Tag: tourism

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East Lothian hotel celebrates 4-star Gold Award

A luxury hotel in East Lothian has achieved a prestigious Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland just one year after opening. Garleton Lodge nestled in a countryside setting between Haddington and Gullane, has been awarded a four-star gold accolade from the national tourism organisation. Having worked in the property and catering industries in the Middle East,…
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October 17, 2018 0

Helping It Happen Awards 2018

People across Scotland are being urged to highlight the work done by local estates and land-based businesses to help their surrounding communities flourish, as nominations for the Helping It Happen Awards 2018 get underway. Following a successful inaugural year in 2017, Scottish Land & Estates has declared the Helping It Happen Awards 2018 open for…
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May 31, 2018 0

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2018 ‘HELPING IT HAPPEN’ RURAL AWARDS

People across East Lothian are being urged to highlight the work done by local estates and land-based businesses to help their surrounding communities flourish, as nominations for the Helping It Happen Awards 2018 get underway. Following a successful inaugural year in 2017, Scottish Land & Estates has declared the Helping It Happen Awards 2018 open…
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February 22, 2018 0

New university scholarship to address LGBT issues in tourism & events sector

Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Musselburgh, East Lothian, has launched a new scholarship geared towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) studies in the tourism and events industry. With its specialisms in tourism and events, Queen Margaret University (QMU) has teamed-up with US-based TravelAdvocates to offer the scholarship to up to two students a year…
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September 16, 2016 0

Funding boost for ploughing championships in East Lothian

The first European Reversible Ploughing Championships to be held on Scottish soil is among 21 events across the country which are receiving backing from the latest round of awards from the EventScotland National Funding Programme, as part of VisitScotland’s work to deliver the national events strategy Scotland the Perfect Stage. The European Reversible Ploughing Championships…
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August 11, 2016 0

Visit East Lothian…by Public Transport!

I love East Lothian but there are parts of the county I haven’t visited because I don’t have a car and public transport can be patchy. Recently, I was in Waverley station and noticed a Visit East Lothian banner prominently displayed at Platform 4 and I found myself pondering how many visitors to Edinburgh take…
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June 14, 2016 0