Author Archive | Joy Harron

GCU attend Scotland’s Marine Tourism Conference 2018

Giancarlo Fedeli at GCU had the pleasure to attend Scotland’s Marine Tourism Conference 2018, held at the Moorings Hotel in Banavie, Fort William. In this picturesque setting overlooking the Neptune’ Staircase, the entrance point to the Caledonian Canal and the longest staircase lock in Britain, over 120 attendees participated to the conference providing valuable insights […]

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Creevy Co-op receiving Ocean Hero Award

Clean Coasts’ Ocean Hero Awards Honour Ireland’s Coastal Communities

Creevy Co-op has come out tops at this year’s Ocean Hero Awards which were hosted by the Clean Coast Programme on Tuesday at the Royal College of Physicians in Dublin. The Clean Coasts’ Ocean Hero Awards was celebrating eleven years of honouring the invaluable contribution Ireland’s coastal communities have made towards conserving our spectacular coastline […]

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Cool Route named No.1 Most Adventurous Destination for Superyachts

Cool Route has been named the No. 1 of the 6 most adventurous destinations for superyachts by the prestigious Boat International superyacht specialists followed by Antarctica, Madagascar, Borneo, Ningaloo Reef in Australia and finally Greenland. These destinations are the cream of the crop when it comes to new and unique superyacht cruising experiences. Cool Route […]

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Scotland’s 2020 themed Year of Coast and Waters

Scotland’s Themed Years have been running since 2009. Themed Years have been providing a strong collaborative platform across industry to promote Scotland and its people and encouraging the events and festivals sector to develop new and exciting programmes to appeal to both visitors and locals. A few months back this year, it was publicly announced […]

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Scottish Marine Tourism Strategy Update

Launched in March 2015 the Marine Tourism Strategy- Awakening the Giant looks to build on the tremendous assets Scotland has for tourism growth on or around the coastline. Drawing on fourteen sectors the strategy seeks to grow the value of Marine Tourism from to £360m to £450m by 2020 with sailing, the largest sector, set […]

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GCU host a successful Cool Route project meeting in Glasgow

A very successful gathering of the Cool Route project partners has taken place on 21st and 22nd April 2016 in Glasgow. Partners of the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme funded Cool Route project recently held a number of meetings hosted by the Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism Business Development at Glasgow Caledonian University in […]

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Cool Route Project Updates – E-mail Newsletters

This section of the Cool Route website is where we will post all our links to our e-mail newsletters. These e-mail newsletters are sent out to subscribers to the project and are packed full of news and information about project Cool Route, its partners and our work. Click on the links below to view the […]

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Sail Scotland Conference Underlines How Marine Tourism Can Buoy Scottish Economy

Sail Scotland and tourism leaders highlighted the huge potential of marine tourism on Tuesday 15th of March as tourism businesses from across Scotland gathered at The Chartroom Restaurant at Kip Marina for the first ever Sail Scotland Conference. Part of the Scottish Tourism Week (STW 2016) Programme and proudly sponsored by The Chartroom, Caledonian MacBrayne […]

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