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Visit Scotland | Alba

We publish information that we hold within the following classes. Once information is published under a class we will continue to make it available for the current and previous two financial years.

Where information has been updated or superseded, only the current version will be available. If you would like to see previous versions, you may make a request to us for that information.

Notes on information available:

  • all information is available free, except where the cost of providing the information exceeds £600
  • most information is available as a printed document, or in electronic format sent by email
  • our annual report and accounts are available as an electronic document only from 2013 onwards

Class 1: about the authority

Information about the authority, who we are, where to find us, how to contact us, how we are managed and our external relations.

Browse our information about VisitScotland.

Read our management structure.

Class 2: how we deliver our functions and services

Information about our work, strategy, and policies for delivering functions and services and information for our service users. 

Read our corporate plan.

Class 3: how we take decisions and what it has decided

Information about the decisions we take, how we make decisions and ow we involve others.

Read our policies.

Class 4: what we spend and how we spend it

Information about our strategy for and management of, financial resources (in sufficient detail to explain how we plan to spend public money and what has actually been spent).

Browse our annual reports and accounts.

Class 5: how we manage our human, physical and information resources

Information about how we manage the human, physical and information resources of the authority.

Access this information via various headings within the "about us" section.

Class 6: how we procure goods and services from external providers

Information about how we procure goods and services, and our contracts with external providers.

Read our procurement policy.

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Class 7: how we are performing

Information about how the authority performs as an organisation, and how well it delivers its functions and services. 

Read our annual reports and accounts.

Read our equality outcomes and mainstreaming report.

Class 8: our commercial publications

Information packaged and made available for sale on a commercial basis and sold at market value through a retail outlet. 

Find information on what we do to grow the value of Scottish tourism.

Browse the roles and responsibilities of our Events directorate.


Class 9: our open data

The open data we make available as described by the Scottish Government's Open Data Strategy and Resource Pack is available under an open licence. 

Browse research and statistics about Scottish tourism.

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