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15 June 2017

HES sponsor new Scottish Thistle Award

We are sponsoring a brand new category at Scotland’s most prestigious tourism awards.

Silver Thistles model Robyn Flemming, at Stirling Castle, marks the 25th anniversary of the Scottish Thistle Awards, and its new heritage experience category sponsored by HES
Historic Environment Scotland are to sponsor a brand new category at the Scottish Thistle Awards, Scotland’s most prestigious tourism awards.
In celebration of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017, the Historic Environment Scotland – Best Heritage Tourism Experience award will honour those who excel in bringing to life Scotland’s rich history, heritage and traditions.
Gillian Macdonald, Head of Sales & Marketing at Historic Environment Scotland, said:
“We’re delighted to be sponsoring a new Scottish Thistle Award for Best Heritage Tourism Experience, particularly this year as we celebrate Scotland’s rich and vibrant History, Heritage and Archaeology.
Heritage tourism plays a key role in contributing to the success of Scotland’s overall tourism industry and this award is a great opportunity to recognise and celebrate excellence in this area.”