European Visitors To Scotland Up 22% In One Year

"Figures from the Office of National Statistics for the year up to the end of last September showed a 22 per cent increase in the number of visitors, with spending rising by 7 per cent to £1.15 billion. Overall 2.26 million people from Europe visited to the end of last September, spending a total of £1.15 billion. With overseas tourism expenditure from all countries at £2.25 billion, those coming from Europe accounted for over half of all visitor spending."