A community-run marina in Lochaber is hoping to attract more sailing visitors following the addition of 10 new moorings.
Inverness is getting ready to welcome the mini versions of the iconic Kelpies as part of their world tour helping to promote Scotland as a visitor destination.
It is the latest twist in the space race. And many in the Moray area hope that Highlands and Islands Enterprise could spark the blast off to new worlds.
Talks will be held this week aimed at drawing-up plans to breathe new life into a remote corner of the Highlands.
An MP is rallying support in his bid to take Moray's finest food and drink to the world.
A west coast port has been given a double boost - with the promise of 100 new jobs and a £2million makeover for its famous seafront.
A contractor has been appointed to build a £3.2 million Life Science unit at the new Inverness College campus to provide a space for new research and business growth.
Highland MP Danny Alexander has welcomed the creation of 17 new IT jobs in Inverness.
The first new tenant of a new multi-million pound science park have now moved in.