• Scottish Tourism Alliance cautions against Edinburgh tourism tax

    13 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Hotel occupancy all over Scotland has dropped 1.4 percent, as per STA, while the UK occupies number 135 position out of 136 countries, for international tourism price-competitiveness.
    In an email to its members, the STA said: “Edinburgh is one of the few European cities in decline. Glasgow figures are showing the same trend. There is a misconception of a buoyant industry.”
    “We are simply at the bottom of the pile when it comes to competing on price against other global destinations.
    “If price and value for money is a deciding factor in a visitor's choice of destination, there are 134...
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