07 May Highland Tourism Talks: Cruising
11th May 2021 – Highland tourism to deliver online event on Highland cruise business recovery and Opportunity Cromarty Firth.
Highland Tourism CIC will host an online event in partnership with Port of Cromarty Firth on Tuesday 11 May. Attendees will hear recovery plans for the cruise business in the Highlands as well as a presentation on Opportunity Cromarty Firth, a partnership of organisations exploring the opportunity for the Cromarty Firth to become a strategic national renewable energy hub and ‘Free Trade Zone’.
Allison McGuire, Cruise Manager Invergordon, Cromarty Firth Port Authority said: “Cruise business is worth in the region of £20m to the local economy and brings around 170,000 passengers to the Highlands annually and we look forward to delivering our plans for post Covid-19 recovery to Highland Tourism Talks attendees next week. Our Marketing and PR Manager, Stuart Macdonald Butler will also present on Opportunity Cromarty Firth.”
Highland Tourism co-founder, Yvonne Crook said: “Highland Tourism is an independent Community Interest Company working with leaders in the business and wider community who are invested in and passionate about the Highlands and its sustainable future. The Port of Cromarty Firth’s cruise business will be vital to the recovery of tourism in the Highlands and the exploratory work looking into the opportunity for the Cromarty Firth to become a strategic national renewable energy hub and ‘Free Trade Zone’ could be transformational for the entire region. We are delighted to be able to facilitate this event for the tourism industry in the Highlands.”
The event will take place online via zoom webinar on Tuesday 11 May at 11:30am.