Scotland is producing some growing Internet businesses which could hopefully match any US company. Companies like GoBananas and Travel Scotland, these companies have grown year on year with very little help from any Government agency.
Coming out of what has been an very tough recession which may have been the worst for decades when people look back at it means that businesses like these are positioned to take advantage of the growth in the coming years.
Recessions are sometimes not a bad thing, in Business you have to act quickly and looking at ways to streamline your business and make it effective can add dividends going forward. Companies like Club Class Bus and www.selfcatering-scotland.net who again have manged to grow through these tough times and found banks unwilling to support them will find going forward a new lease of life that they can really take advantage of.
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VisitScotland is partnering with Walt Disney for a biggest campaign that the country have ever launched. This global marketing push is to promote Scottish tourism around the international release of Disney’s highlands-set animated film, Brave.
The £7m marketing tie-up marks the first time Disney has teamed up with a country’s tourism board, for launching one of its movies. Released in the UK in August, Brave is set in the Scottish highlands (for information on holidays in scotland highlands) and features characters voiced by Billy Connolly and Kelly Macdonald among others. It has been produced by Disney’s animation studio, Pixar, who also created Toy Story, Up and Finding Nemo. Continue reading
Now in its seventh year, the Film Festival (15 Feb – 26 Feb,2012) compiles a varied programme, pairing the latest efforts from Scots directors with classics from bygone eras. This year’s Film Festival includes a tribute to tap-dancing legend Gene Kelly, and a number of Scottish films, including an innovative screening of ‘Glasgow: Symphony of a City’, which incorporates a “live improvisation of sound and image”. The film festival will give the Glasgow Hotels a huge boost in their business as many participants and guests flock-in to the city. Continue reading
The report was released after a chart produced by PRS for Music – an association of composers, songwriters and music publishers – looked at 30 towns and cities, excluding London. The city of Glasgow and Edinburgh are also the most sought after ones by visitors on Scottish Tours. Continue reading
This year, Scotland will witness the famous artists playing the rhythm of their music talents. Biffy Clyro, Mumford & Sons and singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran are to appear at this summer’s RockNess music festival.
Others popular ones for the Highlands music event include electronic act Deadmau5 and dance music act Justice. RockNess will be held from 8 to 10 June 2012.
Sheeran is nominated for best male, breakthrough act, best single and best album at next month’s Brit Awards. Biffy Clyro were at RockNess in 2009 and the Scottish band will headline June’s festival at Dores, close to the shores of Loch Ness.
Band members Simon Neil, Ben Johnston and James Johnston were looking forward to perform again at the site near Inverness.
The festival’s organisers expect to make further announcements on other bands and singers to appear.