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Mini Bite – from Alistair Danter – 24th March 2021

In Alistair’s Mini Bite below you’ll find information on our Sectoral Surveys, Visitor Management Summit, A link the recent seminar on Slow Adventure, Cabinet Secretary Fergus Ewing, STA on-line spring conference, The Skyetime Podcast and a Daily Telegraph Travel article featuring Skye.

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Keeping You Informed – 17th March 2021

In this article you will find information on support from local Accountants CSMCo regarding upcoming grant closures, Info on the Small Accommodation Providers Paying Council Tax Fund, Highland Recruitment Offer as well as lockdown lifting information and commentary.

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Keeping You Informed – 7th March 2021

In this article you will find information on our Introduction to Slow Adventure Workshop, Analysis on Financing Scotlands Recovery. STA’s most recent update, STA Virtual Spring Conference, and an article you may find of interest regarding a new pothole solution.

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Keeping You Informed – 5th March 2021

In this article you will find information on training and apprenticeships support for businesses from UHI, Support for Bed and Breakfasts Paying Council Tax Grant, Information on the Skye and Raasay Investments plan, Latest Support Funding & Information from Scottish Enterprise, and last weeks Government Framework document.

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Keeping You Informed – 16th February

Below you will find information on support for Coach Tour Operators, Visitor Attractions and Hostels. You’ll also find information on Business Interruption Insurance, Free training from UHI & a petition for the extension of the 5% Hospitality VAT.

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Keeping You Informed – 10th February

Below you will find information on support for Coach Tour Operators, Visitor Attractions and Hostels. You’ll also find information on Business Interruption Insurance, Free training from UHI & a petition for the extension of the 5% Hospitality VAT.

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THE LIVELIHOODS OF 60,000 B&B PROVIDERS IN SCOTLAND COULD BE DECIMATED BY THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT’S LICENSING SCHEME

The Scottish Government has been warned that plans for a Licensing Scheme for Short-term Lets could devastate Scotland’s Bed and Breakfast sector. That was the stark warning from David Weston, Chair of the Bed and Breakfast Association, at an emergency webinar organised by Destination Management Organisation, SkyeConnect today (14th January 2021).

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January grants top-up announced

A significant top-up to the grant support available for hospitality, retail and leisure businesses across Scotland closed by level 4 restrictions will be paid following an announcement by Finance Secretary Kate Forbes.

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Keeping you informed – Monday 11th January 2021

In this roundup you’ll find information on Clarification of grants for Short-Terms Lets and B&B’s from ASSC, a new Green Recovery Fund from NatureScot, Information on how to adapt your tourism business for 2021, and new guidance on UK pet travel.

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SkyeConnect Bitesize – 15th December

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin It’s been a busy couple of weeks since we were last in touch. While protocols between the various tiers and devolved administrations continues to cause confusion at least the news around the availability of vaccines and a campaign of vaccination is positive. Here are a few

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SKYECONNECT AGM GOES VIRTUAL

The keynote speaker at this year’s SkyeConnect Annual General Meeting – to be held online on Tuesday 2nd December at 1000 – is VisitScotland’s Director of Industry and Destination Development, Riddell Graham

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SkyeConnect EGM November 2020

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin SkyeConnect invites its Members and members of the public to attend the rearranged EGM which is to be held online via Zoom on Tuesday 10th November at 1000. This will be to ratify the organisation’s transition from a limited company to a Community Interest Company. In

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The Skyetime Podcast – Alistair Danter

In the latest episode of the Skyetime Podcast, Simon Cousins talks to SkyeConnect Project Manager, Alistair Danter, about the plight of the hospitality and tourism industry on Skye following the latest Covid-19 restrictions announced by the Government.

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Skye Cycle Network Special

This week’s SkyeConnect video update is a special on the new Skye Cycle Network, a local community project aiming to provide better cycling, walking and wheeling access for communities across Skye and Raasay.

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The Skyetime Podcast – Torabhaig Distillery

In the latest episode of the Skyetime Podcast, Simon Cousins visits Skye’s youngest Distillery – Torabhaig – where the distillers are producing a heavily peated, single malt whisky in a beautifully restored farm steading overlooking the Sound of Sleat.

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Bitesize Episode 1

Watch our first SkyeConnect Bitesize video, where we keep you up to date with SkyeConnect and highlight some news you may have missed.

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