Value of golf tourism to Scotland soars by 30 per cent



Overseas visitors driven by a long-held ambition to play on a course in the country they regard as the “home of golf” have helped boost the economic value of golf tourism in Scotland by 30 per cent over the past decade.
However, the report warned that global economic uncertainty, particularly in mainland Europe, may have resulted in slower growth than envisaged. The economic value of golf tourism and events to Scotland has increased to £286 million per year, the report said, supporting 4,700 jobs north of the Border.
The study, commissioned by VisitScotland and Scottish Enterprise, found... read more

 
21 April 2017 in Business, Views: 32
Source: Scotsman
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