The economic crisis has brutally exposed Scotland’s ‘tourism and bust’ model of regional development.
The bosses’ offensive is reaching full throttle. The key piece of government advice it has in its sights is the two metre rule for physical distancing. Tory backbenchers are pushing the Cabinet hard for a relaxation of the rule, citing World Health Organisation advice of one metre and pointing to countries, like Singapore for instance, […]
Sticking to the 2 metre rule is a litmus test
Live in Edinburgh? Your city needs you. For the good of Scotland’s capital, you must “act like a tourist”. You see, the tourist industry doesn’t have any tourists to sell their stuff to, so residents need to take their place. Out of the goodness of your hearts, the people of Edinburgh need to rush back […]
‘Act like a tourist’, or build community wealth?
“As tourism has been one of the sectors hardest hit by the pandemic, so it will likely be one of the sectors most difficult to reopen.”