A profit-for-purpose visitor economy

Can a profit-for-purpose visitor economy be achieved? What impact will this have on destination communities? And what steps can be taken to achieve this?

The Women in Tourism YOYP Conference

In November 2018 I attended the Women in Tourism (Scotland) Year of Young People Conference. This blog is compiled of extracts from a small guest blog I wrote about attending the conference as a student of Tourism Studies from Aalborg University and what I gained from it.

Project: Scotland’s Outlander Tourism

This semester (Spring 2019) I began working on a project focused around the tv show Outlander (Starz) and the “Outlander Effect”. My interest in this research, was due to wanting to see how this film-induced tourism was being taken by the local communities and what opportunities were being utilised at the individual locations.

Off the beaten path, Cumbria by train.

On Monday 3rd June Cumbria Tourism launched their ‘Cumbria by Train’ marketing campaign across cities in the UK. So if you want to do Cumbria by train and experience this beautiful region at a slower pace, check out our 7Day guide to Cumbria by train.