Tag: Isle

  • CMAL launches MV Isle of Islay ferry

    THE SCOTTISH state-owned enterprise Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) has announced the launch of MV Isle of Islay ferry on 16 March 2024. It is the first of four ferries being built at the Cemre Marin Endustri shipyard in Yalova, Turkey, and marks a major milestone in CMAL’s commitment to delivering new ferries to serve…

  • Isle of Skye welcomes new immersive dining experience

    SCOTLAND’S Isle of Skye will see its oldest distillery work with a local five-star restaurant to launch a new dining experience this spring. The concept was created by Scott Davies, Head Chef of ‘The Three Chimneys’, and its general manager Krzysztof Dudkowski. Talisker Distillery is the oldest working distillery on the Isle of Skye, set…

  • New tech helps locals manage Isle of Lewis tourism hotspots

    NEW visitor monitoring sensors are helping hospitality and tourism businesses on The Isle of Lewis. The internet-connected sensors are helping businesses to understand patterns in visitor numbers and predict busy periods, with a pilot system now installed at the Calanais Stones. The technology has been developed by CENSIS – Scotland’s innovation centre for sensing, imaging,…

  • Historic Isle of Skye path gets a new lease of life

    £60k funding sees path reconnect generations in Ardnish A VITAL community path on the Isle of Skye, located in an area of rich crofting history, has undergone a significant upgrade thanks to vital funding from Scotland’s walking charity. The Ardnish Path Restoration Project received £60,000 from Paths for All’s £1.5m Ian Findlay Path Fund, covering…

  • Scots contestant on The Chase recalls time “biblically” busy Isle of Skye had to turn tourists away due to all accommodation being booked

    A SCOTS contestant on The Chase has revealed the time that the Isle of Skye was so “biblically” busy that the island had to turn tourists away due to a lack of accommodation. The Isle of Skye, located in Scotland’s Inner Hebrides, is one of the country’s most frequently visited locations with over 650,000 visitors…