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.
Roadside Subway services located 3 miles north of Dunblane on Scotland's busy A9 dual Carriageway. We are an excellent pit-stop for coaches and traveling tourists, with 50 seats inside and picnic benches outside, we are more than capable of dealing with roll-in coach parties. Subway has become a leading choice for people seeking quick, nutritional food the whole family can enjoy. Ether it's a meal or just a quick coffee we cater for all. Designated coach bays and over 30 car parking spaces.
Inns of Balhaldie,
The Orde Food Company
The Orde Food Company is a multi-faceted hospitality and events company providing a range of quality and luxury services to the Tourism sector. Our family owned and run business works alongside historical venues, destination marketing companies, event management companies and for over 30 years has catered events across the private & corporate sectors for National and International brands as well as discerning private clientele.
Newton Don Home Farm,
Go Travel Scotland
We are an exciting family oriented transport company that created tours to Loch Ness in 2017. We aim to stand out from the crowd by offering a unique approach to tour guiding - luxury coaches with innovative audio visual guiding through our own app provided on tablets at each seat in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish & Hindi. We are the only fully family-orientated tour with no age restrictions and offer a children's focused version of the multimedia tour.
Stills and Hills
Scotland is world famous for its whisky, fascinating history and beautiful scenery. And there is no better way to explore it than on a personalised tour with a local guide. Whether its following a Highland Whisky Trail, visiting a favourite distillery, tasting the finest single malts or hiking through the glorious Scottish countryside – Stills and Hills can help plan the perfect trip for your clients. From half day trips to multi-day holidays all tours are unique and customised to our guests.
City of Edinburgh,
Clan Armstrong Centre and Gilnockie Tower Reiver Centre
History, Mystery and Discovery while exploring the far-reaching lands of the Anglo-Scottish Border Reivers, join us for an enthralling 500 years of Clan Armstrong History at Gilnockie Tower Reiver Centre.
Gilnockie Tower is a stunning example of a Scottish pele tower. Built some 500 years ago, it was home to Johnnie Armstrong, a notorious border reiver. In 1530 this powerful chieftain was hanged by a Scottish king, his story romanticised by Sir Walter Scott.
Gilnockie Tower has five floors, including vaulted chamber, banqueting hall and spiral staircase. The entrance stone is thought to be two thousand years old. Once a roofless ruin, the place has been completely refurbished and is open as a clan and visitor attraction. The Clan Armstrong Centre houses reiving artefacts and the world’s largest collection of Armstrong archives.
Many times recognised by historians, students and visitors alike as: the Gilnockie Tower; Armstrong's Tower; Hollows Tower; or Holehouse Tower and believed to be from the period circa 1490-1520 as a rubble built, carved stone, Medieval Period Scots Tower House.
Formerly Kelvinside Parish Church, Òran Mór, Gaelic for ‘great melody of life’ or ‘big song’, is a thriving arts & entertainment venue in the heart of Glasgow’s West End.
Òran Mór offers a Whisky Bar with over 270 malt whiskies, 2 restaurants, Private Dining Room, Live Music venue, Night Club, and our stunning Auditorium with mural ceiling by Alasdair Gray.
Òran Mór also hosts the now internationally recognised ‘A Play, A Pie and A Pint’ lunchtime Theatre, producing over 40 new plays per year.
Novotel Edinburgh Centre
The 4-star Novotel Edinburgh Centre hotel is located in central Edinburgh, close to the Royal Mile, Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle. We invite you to experience one of our newly upgraded Superior, Executive and Suite rooms. After an active day exploring Edinburgh, take advantage of our refurbished heated pool, gym and spa. To kick start your evening, join us at the Tap Kitchen & Bar for a cocktail or craft beer.
