The Scottish Government has intervened in the row over public toilet closures in the Highlands – and suggested cash could be available to save the facilities.
Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop
Skye has been backed to become Scotland’s next “national park” in an effort to protect its stunning scenery for future generations.
The North’s leading tourism destinations could benefit from a share of £6 million after the Government launched a new fund to help attract more visitors to rural communities.
Popular beauty spots on Skye and Orkney will benefit from almost £500,000 of Scottish Government funding to prepare for the coming tourist season.
Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop has hailed the “great potential” in plans to create the north-east’s own version of the North Coast 500 driving route.
The Scottish Government will today announce plans to create a new tourism taskforce to help Skye cope with rising visitor numbers.