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Guidance and advice for the tourism and events industry

We know that this is an extremely difficult time for businesses and individuals across Scotland and we are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as it develops to ensure we are in the best position to work with the Scottish Government and other key partners to manage what’s happening as effectively as possible.

On 23 March, the UK and Scottish Governments announced that all non-essential premises must close in the effort to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This includes, but is not limited to:

There was also an immediate stop to public gatherings of more than two people in a bid to flatten the curve of Covid-19 spread and protect the NHS. 

As it becomes available, this section will be updated with the latest information and advice to support tourism businesses and organisers of events through this challenging time.

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