Novotel Edinburgh Centre,
Tasting Scotland Gourmet Journeys & Events
Tasting Scotland Gourmet Journeys & Events is a DMC that specializes in Food, Culinary & Whisky Tours and Tasting Events for the luxury market across Scotland. Day Tours, Short Breaks, Vacations, Expert-Guided, Self-Drive. FIT, Groups. Personalized itineraries are expertly curated by Brenda Anderson, World Food Travel Association Ambassador for Scotland. Executive transportation and 4-5 star accommodation. Recent Winners of the ‘Best Luxury Food & Drink Tour Operator - Scotland’.
Born in the Borders
Born in the Borders is an award-winning brewery and local-provenance based visitor centre located near Jedburgh. A showcase for the very best of Borders food and drink. The centre offers a cafe, farm shop, gin distillery and outdoor activities including grass sledging, river walks and an Osprey viewing camera. A range of additional visitor options are available, including brewery tours, gin schools, tutored tastings and beer and gin matching private dinners.
St Andrews for Golf
A dynamic and modern Travel Company with a team of highly skilled and driven PGA Golf Professionals. We are on hand to cater for all your requirements effectively, efficiently and precisely at all points of your contact with us. Specialising in the provision of: Golf Vacations to St Andrews, and throughout Scotland. Authorised Providers of Guaranteed Old Course Packages. PGA Instruction & Experiences at The Home of Golf, including the unique, Play with the Pro on The Old Course St Andrews.
Once Upon a Whisky
Bespoke whisky tours in Glasgow and Edinburgh through some of the best whisky bars and distilleries available in each city. Our main goal is to pass on the passion of whisky through a storytelling experience highlighting quirky facts, cocktails, food and more. With us, your customers will enjoy a journey through some of the best off the beaten track bars available in both cities. We have selected some of the most quirky restaurants with a great offer of food, drinks and amazing stories to tell.
Isle of Coll Photography Workshops and Tours
If you are coming to Coll, why not explore this beautiful island through Photography? Take part in bespoke photography workshops suited to anyone wishing to improve their photography whilst exploring the most beautiful spots Coll has to offer, with award-winning photographer Mathieu Willcocks.
Isle of Coll,
Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum
Experience life in 19th century Dunfermline and what it was like to emigrate to America with just a few possessions. Discover how Andrew Carnegie became the richest man in the world and father of modern philanthropy, supporting the founding of internationally renowned landmarks such as the Carnegie Hall in New York and the Peace Palace in The Hague.
Free guided tours for groups (book)
Exclusive drinks receptions for tour groups available, themed around Carnegie’s favourite author, Robert Burns
Helensburgh Private Hire
We supply executive and luxury 8 seater vehicles with drivers. Based near Glasgow Airport, we provide both the business and pleasure travellers who pass through Glasgow Airport with a reliable and value for money Taxi service.
We can provide a variety of vehicle types including Saloon Cars, Estate Cars and People Carriers (minivans).
Our saloon cars and estate cars are ideal for smaller groups, while our people carriers can accommodate up to 8 passengers with a large amount of luggage. Helensburgh Private Hire is an excellent solution for passengers seeking onward travel from Glasgow Airport to any destinaton in Scotland. We can provide transport to destinations such as Greenock Ocean Terminal, Gleneagles, Turnberry Hotel/Resort, Cromlix Hotel, Edinburgh, Perth, Oban, Fort William, Ayr, and many more. We can also provide online booking and also secure online payment through paypal, alternatively we can accept cash or in car card payments.
Edinburgh Scottish Evening
Enjoy an informative and inspiring evening of traditional Scottish entertainment! Join us in the heart of Scotland’s capital city for our essential introduction to Scottish culture. You will be guaranteed a warm welcome and a lively evening! You will sample some of Scotland’s finest culinary offerings during a delicious four course meal. This is your chance to try haggis, Scotland’s national dish, served to the stirring sounds of the bagpipe in the traditional way. Experience the dramatic Address to a Haggis, the famous poem written by Rabbie Burns. Sit back and be entertained by some of Scotland's best professional actors. Listen and join in with Scottish songs and be introduced to some of the countries memorable characters and stories.
