Many Scottish tourism businesses have close working relationships with the international travel trade. In this section you’ll find a comprehensive directory of all those companies who have stepped forward and committed to special rates, discounts and commissions exclusively available for the travel trade.
From whisky distilleries to airlines and from language courses to barge tours – search our database to complete your itinerary or simply browse for new ideas! You’ll not only find the service you are looking for, but also an indication of the commission levels granted as well as full contact details for the business in question.
Macdonald Resorts & Hotels
Macdonald Hotels & Resorts brings you elegance, style and unique personal service. We are a collection of over 40 individual hotels throughout the UK, Ireland, Spain and Portugal. Individual not only in location, from bustling city centres to picturesque countryside, but also in style, from boutique hotels to country houses and spa retreats.
Whiteside Industrial Estate,
We offer luxury guided day tours and long distance transfers from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Using our new 2017 Mercedes V-class with full leather trim and complimentary soft drinks. All day trip prices include admission to attractions for guests and prices start from £400 per day max group size 7 persons.
Glasgow Green Apartments
Our apartments provide an affordable alternative to hotel accommodation. Whether it is for a solo guest or a group of colleagues, we provide you with comfortable beds and spacious living areas and everything you would find at home. Each apartment has free unlimited WiFi to allow you to work at home or stream your favourite movie. All are within easy walking distance to the city centre and have parking available. We are happy to do everything we can to make your guests stay just like their home.
The Glasgow School of Art
The Glasgow School of Art has been central to the city's creativity for over 100 years. The world famous Mackintosh Building is currently closed for restoration following a fire in 2014, however there's still plenty to see and do. Groups can book online to discover our unique collection of original Charles Rennie Mackintosh furniture on our 45 minute long Mackintosh at the GSA Tours, and can uncover more of his work across the city on our 2.25 hour long Mackintosh's Glasgow Walking Tours.
Indulge your senses and join us on a full day tour where you can explore and experience the Scottish Highlands through fine food and drink. From our base near Loch Ness, we provide unique and personal small group tasting tours visiting a wide range of talented artisan producers.
Loch Tay Safaris
Loch Tay Safaris brought to you by award winning Highland Safaris is a unique 5 star cruise on Loch Tay exploring the history, heritage and folklore of Perthshire’s largest loch.
Experience the breathtaking scenery and learn about this mysterious and dramatic landscape from our local and knowledgeable skipper, you will be enchanted by the Loch’s mystical charm!
Livingston Lodge Hotel
Just 13 miles from Scotland’s capital Edinburgh, in the heart of Livingston, The Livingston Lodge Hotel has 20 en-suite hotel rooms with shower and free Wi-Fi internet access. Free and ample on- site parking is also available. The Livingston Lodge Hotel incorporates the Phoenix I Restaurant which serves oriental fusion cuisine, guests can also dine at the local award-winning Oscar’s Bar and Grill.
Hawkbrae Ladywell West,
Library of Innerpeffray
Small, special and a heritage treasure trove: Scotland’s first lending library is a museum with a difference. Our elegant 18th century building, beside the River Earn in gorgeous rural Perthshire lets you step back in time. In our utterly unique Borrowers’ Register, visitors from all over the world find their ancestors.
We offer bespoke, personal tours for lovers of history, culture and of course, books. Perfect for small tours, study trips and people looking for ‘something different’.
Our award-winning hotel has been lovingly cared for by the same family for over 60 years. Located on the shortest street in the world, high standards, 30 comfortable bedrooms, self-catering accommodation and the finest locally sourced cuisine from our AA Rosette restaurant awaits you at Mackays Hotel in Wick.
Situated in the heart of Glasgow city centre just 15 minutes from Glasgow International Airport, Hilton Glasgow offers landscape views from our 319 guest rooms. Host your next meeting or event in our impressive event spaces for up to 1,000 delegates. Start your day right in Morblas with a Scottish breakfast featuring local specialties and in the evening indulge on a variety of seasonal dishes. Spend your evening in Connich Bar or unwind at our LivingWell Health Club with an indoor pool and spa.
Loch Melfort Hotel
A unique 3 star Country House Hotel in a most amazing setting by the coast of Argyll with a view to the Sound of Jura and the Inner Hebrides beyond.
As you step into the warmth, comfort and tranquility of this comfortable country family home, you cannot fail to notice the uniquely informal and relaxed atmosphere.
Choose to dine in our formal AA 2 Rosette Asknish Bay Restaurant or, for a more relaxed meal, our Chartroom Bistro offers fabulous light meals and snacks.
Argyll and Bute,
Walking Tours in Glasgow
We are a Glasgow based walking tour which will take your clients around the main sites of the city in an informal, chatty and fun tour. We are the only walking tour in Glasgow which allows you to get your bearings of the city with locals who've lived here for years at such an affordable price. We offer daily public tours of the city, but can also offer private tours for groups/bus groups at a discounted rate so that your clients get the best experience.
Perle Oban Hotel
Perle Oban Hotel is a luxury hotel in the heart of Oban. This property has experienced a multi-million pound renovation and features a restaurant, bar and café. Each of the 60 rooms contain luxury touches such as Bose sound systems, Egyptian cotton sheets and L'Occitane toiletries
Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow is home to more than 450 years of brewing tradition and award winning beers. Our new tour takes you behind the scenes to discover how we make Tennent's so special.
