Fergus Ewing MSP, the Scottish Government’s Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism visited for a fact finding visit to Knockhill, Scotland’s National Motor Sport Centre today, Wednesday 28th May. He met with Jillian Shedden, the Knockhill Managing Director and Stuart Gray, Events and Marketing Director, prior to getting a guided tour of the venue.
Mr Ewing said, “Scotland’s world class visitor attractions sit at the heart of the memorable experience we offer tourists. Today’s visit is an example of how Scotland’s visitor attractions are working to ensure that everyone receives a warm and satisfying welcome and highlights the positive impact on tourism that Knockhill Racing Circuit has on the economy in their local area.
During our second year of Homecoming we are extending a warm welcome to the world to join our celebrations. The Commonwealth Games, Ryder Cup and MTV Europe Music Awards will also ensure the country takes centre stage in global terms, opening the door to thousands of visitors to the country.”