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Learning Visit to Belgium in April 2020

Do you have an interest in tourism? Would you like to take part in a learning visit to Belgium in April 2020? This learning visit will be offered to individuals in the local community of Angus, who are involved directly or indirectly in tourism. Participants can include individuals from businesses, community leaders or volunteers. The

Annual General Meeting 2019

  Our members came together at Murton Farm Tea Room on the 14th of October to hear from the Board about the Cooperatives’ actions over the past year and to engage in a workshop to help prioritise some actions for the future. An informal and friendly sign-in with Board member Louise Nicoll of Newton Farm

September Angus Learning Trip #FD2020

Part of the ATC’s collaboration on the EU Leader project, Flourishing Destinations involved hosting, alongside our partners, a delegation of visitors from Belgium and Romania on a five day tour of Angus. The visiting groups involved would be made up of individuals who were involved within their own tourism communities. Our mission was to try and

ATC Organisational Review

Over the past few months it was becoming increasingly clear that there was a need to take stock within the organisation. This was a requirement if the ATC was to continue the good work it was doing to bring tourism businesses and community together for the mutual benefit of both. We had to make sure

The first ‘Flourishing Destinations’ Leader Project Event in collaboration with the ATC

The Flourishing Destinations Project held an event on the 20th of February, in collaboration with the ATC, that marked the beginning of the delivery of an ambitious collaborative project. With the purpose of promoting community led tourism development in partnership with other rural communities in Belgium and Romania; the challenge is to engage with the

Transnational Leader Project

  As some of our members may already know; The ATC, represented by Ann-Marie Black and Stuart Clark, is one of the Angus partners working on a European funded project aimed at enhancing local communities in Angus whilst developing tourism. It’s based around the concept of ‘Flourishing Destinations’; where we grow tourism in an organic way that

An update from the Chair

Our Chair, Ann-Marie Black, brings us an update on ATC activities over the past couple of months. VisitScotland Expo The ATC were represented at VisitScotland Expo on the 11th and 12th of April, where we took a pod and exhibited. Expo is Scotland’s premier travel trade event that gives businesses the perfect opportunity to network

A brief history of the ATC – Part 2

The Angus Tourism Cooperative is a company limited by guarantee. The organisation was established by four founding members; Ann-Marie Black, Blacks of Brechin; Alison Elliott, Murton Trust; Stuart Clark, Balmuirfield House B&B (and Secretary of the Dundee & Angus Visitor Accommodation Association (DAVAA)) and Tommy Baxter, Glamis Castle, who are all Directors. After setting up the