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Scotland Gets Tourism Boost from TV Show

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 06/23/2016, 11:15 PM

Tourism in Scotland has grown for the fourth year in a row, and experts think the Starz TV drama Outlander—based on Diana Gabaldon's series of novels about a 20th-century British woman who travels in time to the 18th-century Scottish Highlands—has something to do with the increase. The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions credits the lush period romance for boosting interest in sites suc...

Highland "Games"—Visit Scotland Banks on Outlander to Be New Game of Thrones

By Gretchen Kelly

Posted on 08/09/2014, 6:45 AM

VisitScotland is banking on the new Starz TV series Outlander to out game Game of Thrones. Sword slashing, derring-do, lots of sex and violence along with a compellingly romantic narrative about Highlanders' striving for freedom provide the backdrop.   Today, the tourism board unveils its new "Outlander" website that leads fans of the bestselling book series and the new Starz show...

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