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.
Thousands of people who struggle to find the time or resources to take a holiday can now apply for a subsidised short break.
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. Opening times and further information
28 Scottish businesses joined VisitScotland at the world’s leading travel trade show, ITB Berlin, which took place online for the first time.
£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
Scottish tourism businesses have another opportunity to link up with global tour operators and travel agents “virtually”.
VisitScotland invites businesses to share their activity on social media, tagging @visitscotnews.