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Hoteliers on Skye are asking visitors to show their support for the struggling hospitality industry as they prepare to re-open their doors this week.

Click the link here for today's bitesize update from SkyeConnect Project Manager, Alistair Danter which includes the new 'What's Open in Skye and Lochalsh?' Facebook page , the Good to Go Scheme and our new video pledge.

In the latest edition of the Skyetime Podcast, Simon Cousins talks to hotelier, Clare Winskill about her varied career that has included time as an intensive care nurse and an insolvency lawyer in London. In the latest edition of the Skyetime Podcast, Simon Cousins talks to hotelier, Clare Winskill about her varied career that has included time as an intensive care nurse and an insolvency lawyer in London. 

Fred Silver and his team at Intermedia Services (Stornoway) Ltd, publishers of the 'Skye Magazine' have been working during the lockdown to produce an edition for this summer.

In the latest edition of the Skyetime Podcast, Simon Cousins talks to two young stars of the Skye food scene - Calum Montgomery of Edinbane Lodge and John Coghill of the Hebridean Inn.

A stunning image of the Isle of Skye – taken on an iPhone - is gracing the front page of renowned glossy mag, British Vogue.

To play a part in the coronavirus COVID-19 response, the National Library of Scotland is documenting the impact of the pandemic on Scottish business and the economy.

This week's Bitesize from Alistair Danter, SkyeConnect's Project Manager who covers key topics for the community of Skye.

Tune in to this week's Skyetime Podcast where Simon Cousins speaks with two campsite operators in Skye and Catherine Bunn from Highland Campers and Campa UK

Visit Scotland has worked with Tourism Northern Ireland, VisitEngland and VisitWales to develop a new UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark to provide confidence for visitors, communities and tourism businesses alike – as the sector works towards reopening.

As lockdown restrictions gradually begin to ease in Scotland, community engagement is vital if we are to successfully navigate our way through the COVID-19 crisis with positivity for the future.

In the latest episode of the Skyetime Podcast, Simon Cousins examines the detail and impact of new Government guidance on the operation of hospitality and tourism business in the aftermath of Covid-19 lockdown.

We have collated these protocols on the Projects Page of our website at this link.

This week's bitesize update from SkyeConnect's Project Manager, Alistair Danter.

In the latest edition of the Skyetime Podcast, Simon Cousins talks to Stine Selmer Andersen of Visit Greenland.

In the latest edition of the Skyetime Podcast, Simon Cousins talks to Trish Rogers of Skye Climate Action about some of the environmental positives that have come from the Covid-19 lockdown. In the last three months there has been a greater emphasis on sourcing locally produced food, a move to more home-produced food and community sharing of plants.

Today's round-up of news and information.

Between 23rd and 28th May SkyeConnect launched a Facebook survey to gauge opinion from those local businesses which have 'fallen through the cracks' in the recent business support grants.

In the latest edition of the Skyetime Podcast, Simon Cousins talks to Jack Macfarlane, who is working with Skye Community Response during the COVID-19 crisis and Mark Crowe, of the 'Skye Bike Shed', newly appointed project manager for the Skye Cycle Network initiative.

Plans for a network of safe cycling, walking and wheeling routes across Skye have taken a huge step, pedal and push forward with the announcement of significant grant funding to support the Skye Cycle Network project.

A round up of key news items

In the latest edition of the Skyetime Podcast, Simon Cousins talks to Highland Councillors, John Finlayson and Calum Munro, about the challenges they have faced during the Covid-19 crisis and Skye's Anne Gracie Gunn, award-winning hotelier and Highland Ambassador of the Year 2019.