Eleanor Turner was secretary and administrator with the St. Magnus Festival from 1981-1986, as well as a singer with the Festival Chorus.
Orcadian Stories #YS2022
The Orkney News is very pleased to announce that as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories we have been awarded funding to make a series of short films highlighting stories from Orkney.
ScotSpirit Holiday Voucher Scheme: Support for Unpaid Carers & Low Income Families
Thousands of people who struggle to find the time or resources to take a holiday can now apply for a subsidised short break.
Point of Ness Camping and Caravan Site Awarded Funding Boost
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.
Places to Visit Around Scotland in May
Places to visit around Scotland in May. Opening times and further information
‘Dream Now, Travel Later’ At Virtual Travel Show
28 Scottish businesses joined VisitScotland at the world’s leading travel trade show, ITB Berlin, which took place online for the first time.
Funding Support for Scotland’s Tour Operators
£15 million will be available to help Scottish businesses who promote and sell package holidays to Scotland or day tours here.
Funding Support for Hostels
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.
Funding Support for Coach Operators
Coach operators can apply for a share of a £10million fund to help support their businesses through the COVID-19 crisis
Scotland Reconnect as the Tourism Sector Looks Forward
Scottish tourism businesses have another opportunity to link up with global tour operators and travel agents “virtually”.