• £6.8 billion the GVA contribution of the tourism sector to the Scottish economy in 2014 
  • 9% of Scottish jobs are within tourism 
  • 2.6 million tourists came to Scotland from overseas in 2015
  • £5.1 billion was spent by visitors to Scotland in 2015
  • 60% of research in tourism, leisure and excercise science undertaken by Scotland's universities was found to be world-leading & internationally excellent