Scottish tourism going ‘green’

Officials for the Scottish tourism industry have said that the sector must pay greater attention to ‘green’ issues.The Scottish Tourism Forum (STF) has called for a reduction in the number of short-haul flights that service the country’s airports and has warned that visitor numbers could fall if areas of beauty are littered with electricity pylons and wind farms, reports the Herald. The forum proposes the introduction of tourism-fragile zones, which would prohibit the installation of wind farms in the area as well as ensure that power lines ran along the seabed rather than overhead.More information here.

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