New era for Orkney’s tourism industry

A dynamic new partnership body has been created to responsibly boost tourism in Orkney over the next seven years as the industry locally continues to witness significant growth. The recent Islands Visitor Surveyshowed that Orkney welcomed over 170,000 visitors last…

Orkney businesses make finals of tourism awards

THREE Orkney businesses have been shortlisted as finalists in this year’s Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards (HITA), it was announced today (Friday, 29 September). The Ferry Inn, Scapa Scuba, and The Orkney Brewery and Visitor Centre are amongst 55 contenders…

Orkney Tourism Group appoint new project officer

Orkney Tourism Group has appointed a new project officer to help support tourism businesses in the islands and drive forward plans to extend the county’s visitor season. Kerry Wilson will also be working to identify any improvements needed in visitor…