“It is high time Orkney undertook a long, honest, holistic appraisal of tourism and how it operates here.”
Proposals have been put forward on the development of Orkney’s World Heritage Site – known as The Heart of Neolithic Orkney which comprises the Maeshowe tomb, The Standing Stones of Stenness, The Ring of Brodgar and the village settlement of Skara Brae.
Orkney Islands Council is set to welcome 200 Cruise ships into the islands in 2022 despite serious concerns from many islanders and a little thing called ‘A Climate Emergency’.
“What is the future for Orkney’s Farming and Fishing sectors? “
The Crofting Commission have produced an informative leaflet to educate visitors about crofting and encouraging them to be considerate of the environment and local communities during their stay.
“The normal that we are being driven towards is a numbing of the horror of the scale of deaths.”
“It seems we have rushed back into the very conditions that created the global catastrophes of a Covid pandemic and a climate emergency”
“We do have bookings for further cruise ship calls into the county during August, September and October – however, we cannot confirm at this time, how many of those will go ahead.” Jim Buck
“We want to entice everyone to put a visit to a museum and gallery on their ‘must-do summer 2021’ list and rediscover the magic held inside and around Scotland’s museums and galleries.” Lucy Casot
Orkney Islands Council (OIC) has been awarded £260,000 from the Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund (RTIF) administered through VisitScotland, to improve the Point of Ness Camping and Caravan Site.