Sir Freddie Laker’s back!

When travelling with Norwegian recently we mentioned more than once the lovely tail fins on the distinctive planes, and also the late Sir Freddie Laker who first offered low price fares across the Atlantic. Now the low cost airline Norwegian flew to the US from Edinburgh Airport using the brand-new Boeing 737 MAX this weekend featuring the British aviation More...

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By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Tourism boss makes pledge as Scotland remains must-visit destination

Sunsets and scenery, two of the factors keeping Scotland high in the global tourism market. Picture at Morton Fishings by Nigel Duncan VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead, claims Scotland continues to More...

By Nigel Duncan On Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Badger Lodge a lakeside holiday option almost on your doorstep

Sunset over Badger Lodge lake in Northumberland from the veranda of one of the luxury lodges. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media Badger Lodge was once a country estate. Now the area has been turned into an exclusive More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Norwegian launches cheapest flights direct to the US

Low-cost airline Norwegian starts its transatlantic expansion from Edinburgh Airport today with the first of three new routes to the US east coast taking off later this afternoon. Norwegian, Europe’s third largest More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Flybe begin new routes from Edinburgh

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has now started operating 11 new routes to regional France and Italy from Edinburgh Airport through its new weekend leisure hub at Southampton. The seasonal flights operate More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, May 27th, 2017

All aboard for inaugural steam rail route

The iconic Forth Rail Bridge which is crossed by the train during the trip A chance to step back in time and travel by steam train on Scotland’s newest scenic rail route as well as cross the iconic Forth Rail More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, May 26th, 2017

Silver Whisper – cruising in the lap of luxury

The elegant Silver Whisper docked at Leith while on a round Britain cruise. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media The No 11 bus inched its way down Leith Walk from Edinburgh’s bustling city centre which was packed with More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Tourism awards dominated by Scots

Scottish companies have dominated a tourism awards ceremony with 31 businesses scooping gongs. The CIE Tours Awards of Excellence are based on feedback from 14,000 customers who experienced 250 providers of accommodation, More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

SYHA open pop up hostel for summer

New temporary youth hostel near the centre of Edinburgh SYHA Hostelling Scotland has added 143 en-suite rooms at the new Edinburgh Haddington Place Youth Hostel to its portfolio from 17 July to 2 September 2017, The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Norwegian revving up their engines for direct US flights

From the middle of next month you will be able to fly direct from Edinburgh Airport to three destinations on the east coast of the US with Norwegian Airlines. The new flights are targeted at three smaller airports More...