Saltire Court hosts Scottish Tourism Alliance

Saltire Court hosts Scottish Tourism Alliance

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Author: Alastair Gray

ACH Shoosmiths' new Edinburgh home has hosted a meeting of the Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) advisory council.

Head of office Janette Speed was at Saltire Court to welcome STA members and Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism.

The STA is an independent organisation that facilitates, coordinates and supports the Scottish tourism industry.

Martin Bennett, ACH Shoosmiths real estate associate and STA executive board director, said: "Fergus Ewing was there to meet the advisory council, discuss the wider opportunities of the Scottish Government's Year of Homecoming 2014 initiative, and to take soundings from the STA council on the proposals and progamme already in place."

Year of Homecoming 2014 centres on the Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup, plus a year-long programme of events and activities showcasing Scotland.

Janette Speed said: "We've not been in our new office long, but it clearly impressed the STA enough that it wanted to have its latest advisory council meeting here, in the shadow of one of the country's top tourist attractions, Edinburgh Castle."

Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism (centre); with ACH Shoosmiths' Janette Speed and Martin Bennett.