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Coronavirus Business Ventilation Fund

ASVA has received confirmation from the Scottish Government that certain types of visitor attraction are eligible for the Coronavirus Business Ventilation Fund, despite attractions not be specifically listed on the list of eligible sectors. [...]

Latest Visitor Statistics for September

The latest ASVA Visitor Attractions Barometer report - for September 2021 - is now available to view in the Members Area of this site. [...]

Days Out Incentive Fund re-opens to drive winter visits

Visitor attractions can take advantage of further opportunities to benefit from the VisitScotland Days Out Incentive Fund – the £4 million Scottish Government-funded initiative created specifically to support our sector. [...]

ASVA Members are invited to our Annual General Meeting

We are pleased to invite all ASVA members to attend our Annual General Meeting, which will take place on Monday, 29 November, at 10am.This year's AGM will be held virtually, via Zoom. Members can register by clicking [...]

Update to Vaccine Certification Apps

Members should aware that the Scottish Government’s Covid Status App and Covid Check Verification App have been updated. The Covid Status App (for individuals to show their Covid status) has been updated to add a [...]

UK Government Budget Announcement

As members will be fully aware, today (27th October) the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, delivered the latest budget announcement to UK Parliament. Key highlights impacting the tourism industry include: [...]

ASVA welcomes nominations for its Board of Directors

ASVA is inviting nominations from its Attraction Members to join its Board of Directors.The Board meets four times a year and Directors help develop ASVA's policies and strategies, as well as ensuring the Association stays close to its members. Board membership can [...]

Ensure you have your say in our latest ASVA survey

We are once again asking all visitor attraction operators across Scotland to take part in our latest survey. This is vital to enable us to determine the current status of our sector, with a particular focus on the ongoing impact of the pandemic on businesses and their [...]

Businesses are urged to continue to comply with COVID mitigation measures

Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy Kate Forbes has urged all sectors of Scotland’s economy to remain focused on current COVID guidance. Referring to the current high rates of infection throughout the country, Ms Forbes stressed the importance of businesses [...]