We've been part of Scotland and its culture for generations. This is a chance to learn about the rich heritage of one of the country's most loved brands as well as about the production processes that have taken place at Wellpark from through the centuries up to today.
Follow us from the very origins of brewing at Wellpark, to present day support of and passion for Scottish music and football. As well as a rare collection of vintage and retro Tennent's packaging, there's a chance to watch your favourite Tennent's adverts from over the decades and also a shop to buy exclusive Tennent's goodies... And to top it all off, there might even be a cheeky wee taste of Scotland's Favourite at the end of the tour for you. Tasty.
The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA
The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA is the American friends group of the National Trust for Scotland, the country's largest conservation charity. NTS cares for 129 properties across Scotland from extraordinary landscapes to historic sites and architectural treasures. The Foundation offers membership access to all NTS properties, organizes tours aimed to interest American audiences, and can offer guidance on accommodations at NTS castles and historic homes.
Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate
30 bedroom luxury castle hotel within easy access of Edinburgh centre. Can accommodate 20 twin/double rooms as well as exclusive use of entire venue. Facilities to cater for Scottish evenings and group dining as well as extensive grounds for outdoor activities such as mini Highland Games, archery and laser clays.
Rib-Aye Steakhouse & Whisky Bar
Rib-Aye's aim is to serve up exciting meat flavours (baby back ribs, organic burgers and Scottish beef steaks) alongside Scottish whisky, Scottish gin and memorable wines. In Scotland we are blessed with some of the finest farmers in the world and this is where our passion and drive starts; Scottish produce. Our chefs and our suppliers are proud to be showcasing the best of Scottish beef, lamb, pork and venison!
DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen City Centre
DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen City Centre is located across from Aberdeen Beach, less than a mile from the city centre and train station, just seven miles from Aberdeen Airport. The hotel offers complimentary parking and WiFi and 168 bedrooms, including executive rooms in the Platinum Club and suites with sea views. All rooms feature plush Sweet Dreams® beds, a flat screen TV, and private bathroom. Dining is available in Footdees Restaurant and banquet dining can accommodate up to 120 guests.
National Mining Museum Scotland
Just 8 miles from Edinburgh is the Lady Victoria Colliery, the finest surviving Victorian colliery in Europe, here we tell the story of coal for Scotland. Through two floors of exhibitions, interactives and 4 tour options, retrace the footsteps of thousands of miners and their families. Our café is open 7 days a week and offers a superb range of hot and cold snack, speciality coffee and freshly baked cakes. Upon request we can offer catering for up to 100 people this includes a hot buffet.
Stunning Ballindalloch Castle, family home of the Macpherson-Grants since 1546, is situated on the A95 between Aviemore and Elgin, and welcomes both groups and individual visitors.
Open Easter until 30 September, daily except Saturdays, ample car and coach parking, tearoom (50+ covers), golf course, distillery tours (max 8 persons), home of the Aberdeen Angus cattle breed.
Enquiries for private dinners, fishing, shooting, product launches, film and photo shoots are also welcome.
The Real Sherlock Holmes Walking Tour
Take a step back in time to Victorian Edinburgh and join us on this Five Star rated (Trip Advisor) walking tour around the beautiful city of Edinburgh to hear the incredible true story of how the world's most famous fictional detective - Sherlock Holmes - was based on a real Edinburgh man! Discover the hidden history and forgotten places where the Holmes legend really began, and visit the Sherlock Holmes statue and site of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's birth - places unseen by most visitors and fans!
The National Wallace Monument
The National Wallace Monument stands above the fields where William Wallace led his troops to victory at The Battle of Stirling Bridge, and tells the story of the warrior who became Scotland’s National Hero. His life and legacy are the focus of the exhibition galleries – including the magnificent Hall of Heroes. Visitors can admire Wallace’s famous battlesword before reaching the Crown, with its panoramic views across Scotland.
The National Wallace Monument is also available for private hire outside normal opening hours. The recommended maximum number of guests (including organisers and/or hosts) is 40.
Open all year, group discounts available and free coach parking.
Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor
Set in a historic building with a modern interior, Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor is located in Glasgow’s West End, minutes from the city centre via subway and a 20 minute drive from Glasgow International Airport. The hotel offers 97 stylish guest rooms with comfortable beds, WiFi (fee) flat panel TVs and private bathrooms. A full breakfast buffet is available and the hotel features beGIN, a new gin bar with over 60 gins, and Bo’Vine Meats & Wines, one of the most popular steak restaurants in Glasgow.
Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor
Located in Edinburgh’s West End, 4-star hotel Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor is 200 metres from Haymarket Station with easy access to attractions from Edinburgh Castle to Princes Street and the Royal Mile. The hotel features stylish interiors with modern amenities, set inside a historic 1860’s listed building with 184 guest rooms offering comfortable beds, flat panel TVs, private bathrooms, WiFi (fee), a gourmet breakfast buffet, full service restaurant and bar and the option for private dining.
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