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Welcome to the dedicated travel trade section of the South of Scotland Destination Alliance, the industry-led management and marketing organisation for the South of Scotland – including Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders.

Scotland Starts Here is our brand of place, our consumer information and communication tool, which is equally as valuable to our trade partners.

We value a close collaboration with the travel trade and the team of the South of Scotland Destination Alliance and Scotland Starts Here are here to give you our full support.

This section of the website is for you, for the tour operators, travel agencies and DMCs. Find support through a number of planning tools, featuring the Scottish Borders, Dumfries & Galloway and Midlothian - the South of Scotland – with the help of our marketing assets or gain inspiration and ideas with our sample itineraries.

Travel Trade Brochure

Welcome to our Travel Trade Brochure. Across the Borders and Dumfries and Galloway we introduce the key towns in the region, the products on offer and four suggested itineraries. These range from two and three-day minibreaks to a 7-day eco-friendly cycling tour. There is info on transport links and specific annual events to give you all you need to Start planning your clients’ tours to the South of Scotland.

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Travel Trade Directory

Our Travel Trade Directory is being designed to be a handy quick reference tool to the trade, to search for travel trade ready businesses in the region. From accommodation to experiences, attractions and restaurants, the tool will guide you to those who are keen to engage.

Our team is always at hand to assist with additional recommendations and introductions to ensure you can create memorable itineraries in the South of Scotland for your clients.

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Media Bank

Welcome to our media hub where you can access videos and images to promote travel to the South of Scotland. We have everything from Accommodation, Food & Drink, History and Heritage to Activities. Share our videos with your colleagues and clients to give them a flavour of the destination and meet some of our businesses.

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