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Responsible Tourism research

This section will provide summaries of research carried out to support the Responsible Tourism and Destination Net Zero activities

Scotland Residents' Views on Responsible Tourism (2021)

Research was commissioned by VisitScotland and carried out by 56 Degrees Insight to learn how residents feel about climate change and explored the sustainable behaviours that they may adopt when on holiday in the future.

A summary and the full report of the research findings are available on VisitScotland's website

A group of friends on Salisbury Crags in Edinburgh
Sunset over the Water of Leith at Leith Shore

Tourism Industry Net Zero Survey (2021)

VisitScotland commissioned Progressive Partnership to undertake an industry survey to investigate the attitudes and behaviours of Scottish tourism businesses towards a carbon neutral economy.

Details of the findings can be found on the website

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