish Government for leaders and potential leaders in the tourism and hospitality sector. It is to aid the industry’s continued recovery by allowing more people the opportunity to improve their people management skills to better lead their businesses and teams. If you are

Wild South Esk Promotional Video

The Wild South Esk Wildlife Trail follows the The River South Esk that stretches from the Cairngorms, through Angus and in to the North Sea. The trail takes in 50 miles of Angus wildlife with 10 iconic sites featured on the trail. Today Wild South Esk launched their promotional video which is attached below. To

Angus Outdoor Adventure

Like the new logo? The Angus Tourism Cooperative initiative ‘Angus Outdoor Adventure’ is looking for Angus tourism businesses to help put Angus on the map as a top Scottish outdoor destination in 2022. The initiative is keen to hear from businesses of all types…adrenaline & active tourism to slow tourism activity providers. The quirky experiences,

The Angus Tour – Adventure Designed by You

A new tourism experience, The Angus Tour, has been launched today (Tuesday 23rd November 2021), encouraging people to head off the main roads and routes to Dundee and Aberdeen and explore Angus. Hoping to appeal to people who want to enjoy the best of Scotland in one area, “The Angus Tour, Adventure Designed by You”,