The Caledonian Sleeper Experience now includes a bit of Burns

Burns Night 2018 – Wassails on the Rails Overnight rail service Caledonian Sleeper has organised a new calendar of events for the year ahead, offering guests travelling between Scotland and London the chance to enjoy a series of celebrations on board. Kicking off the new events programme was a true Scottish tribute to the great Robert Burns More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Adagio celebrates success at first anniversary milestone

Behind the facade of what was formerly the Sailors Ark building on The Royal Mile is the Adagio Aparthotel. It is just over a year since it opened and today the business reports good occupancy rates and customer More...

By On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Edinburgh hotel is top luxury UK hotel outside London

The Chester Residence picks up TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for fifth year running Five-star Edinburgh hotel, The Chester Residence, has been awarded fifth place in the UK Luxury Hotel category, 14th More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, January 28th, 2018

A Grand way to work

It is always a pleasure to meet Gavin MacLennan of Lateral City Apartments, but of course part of that is just being able to soak up the view from Old Town Apartments in Advocates Close where he is based and which More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Robert Burns is latest addition to Norwegian planes

Scottish Poet to grace airline’s aircraft as the world celebrates Burns Night Norwegian has announced that our very own Robert Burns will become its first Scottish ‘tail fin hero’. The renowned poet’s portrait More...

By Nigel Duncan On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Scotland popular with young Spanish tourists

Edinburgh Airport, the first view of Scotland many Spanish tourists see. Picture by Ian Georgson More young people visit Scotland from Spain than anywhere else in Europe. And VisitScotland is this week promoting More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Will Scottish tourism run out of steam this year?

Will 2018 be the year Scottish tourism runs out of steam? Jacobite Steamer, Glenfinnan viaduct. Roelof Nijholt by John Lennon, Glasgow Caledonian University Fancy a trip to Scotland? You certainly won’t be the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Norwegian begin their New Year sale today

22 direct routes from the UK and Ireland on sale from £99/€99 one-way Today,  Norwegian has launched the start of its New Year sale offering traveller’s savvy savings on selected flights from the UK and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 18th, 2017

Norwegian portrays Jane Austen as its new tail fin hero

Norwegian has chosen British author Jane Austen to become its latest ‘tail fin hero’. The renowned author’s portrait will grace the tail fin of a Norwegian Dreamliner aircraft, as 2017 marked the 200th anniversary More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 18th, 2017

Edinburgh to Sofia direct with easyjet

On Saturday the first flight in the new easyJet service between Edinburgh and Sofia began operating opening up Bulgaria’s capital and biggest city to passengers. This is the beginning of a twice weekly service More...