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
The Trip Advisor (the best review sight that most travellers prefer to put their reviews and looks for reference, before setting out for a trip) has ranked two of the Scottish B&Bs among the world’s best. The one is The Old Manse, at Invermoriston and the other is, Alloway Retreat from Alloway, Ayrshire.
Two guest houses, from the Highlands and Ayshire, were included in the ranks of the TripAdvisor annual survey. According to the survey, these two Scottish guest houses are among the best across the globe. Guest Houses in Scotland have always found a place in the heart of visitors. And the trip advisor ranking will only add more advantage to the accommodation business in the country. Continue reading
Glasgow, one of the major cities of Scotland has found its place among the other 45 most desirable cities listed by New York Times. And, the city of Glasgow comes in the 12th position beating the South Pole and outer space to be named as the 12th most desirable place to visit.
The paper listed Panama as its No1 destination, while London, Wales and Birmingham also featured. It paid tribute to Glasgow by praising the Transport Museum on the Clyde. Visitors on a tour to the city can opt to stay in the best Glasgow Hotels of choice. Continue reading
There’s a lots of things to see and do across the Highlands. Winter is here and there are a range of activities you can enjoy. Experience the numerous events taking place across the Highlands over the coming months; celebrating all that is unique and special across the region. You can expect a warm welcome as everyone enjoys the best of Highland’s rich heritage and culture including spectacular street theatre, music, storytelling, and of course the world famous ceilidhs.
When you think of Scottish Highlands, you ought to think of its scenery. Because that’s what first strikes you. Nobody could remain unmoved by the landscape – it’s that kind of a place. But another way of viewing the Highlands is as a backdrop to exactly the sort of holiday you want – from passive pampering to active exertion, or a bit of everything. Continue reading