Our Views (9)
Largs is situated right across from the Island of Cumbrae. Standing on the shore looking out you look at Cumbrae, Bute and Arran.
This year, like last, we are going to be attending the Largs Viking Festival which runs between the 1st and 9th of September. We will also be writing another blog about the event and this time making a video blog too. The event is very close to our hearts and every year doesn't disappoint.
As someone who already loves Scotland and has the joys of celebrating this beautiful country as a career, I am so pleased that Scotland is now and truly on the World Map. With the release of the Disney Pixar animated movie Brave and Andy Murray many people across the world are taking notice of Scotland.
In these difficult economic times of austerity not everyone has the holiday budget that they may have had prior to the last recession, this has been highlighted by the increasing popularity of the “staycation“ which has helped towards double digit growth in the leisure tourism sector in Scotland. Almost one million extra visitors in 2011 compared to 2010.
With cost becoming an increasingly more important factor when planning a holiday or short break many people have turned to camping as a means of reducing the cost of their holiday.
We will be conducting a recorded interview with the Minister for Scottish Tourism on Monday 23rd January. If you have anything that you would like us to ask the Minister on your behalf, please send you questions to us. The deadline is Sunday 15th January, questions after this date will not be included. Please click here to submit your question.
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Head over and fill in our Scottish Tourism survey. If you complete the form and leave us some contact details you stand the chance of winning the lovely bottle of Glengoyne.