Places to visit around Scotland in May. Opening times and further information
Reaction to Orkney falling into line with the rest of mainland Scotland and remaining at Level 3 has been mixed in the islands.
” as a result of staying in level 3 for a bit longer, it will be possible for islanders and visitors to travel to and from the islands and I know that will make a difference to individuals and businesses on the islands.”
28 Scottish businesses joined VisitScotland at the world’s leading travel trade show, ITB Berlin, which took place online for the first time.
‘Understanding what a vaccine passport could be used for is a fundamental question. Is it a passport to allow international travel or could it be used domestically to allow holders greater freedoms? ” Professor Mills
XpoNorth will host two digital seminars supporting the festival and visitor attraction sector which will focus on keeping people connected with Orkney.
£15 million will be available to help Scottish businesses who promote and sell package holidays to Scotland or day tours here.
The Hostel – COVID-19 Business Support and Continuity Fund aims to provide a safety net to keep hostel businesses operating while restrictions on opening and travel are in place and then be trade ready when it is safe for travel to return.
Coach operators can apply for a share of a £10million fund to help support their businesses through the COVID-19 crisis
A £6 million fund is being made available to support inbound tourism and those businesses who promote and sell packages to international markets.