Visit Moray Speyside don’t just promote Moray Speyside as a world-class tourism destination, we also offer a whole range of other services and support to local tourism businesses – from specialist marketing advice and digital workshops to customer service training and business networking aimed at strengthening our region’s tourism industry for the future.

You can find out more about training, development and networking opportunities below.


Scottish Tourism Index – Webinar with 56 Degree Insight

Friday 17th June 2020 – 1-2pm

Join Visit Moray Speyside and data experts 56 Degree Insight for a deep dive into the latest Scottish Tourism Index Visitor Survey. The Scottish Tourism Index is a new monthly survey of Scots undertaken by Scottish based research and insights company 56 Degree Insight.

You will find out how Scots are feeling about the prospects of taking holidays and breaks as lockdown restrictions are eased, where are they most likely to consider (initially both within Scotland and further afield) and how COVID-19 has impacted on their considerations about where they might stay, what they might do and how they will travel?

The June survey also included new questions regarding the impacts of the new quarantine rules and how visitors feel about their potential impact on local communities and businesses. This event will be focused as much as possible on the local aspects of the survey and how the survey outcomes can inform Moray Speyside’s tourism business forward plans.

There will be an opportunity for Q&A.

Tickets are free but limited.

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About 56 Degree Insight

Jim Eccleston and Duncan Stewart are Managing Partners of 56 Degree Insight. Both have many years’ experience working in market research and tourism. Jim started his career in the research department of the Scottish Tourist Board and spent eight years there in the 1990s before moving agency side and working for System Three, TNS and latterly Kantar on all types of research but always focusing on tourism. He managed the Great Britain Tourism Survey for 15 years whilst at TNS. Duncan Stewart worked for both STB and Yorkshire Tourist Board before joining Jim at System Three and they have worked together ever since. Duncan managed the Great Britain Day Visits Survey during his time at TNS. Both left Kantar earlier in 2019 to form 56 Degree Insight and focus on the markets and sectors of most interest to them – and in particular, travel, tourism and leisure.