Cheryl Chapman, VisitScotland Development Manager for Orkney has expressed some optimism about the islands tourism season this year.
Book Your Place At Tourism Event In Orkney
Scotland’s community tourism network is launching a nationwide roadshow in a bid to support existing community tourism providers and encourage more communities to take a lead in providing grassroots owned tourism facilities and services.
#Brodgar – Protecting the Path
It’s been several months since we last paid a visit to The Ring of Brodgar. We went on Saturday 11th of February 2023 to see how the protection measures were faring at this World Heritage Site
Standing Stones Hotel Up For Sale
The Hotel is being marketed by DM Hall with offers over £675,000
Short Term Lets Deadline 1 October 2023
The new deadline applies to anyone operating as a host before 1 October 2022. Anyone who started operating after that must have applied for and obtained a licence before accepting guests and bookings.
The Heart of Neolithic Orkney: Follow Up
We are grateful to a reader for alerting The Orkney News to the fact that we had not provided an update on this : How do Orcadians View The Heart of Neolithic Orkney? published on June 14 2020
Scotland’s Short Term Lets Licensing Scheme
“The small accommodation sector is a key contributor to the economy and our high-quality and varied offering is one of the things that makes Scotland such a special destination.” Malcolm Roughhead, CEO VisitScotland
Virtual Island Summit : Connecting Up Islanders Worldwide #VIS2022
The Virtual Island Summit 2022 is a fantastic way to hear about the challenges faced by island communities and their solutions. It runs from September 26th to October 2nd.
Update on ‘Wanted in Orkney: History Lesson’
The flag of the Independent Republic of Ireland has now been taken down where it was mistakenly flying as if that nation was still part of the UK.
Wanted in Orkney: History Lesson
A display of flags to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70th jubilee has exposed a lack of knowledge in Orkney about the UK.