Atlas Mountaineering – Scotland

Don’t be afraid to branch out!

Atlas Mountaineering are a mountaineering and guiding businesses located in the Highlands of Scotland. Their guiding skills are employed in Scotland but they developed a new product offering that takes their skills to the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco.

Take in the beautiful landscapes, experience the breath taking view as you hike through the mountains.  

From the trip description you can see how the transferable skills are used to encourage adventure tourism in new areas, and make it accessible to more people. It’s a great example of how adventure tourism businesses can diversify their product offering but still stay true to their passions:

Adventure Tousim is a worldwide phenomenon, are you going to take part?


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Top Blog picks for your next adventure

Want more information from an expert source? The Adventure Tourism project team want to point you in the direction of the most engaging, innovative content and we recognize that sometimes that comes from somewhere other than our well research Blog Posts!

Below we have linked to some of our favourite blogs!



Tourism Tiger – Expert tourism blog.

So You Think You Can Start an Adventure Travel Business: Now What?

Whatever it was, you have decided to pursue your dream and start an adventure travel business. The only question is – now what? Well, you could dive into the industry head first or you could give yourself a leg up and take a look at our tips and tricks for starting your own adventure travel business.

Tourism Tiger Blog


Trekksoft – Booking Software for Adventure Operators blog.

Adventure Operator Booking Software who cover Business topics such as Travel Trends, Business Management, Marketing, Travel Technology, Distribution and Tips)

Trekksoft Blog


Pat Falvey Adventure Travel – Adventure Business blog 

We are Ireland’s leading adventure travel company in trekking, walking and expeditions with nearly 30 years of experience leading teams of people to the most beautiful regions of the planet. We provide exciting expeditions, climbing courses, walking holidays and boot camps to individuals, groups and charities at all levels of experience.

Climb Carrauntoohil


Expert Vagabond – Irish travel blogger

Adventure travel and photography blog! With over 5 million readers a year, you’ve come to the right place if you love traveling, photography, outdoor adventures, or nomadic living. Put together a list of some of my favorite articles & travel resources so you can quickly get an idea of what this site is all about!

  • Read a couple of crazy travel stories.
  • Be inspired by awesome travel photography.
  • Start planning your next travel adventure.
  • Learn about location independence & nomadic living.


Expert Vagabond Ireland


Rezgo – Booking software for Adventure operators blog

A blog that covers Tour and Activity Operator Best Practice Topics such as:


Tour & Activity Operator Best Practices & Education


Save this post for later and you can take your time scrolling through these blogs to find your next BIG adventure!

Adventure Tourism Bulgaria

The Club for Adventure Tourism

AdventureBG, is a registered NGO in Varna, Bulgaria which was established in 2008.

During the years the entrepreneurial enthusiasts expanded their activities across Bulgaria. Many special tours and itineraries are provided for hiking, mountain biking, water tourism, visiting landmarks and sites, long-distance walking tours.

This company highlights the best parts of Bulgaria’s tourism industry and encourages people to explore another country outside of their comfort zone.

Many adventure photo galleries are available on the website here:

One of the most visited photo galleries is entitled Forgotten Rhodopes Mountain (July 2018)


Meet our AVIP Partners

European E-Learning Institute

The European E-Learning Institute is our technical partner focused on our website, located in Copenhagen, Denmark. Copenhagen is widely known for its distinctive, historical architecture and bike-friendly streets. The city is also home to some long standing waterways such as the harbour area of Nyhavn. Not far from the city lie many picturesque beaches, with some even offering views out to nearby Sweden.

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce is located in Fort William, the largest town in the Lochaber area. The area of Lochaber has a variety of stunning locations from the mountains of Glencoe to the beaches of Arisaig on the West Coast. Due to this variety of landscape, there are opportunities for adventure in many different forms, from the highest mountain in the UK to the length of the coastline.

Momentum Consulting

Momentum Consulting run their operation in Leitrim, Ireland. The county of Leitrim, named after the town, lies in the North of Ireland and is home to some spectacular scenery. The area has plenty of opportunity for water sports with lakes, rivers and coastline. There is an abundance of countryside to explore, from hidden waterfall trails to the mountain edge of O’Rourke’s Table.

Tallinn University

Tallinn University School of Natural Sciences and Health is located in Estonia’s capital city of Tallinn. The city is located in the Baltic Sea area and has around 46km of coastline, perfect for a variety of water sport activities. The old town of Tallinn is a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its exceptionally well preserved Medieval architecture. The city has a great combination of nature amongst the classic buildings with 40 square kilometres of green areas to enjoy.

Varna Chamber of Tourism

Varna Chamber of Tourism is located in Varna which lies on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast. The city is home to a lengthy beach to relax on and a large park to enjoy nature. Due to its place on the coast, the city is also host to ports and a naval base. Bulgaria’s largest Roman baths are located in the city centre and the area surrounding the city contain many cultural heritage sites.

University of the Highlands and Islands – West Highland College

The University of the Highlands and Islands has college centres in some spectacular locations across the Highlands. Our partners are located in the University’s Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research in the West Highland College campus in Fort William. The town of Fort William lies at the foot of Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK, with views across Loch Linnhe. The area surrounding Fort William is host to a large number of adventure tourism activities such as mountain biking, climbing, skiing, walking and boating.

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What Scotland has to offer.

A new challenge is coming to Scotland for groups wanting small group adventures with multi-sport endurance challenges.

Rat Race Adventure Sports are ripping up the adventure travel rulebook as, from June, they are introducing Project: Explore to the outdoor active travel market, fusing small group adventure trips with the audacious multi-sport endurance challenges the business is renowned for.

Project: Explore raises the bar of active adventure travel offering travellers with a truly adventurous spirit an anthology of monthly, small group, guided and supported trips with exploration at their heart.

They will be challenged with a mix of mountain biking, road cycling, running, trekking and kayaking, all combined with overnight stays in remote hotels, B&Bs, bothies, tents and mountain caves.

Each of the five star experiences has a clearly defined challenge objective, an incomparable itinerary and their own activity skills and endurance ratings, all specially tailored to their iconic locations and the season.

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