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SSDA July Newsletter 2024

David Hope-Jones, CEO of the SSDA gives a quick 5-minute round up, while paddle boarding, of the latest work of the SSDA in supporting the tourism economy in the South of Scotland. The finalists in the South of Scotland Thistle Awards have been announced and we summarise some of the key points of our marketing…

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Shortlist And New Award Unveiled For The Returning South Of Scotland Thistle Awards

The South of Scotland shortlist for the region’s second dedicated Thistle Awards has been unveiled alongside the announcement of brand-new award category     The shortlist for the South of Scotland’s dedicated regional Thistle Awards – Scotland’s leading tourism and events industry accolades – has been revealed today alongside a brand-new award category.   Back following…

Posted on by Sara Barton

SSDA June Newsletter 2024

David Hope-Jones, CEO of the SSDA gives a quick 5-minute round up of the latest work of the SSDA in supporting the tourism economy in the South of Scotland and we summarise some of the key points of our marketing work, press coverage and regional news in our June newsletter.   READ THE JUNE 2024…

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Tourism Campaign Raises a Glass to Eight of the South of Scotland's Food and Drink Legends

The South of Scotland Destination Alliance is celebrating local excellence thanks to funding secured through Scotland Food & Drink’s Regional Food Fund EIGHT trailblazing food and drink businesses, with an experience focus, are playing a starring role in a new promotional campaign delivered by the South of Scotland Destination Alliance (SSDA). Thanks to support from…

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The arts are in full bloom in the South of Scotland this spring

From frolicking lambs and bursts of bluebells to arts festivals and historic houses, a new campaign by the South of Scotland Destination Alliance (SSDA) celebrates springtime as one of the most magical times to visit the Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway, providing all the information holidaymakers need to plan the perfect spring escape. Fittingly…

Posted on by Sara Barton

SSDA July Newsletter 2024

David Hope-Jones, CEO of the SSDA gives a quick 5-minute round up, while paddle boarding, of the latest work of the SSDA in supporting the tourism economy in the South of Scotland. The finalists in the South of Scotland Thistle Awards have been announced and we summarise some of the key points of our marketing…

Posted on by Vanessa Wegstein

Shortlist And New Award Unveiled For The Returning South Of Scotland Thistle Awards

The South of Scotland shortlist for the region’s second dedicated Thistle Awards has been unveiled alongside the announcement of brand-new award category     The shortlist for the South of Scotland’s dedicated regional Thistle Awards – Scotland’s leading tourism and events industry accolades – has been revealed today alongside a brand-new award category.   Back following…

Posted on by Sara Barton

SSDA June Newsletter 2024

David Hope-Jones, CEO of the SSDA gives a quick 5-minute round up of the latest work of the SSDA in supporting the tourism economy in the South of Scotland and we summarise some of the key points of our marketing work, press coverage and regional news in our June newsletter.   READ THE JUNE 2024…

Posted on by Sara Barton

Tourism Campaign Raises a Glass to Eight of the South of Scotland's Food and Drink Legends

The South of Scotland Destination Alliance is celebrating local excellence thanks to funding secured through Scotland Food & Drink’s Regional Food Fund EIGHT trailblazing food and drink businesses, with an experience focus, are playing a starring role in a new promotional campaign delivered by the South of Scotland Destination Alliance (SSDA). Thanks to support from…

Posted on by Sara Barton

Canoe trail first for south of Scotland

Long celebrated as one of Scotland’s great salmon rivers, the River Tweed will soon be known for another kind of journey following the launch this month of the first official canoe trail in the south of Scotland. Tweed Valley Canoe Trail Created by Go Tweed Valley, the Tweed Valley Canoe Trail covers a distance of…