One week to go!


2nd June 2015

The Scottish Thistle Awards are without doubt the ones the industry leaders want to have in their trophy cabinet and there is just over a week left to get your application in.

The annual competition celebrates success, excellence and quality within the Scottish tourism industry.

There are 13 categories across five regional programmes, with the winners of each regional final progressing on to the tourism awards flagship event at the National Final in March 2016, a fitting end to Scottish Tourism Week.

Make sure your business is recognised for its achievements!

Get your application in now - deadline 6 June 2015.

New for 2015/16, VS have also introduced a Young Ambassador Award, which is a nomination only award alongside the Regional Ambassador Award. So, why not nominate a rising star in tourism that works in your local area - people are the essence of the tourism industry. Nominate an Ambassador now!

Organised by VisitScotland in association with the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards, HIT Scotland, Scotland Food and Drink, Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards, Scottish Licenced Trade Association and the Scottish Tourism Alliance, The Scottish Thistle Awards are a celebration of the best of the best in the Scottish tourism industry.

Find out more about the awards at

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