Praised for its growing cultural scene and the exciting transformation of the city’s historic waterfront’, the Lonely Planet accolade follows similar recommendations from media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Bloomberg and the Guardian.
Fiona Hyslop, secretary, tourism, Scotland, commented, “I know that everyone associated with the local tourism industry is working hard to make the most of these opportunities, and to make sure all visitors from around the world get a typically warm Dundee welcome.”
Malcolm Roughead, chief executive, VisitScotland, added, “The city represents the very best of modern Scotland. It is home to welcoming people, a thriving creative scene, exciting new businesses and a diverse range of fascinating attractions.
“This is an exciting new chapter for tourism in Dundee, the excitement is palpable and the tourism industry is working hard to capitalise on this unmissable opportunity. Now is Dundee’s time to shine. Now is the time for the world to discover Dundee.”