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VisitScotland: Tourism at the top

2 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

More people are working within Scotland's tourism sector since the introduction of the National Tourism Strategy in 2012, VisitScotland has announced.
As well as an increase in tourism employment, the initiative, which aims to grow visitor spend by £1bn by 2020, has led to a wider variety of jobs across the sector.
Latest figures from 2017 show overall a rise of 24,500 jobs in the tourism industry over the past 5 years, increasing from 181,500 to 206,000. The City of Edinburgh has the highest rate of tourism employment, followed by Glasgow City, Highland and Aberdeen City.
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