The Four Sisters Boatel
Moored in the Lochrin Basin, just minutes from Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle, The Four Sisters Boatel is a four star, luxury, self-catering houseboat. The accommodation includes free Wi-Fi access and stylish bedrooms. The Four Sisters features a fully-equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar. The property features a lounge area which includes seating for 6 people. The 2 separate cabin bedrooms are elegantly decorated, and there are 2 double bedrooms and a children’s bunk bedroom.
Aikwood Tower is a 500-year-old grade A-listed Peel Tower in the Ettrick Valley. Following an award-winning restoration and five-star renovation, we offer some of the most luxurious accommodation in the Scottish Borders. Available for exclusive use on a catered or self-catered basis, we sleep ten guests in five en-suite bedrooms. We pride ourselves on providing thoughtful Scottish hospitality at its best for clients worldwide, creating a warm and welcoming home from home.
Arniston Estate is a working estate that is a wonderful example of thriving country lifestyle set within a short commute to the exciting and amazing city of Edinburgh. Just 2 miles from the rail station or 25 minutes by car, Arniston House offers the perfect blend of a countryside retreat a stone’s throw from the attractions and excitement of Edinburgh. With 4 holiday cottages, a range of activities on offer, event and more, a visit to Arniston is one you don't want to miss.
The Glasgow Food and Drink Tour
Our food sightseeing tours walk through Glasgow’s West End, visiting 6 well known establishments. Your clients will taste locally sourced Scottish food and drink while enjoying the Glasgow patter and some Gaelic. The local guide will talk about the history and culture of the city while exploring the West End. Seating available at most stops and toilet facilities at all locations. Tours run throughout the year and we offer private tours at a time suitable to your client. Please visit our website.
Theatre Royal Dumfries
Scotland's oldest theatre, established in 1792, hosts productions from both the in-house amateur dramatic company, The Guild of Players and external companies.
Bespoke tours can be arrange in advance (depending on availability). We have exhibitions on the history of our theatre.
66-68 Shakespeare Street,
The Scottish Textiles Experience
Luxury visitor market. VIP Meet the Maker bespoke itineraries. Private visits with a designer to go behind the scenes in Scotland's historic working factories where the finest cashmere, tartans and tweed are woven for the Royal Family, and the world famous haute couture fashion houses. Meet local artisans, learn about the making of Scottish cashmere, tartan, tweed, leather and lace. Opportunity to buy direct or commission your own. Day trips from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Highlands.
The Clydeside Distillery
Glasgow's stills are flowing again at the Clydeside Single Malt Scotch Whisky Distillery. Come down to the Queen's Dock and watch our craftsmen distil pure new spirit by hand, the time-honoured way. You'll find more than you'd expect, with so many of Scotland's finest single malts to enjoy in our Whisky Shop and Whisky Tasting. You can even immerse yourself in Glasgow history as you wander around our fascinating Dockside Story.
100 Stobcross Road,
Design a unique private tour in Scotland with your clients preferences and interests to the forefront. Whisky, golf, castles, food and drink, heritage, ancestral, film locations, battlefields and, of course, the beautiful Scottish scenery. Clients can explore it all from the comfort of a spacious people carrier carrying up to six guests, with luggage. Glascotours can offer total flexibility in the itinerary offering your guests the freedom to stop and start as they wish during the tour. Accessible from Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports
Lochcarron of Scotland
Visitor Centre offers Scottish Textiles, tartan fabrics, knitwear, clothing, unique gifts & locally made crafts. A bespoke kilt outfit service using our own tartan fabrics woven in Selkirk. Cut length fabrics and textile crafting materials. Enjoy our café with a choice of cakes, snacks & lunches as well as drinks by The Edinburgh Tea & Coffee Company and experience a working woven Textile Mill Tour.
Centre Open: Mon - Sat 9am - 5pm
Tours: Mon - Thur 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 2.30pm or by appt.
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