SkyeConnect Press & Media
Simon Cousins expertly manages the media, public relations and communications for SkyeConnect, having previously worked for the BBC for 30 years as a journalist and producer in Radio and Television.
SkyeConnect MEdia & Press
In 2018 Simon established Simon Cousins Media to offer communications services and advice for a range of clients across the country.
Having moved to Skye to live on the family croft, Simon has worked for SkyeConnect for the last two years. Over this period he has worked to promote a positive image of Skye and its tourism providers in the national media. Simon is the main point of contact for journalists and broadcasters looking for content and comment from the tourism industry on Skye.
If you need any help or advice Simon can be contacted on 07850 715111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the latest edition of the Skyetime Podcast, Simon Cousins talks to Gordon Campbell Gray, owner of The Wee Hotel Company that includes The Three Chimneys on Skye.
The results of a SkyeConnect survey of business confidence, following the announcement of plans to re-open the economy, reveal another lockdown could decimate the industry.
In the latest episode of the Skyetime Podcast, Simon Cousins talks to Atlantic Rower, Mark Sealey who last month completed the Talisker Transatlantic Challenge, carrying the new Skye flag on the transom of the Force Genesis boat.
In the latest episode of the Skyetime Podcast, Simon Cousins talks to Janette Sutherland of SAC Consulting in Portree. Janette is involved in two collaborative projects with SkyeConnect.
SkyeConnect has been awarded a grant of £7700 by NatureScot, through the ‘Better Places Green Recovery Fund’
SkyeConnect and the Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers has welcomed the news that the Scottish Government is to provide much needed financial support to B&Bs and Self-Caterers paying Council Tax.
The Skyetime Podcast returns for Season 2 with guest Neil Mathieson, Chief Executive of Mossburn Distillers & Torabhaig Distillery.
The Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers has hit out at the impact of Scottish Government messaging on the industry.
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).