Tourism Secretary Fiona Hylsop has said the Scottish Government will bring forward legislation that could result in a new levy being charged on hotel stays – despite refusing to say if she supports the change.
The opening of the V&A Dundee has helped boost visitor numbers at nearby attractions by up to 40%, according to new research.
Councils in Scotland will not be able to bring in a tourist tax on hotel stays until the 2021 season at the earliest, Fiona Hyslop has said.
A major new study is to assess the impact of tourism on Skye, which attracts more than 500,000 visitors a year.
Edinburgh is one step closer to becoming the first city in the UK to introduce a tourist tax after the move was approved by councillors.
The number of people from Europe visiting Scotland rose 22% in the year to the end of September, according to the latest figures.
Fresh investment has been announced by the Scottish Government to help promote the scenery, wildlife and culture of the Highlands and Islands.
UK tourists will pay less for goods in almost half of popular holiday destinations this year despite the volatility of the pound, new research suggests.
A WEBSITE about Skye has been translated into Mandarin in a bid to encourage people from China to visit the island.
Proposals to introduce a tourist tax on accommodation in Edinburgh have won strong support in a public consultation.
TEN years ago it was only days away from demolition.