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Adventure Tourism Facilities Grant

30/11/2021

By Christina Wright

This new grant will allow local accommodation providers to apply for funding to enhance their facilities to better the needs of adventure seeking visitors. With outdoor and adventure tourism predicted to continue growing in 2021 and beyond, this is an opportunity to make Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire a key destination for adventure tourism.

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Game Changer for Tourism Businesses - applications now open

26/11/2021

By Christina Wright

Applications are now open for the 4th Game Changer for Tourism Businesses programme. The programme can help you return to growth by supporting you to identify your target markets, define consumer and customer demands and refine your offering to provide the services and experiences that visitors seek.

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Read the results from our first Business Monitor

23/11/2021

By Deirdre O'Donnell

Read the results from our first quarterly Business Monitor, designed to gather industry feedback on most recent business performance together with a look ahead to the short, medium and long term.

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Passionate storytellers wanted!

11/11/2021

By Christina Wright

Do you have a story to tell about your passion for tourism in the North-east? Would you be excited by the opportunity to tell that story on camera? As part ...

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Current mood of the UK consumer

16/09/2021

By Christina Wright

We share some highlights from the latest UK consumer tracker survey results covering the week 23 - 27 August 2021.

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Tour of Britain

01/09/2021

By Christina Wright

Some of the world’s best cyclists will be taking part in the final stage of this year’s Tour of Britain, taking place in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. The Tour ...

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Our experiences working in tourism and hospitality

29/07/2021

By Christina Wright

Working in the tourism and hospitality sector can be a highly rewarding experience. It is a varied and diverse sector and there are jobs to suit all personalities, interests and skill sets. To shine a light on the unique benefits of working within tourism and hospitality, we decided to share some of our personal experiences within the sector and the highlights that we’ve encountered along the way.

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Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire Business Barometer Quarter 2

08/07/2019

By Deirdre O'Donnell

The Tourism Barometer is live once again, reviewing April to June of 2019. As many of you gear up for the main season, please take a few minutes to complete the survey. As well as seeing where you compare against others, the regional results will help us all to understand what’s happening on-the-ground right now.

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Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire Business Barometer Quarter 1 Results

25/06/2019

By Deirdre O'Donnell

We can now share the Quarter 1 2019 (January-March) results for the Tourism Industry Barometer, thank you to all of you who shared your thoughts with us. Your input is crucial so ...

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Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire Business Barometer Quarter 1

15/04/2019

By Deirdre O'Donnell

Are you looking for information to help improve your businesses performance? Would you like to gauge how your business is performing against other businesses across Scotland?VisitScotland’s Tourism Industry ...

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