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

Would you like to join an ATC Sub Group?

To ensure we continue to see progress within the ATC, it is important to harness fully the energy, creativity and commitment of our members and seek to capitalise on the leadership potential inherent in the sector. To provide a framework, we propose the formation of a number of ATC sub-committees to steer progress across specific

Angus Tourism Barometer

The tourism industry barometer is a means by which business performance and trends in the Angus area can be captured. By investing 10-15 minutes of your time every three months completing this online survey, your business’ performance and your thoughts are anonymously recorded and combined with those of your peers. This then provides a snapshot

Apply now for a Scottish Thistle Award

The Scottish Thistle Awards are once again open for nominations and entries! 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 and Shire Tourism Awards, Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards, HIT Scotland, Scotland Food and Drink, Scottish Licenced Trade Association,

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

A brief history of the ATC – Part 1

On the 9th of November 2016, Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort provided the setting for an Angus Tourism Industry meeting. Angus Council  organised the event as a means of engaging ideas and opinions from business owner and workers that would gain insight into how Angus should approach the needs of local businesses and moreover how