Category: SSDA

South of Scotland Visitor Economy Week launches

South of Scotland Visitor Economy Week in March will highlight rewarding careers in tourism and hospitality across the region A range of organisations and further and higher education centres in…
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Great Tapestry of Scotland and Burns Trail publicity shot

Weave Your Way Through History With Two Fascinating Driving Trails Through The South Of Scotland

The South of Scotland Destination Alliance has created bespoke themed routes following in the footsteps of Robert Burns and inspired by the Great Tapestry of Scotland Two new driving trails…
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SSDA Newsletter January 2023

MESSAGE FROM OUR INTERIM CEO Excitement is in the air this month as we showcase the many events happening in the region and across Scotland in the coming weeks as…
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SSDA Newsletter December 2022

MESSAGE FROM OUR INTERIM CEO We would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas after what has been a busy year for us all! The South of Scotland can…
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Second Annual Conference For South Of Scotland Destination Alliance Confirmed As Exciting Year Beckons

Event in March 2023 will be first opportunity for many SSDA members to meet new Chief Executive David Hope-Jones   Business owners working in leisure, hospitality and tourism in the…
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Flying Start For New Campaign Encouraging Tourists To Visit The South Of Scotland This Winter

200,000 people reached in first two weeks of South of Scotland Destination Alliance Winter Escapes campaign promoting Scottish Borders and Dumfries & Galloway   A new digital marketing campaign from…
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Esteemed charity head and strategic development expert appointed to steer South of Scotland tourism body

The South of Scotland Destination Alliance announces new Chief Executive to lead work developing the South of Scotland into a year-round tourist destination   The South of Scotland Destination Alliance…
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SSDA Newsletter November 2022

MESSAGE FROM OUR INTERIM CEO We were delighted to launch our new Business Engagement Sessions earlier this week which kicked off with an insightful webinar Marketing: Maximising Bookings and Revenue…
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Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel Destinations for 2023 Revealed

Lonely Planet’s Expert Predictions for the Coming Year Celebrate the World’s Top Places for Food, Unwinding, Connection, Journeys, and Learning    Global travel authority Lonely Planet has today unveiled its top destinations…
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Head South – South of Scotland included in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2023

The South of Scotland has been named as one of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel destinations for 2023.   The publication revealed that the region, which covers the Scottish Borders…
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