We've a wide range of programmes available to support businesses, social enterprises and communities. How we deliver our support is being adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Episode 5 - 10 July 2020
Tune into Tourism: Road to Recovery returns after a short break! Our host, Julia Sutherland is joined by VisitScotland’s Riddell Graham – Director of Industry and Destination Development, who outlines the ‘GoodToGoScotland’ scheme and how to become self-certified. Travel journalist Simon Calder also returns, to share with us how the industry is reacting in England and further afield.
Episode 4 - 5 June 2020
Julia Sutherland is joined by adventurer, writer and founder of The Yes Tribe, Dave Cornthwaite, who shares his experience around building communities online. Scott Fraser, Senior Trend Analyst at ‘The Food People’, also shares innovative ideas from hospitality businesses around the world. Finally, we look at the top three points from this week’s VisitScotland Trends and Insights paper.
Episode 3 - 29 May 2020
Digital strategy expert Emil Spangenberg and VisitScotland’s Senior Tourism Insight Manager, Chris Greenwood, join host Julia Sutherland to talk about getting your marketing messages right, as we begin the process of restarting tourism in Scotland.
Episode 2 - 22 May 2020
Episode 2 features Nick Hall, founder of Digital Tourism Think Tank and Chris Greenwood, VisitScotland’s Senior Tourism Insight Manager.
They discuss sustainability, the ‘new normal’ and the importance of involving communities to mitigate tourism impacts.
Episode 1 - 15 May 2020
We also discuss why digital communications is more crucial than ever right now and how social distancing could work in different business set-ups.