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RECORD ENTRIES MEAN ANOTHER CHALLENGE FOR AWARDS JUDGES

15/08/2017

RECORD ENTRIES MEAN ANOTHER CHALLENGE FOR AWARDS JUDGES Freda Newton, chair of Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards judging panel Another record-breaking year; another record-breaking challenge for the judges. The Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards just keep getting bigger. This year we’ve received 232 nominations and entries – up 14 per cent on last year’s previous […]

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TOURISM AWARDS CELEBRATE RECORD ENTRIES HAT-TRICK

16/07/2017

TOURISM AWARDS CELEBRATE RECORD ENTRIES HAT-TRICK The biggest ever battle to find the best tourism businesses in the Highlands and Islands has started, with the number vying for honours reaching an unprecedented level. For the third year in succession, the competition has scaled new heights with entries and nominations surpassing previous record-breaking levels. A total […]

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WOMEN GOLFERS KEEN TO TEE UP AT CASTLE STUART

14/07/2017

WOMEN GOLFERS KEEN TO TEE UP AT CASTLE STUART Castle Stuart Golf Links is flagging up a rapid response to its forthcoming Highland Ladies Open, with just a few places left in the field. The call for entries was only made on 6 June and already the capacity of 20 teams has almost been reached, […]

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VIDEO REVOLUTION LEADS TO MERGER AND GROWTH

VIDEO REVOLUTION LEADS TO MERGER AND GROWTH Two leading communication agencies are set to merge and create the next generation of news and PR services. System2, experts in PR, corporate intelligence, social media and communication strategies, will now also provide and use video as one of its services following the merger with strategic partner DP […]

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FREE GOLF OFFER AT ROYAL DORNOCH AS GLENMORANGIE LINKS EXTENDED

13/07/2017

FREE GOLF OFFER AT ROYAL DORNOCH AS GLENMORANGIE LINKS EXTENDED Golfers lining up to experience Royal Dornoch’s renowned Championship Course in a forthcoming open event are being given the chance to prepare by playing its sister course for free. The Glenmorangie Open, an 18-hole stroke play competition – which has new headline sponsors this year […]

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HEBCELT LAUNCHES GLOBAL AUGMENTED REALITY CAMPAIGN

09/07/2017

HEBCELT LAUNCHES GLOBAL AUGMENTED REALITY CAMPAIGN An award-winning Celtic music festival has added another string to its bow by using augmented reality to bring the event closer to its audience. The technological innovation will allow people across the world to interact with the Hebridean Celtic Festival using just their smart phone or tablet. Visitors to […]

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HEBCELT AWAITS DOUGIE MACLEAN AS HE PLANS AHEAD

06/07/2017

HEBCELT AWAITS DOUGIE MACLEAN AS HE PLANS AHEAD It’s typical of Dougie MacLean that, when one door temporarily closes, he finds the keys to two other openings. The time he (with wife and festival director Jenny) would normally spend on preparing for the annual Perthshire Amber Festival, which they have shelved this year after 12 […]