“While the year may have ended, the story is far from over. Our hope is that businesses and events continue sharing their stories and visitors continue to be inspired by the places, people and cultures associated with them.” Cheryl Chapman, VisitScotland Development Manager
Positive Outlook for Orkney’s Tourism 2023
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.
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
Stromness Museum Features in New Tourism Network
Scottish Community Tourism (SCOTO) is a new network of around 100 community owned tourism organisations and enterprises, with community tourism organisations in Orkney and Shetland among those backing the initiative.
The Strange Case of Orkney Islands Council & 200 Cruise Ships #ClimateCrisis
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’.
John O Groats Ferry Gearing Up for Summer
Details of JOG wildlife cruises and travel to Orkney
Orkney Prepares To Welcome Visitors
Starting on Monday 26th of April people from mainland Scotland will be able to travel to Orkney.
Please Take 2 Covid Tests Before Travelling To The Islands First Minister’s #Covid Update
People who wish to travel to Orkney, as Scotland eases its Covid restrictions, are being asked to take 2 tests before travelling.
Should Covid Restrictions Be Eased in Orkney ?
Orcadians have until this Friday, 26th of March , to respond to a Scottish Government consultation on easing up covid restrictions in Orkney.