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Nummer o employees
525 (2019)[1]

VisitScotland, umwhile the Scottish Tourist Board (Scots: Scots Tourist Buird), is a national tourism organisation in Scotland. It is an executive nane-depairtmental public body o the Scots Govrenment, wi offices in Edinburgh, Glesga, Innerness an ither pairts o Scotland.[2]

The organisation's tasks include attractin visitors tae Scotland throu advertisin an heezin up campaigns. VisitScotland manages a nummer o quality ratin schemes fur tourist accommodation an attractions an aw.[3] The organisation rins the wabsteid, giein beukins an information services fur visitors tae Scotland. Frae 2001 the wabsteid wis rin as a public-private partnership venture,[4] tho the venture an wabsteid wur brocht back intae public awnership in 2008.[4][5]

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  1. Annual Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2019 (PDF). (Report). VisitScotland. 2019. p. 64. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 18 Januar 2023. Retrieved 3 October 2020. Total FTE @ 31/03/19 [..] 525
  2. "Our Locations". Visit Scotland. Retrieved 15 Januar 2020.
  3. "Quality Assurance gradings - QA Conditions and Criteria". VisitScotland. Retrieved 13 Juin 2019.
  4. a b "Tourism body criticised over handling of e-tourism venture". Scottish Parliament. 14 Mey 2009. Retrieved 13 Juin 2019.
  5. "VisitScotland's online booking site loses £12m over five years". Herald Scotland. 15 Mey 2009. Retrieved 13 Juin 2019.