Introducing the ASVA Digital Membership Badge

We’re excited to introduce a brand-new way for you to showcase your affiliation and pride in being a part of the ASVA family.   The digital membership badge is exclusively for our members and can be proudly [...]

Visitor Attractions Enjoy Robust Year Despite Pressures

Scotland's visitor attractions enjoyed a robust year with visitor numbers up 17.2% despite cost of living and inflationary pressures, according to new figures released today. Attractions across the country recorded [...]

Scottish Visitor Attraction Industry – Benchmarking Report

To inform the industry and support the work ASVA does to represent it, a benchmarking report was commissioned in 2023. The work was completed by Shanks Research, and we are now pleased to share the results of this research.This was the most comprehensive data [...]

Scottish Thistle Awards finalists: ASVA Members

We would like to say a huge congratulations to all of the ASVA members who have been crowned regional winners for the 2023 Scottish Thistle Awards. It is great to see so many ASVA members being recognised for their hard work within the industry and we wish them the best of [...]

ASVA Cultural Connections – Bookings Now Live!

It gives us great pleasure to announce that bookings are now live for the ASVA Cultural Connections Conference that will take place on the 14th of November at Perth Concert Hall!Cultural Connections will bring together visionary leaders and experts from all over the [...]

Changes to funding criteria for museums

Some members will want to be aware of the important update regarding funding distribution for museums in Scotland. Museum Galleries Scotland (MGS) has recently announced a significant change in its funding policy, focusing on the implementation of the real Living Wage as a [...]

VisitScotland seeks industry input for future Themed Year

VisitScotland, in collaboration with the Scottish Government, is reaching out to the tourism, events, and related sectors to gather valuable insights for the next Themed Year. This industry consultation aims to shape the options and theme for the future, with recommendations[...]