#scotlandhour 2014

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#scotlandhour is a monthly tourism and travel Twitter chat all about Scotland and is held on the last Wednesday of the month from 9pm to 10pm GMT. And if you haven’t joined in before now then now is as good a time as any to get involved because the team behind it have put together a great selection of themes for 2014!

#scotlandhour was started back in August 2011 by a small group of tourism and travel enthusiasts from the central belt and has grown from strength to strength ever since. Each month there is a different theme and set of questions and to get involved all you need to do is answer each question with A1, A2, A3, etc followed by your answer and the hashtag #scotlandhour, this then allows everyone else following that hashtag to see your tweet. You can then also see everyone else’s tweets by following the hashtag. The hour normally flies past and can be hard to keep up with but the great thing is you can go back to all the tweets later by simply searching for the hashtag again.

The benefits of getting involved with #scotlandhour is that you can not only share your experiences and passion for Scotland with travellers, locals and businesses but you can also learn a lot to which you can then experience yourself or share with fellow travellers and even customers. It is also a great way of earning respect and raising your profile on Twitter.

2014 is going to be a very exciting and busy year for Scotland with Homecoming 2014, The Ryder Cup and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games to name just a few of the big events taking place.

So get these dates in your diary now and get involved…

Wed 29th January: Coming Home, Trip Planning

Wed 26th February: Forthcoming Festivals

Wed 26th March: Scottish Pubs

Wed 30th April: Walking, Outdoors

Wed 28th May: Whisky Month

Wed 25th June: Glasgow 2014 – Games

Wed 30th July: Best of Scotland

Wed 27th August: Food and Drink

Wed 24th September: Year of Sport/Legacy of Games

Wed 29th October: History and Heritage

Wed 26th November: Winter Breaks

Wed 31st December: Hogmanay (date to be confirmed)

You can look out for the set questions one week before each calendar date on www.scotlandhour.com and the #scotlandhour Facebook page…


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