Make the most of your trip to Skye, download the new MySkyeTime App
SkyeConnect is leading the calls for a transformative initiative to develop a 10-year sustainable tourism strategy for Skye, Raasay, and Lochalsh. The aim is to position us as leaders in 21st-century tourism.
SkyeConnect leading the calls for a transformative initiative to develop a comprehensive 10-year sustainable tourism strategy for Skye, Raasay, and Lochalsh.
Your participation in our surveys has allowed us to represent your voice locally, regionally, and nationally on many crucial issues. Now the Scottish Government cutbacks are poised to end the core operational funding essential for SkyeConnect and other DMOs across the Highlands.
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Our work supports the development of a robust tourism economy helping to protect local livelihoods, communities and our stunning natural landscape. In brief, our members have access to excellent networking, marketing, government lobbying and training opportunities. Our members also receive discounts on promotions and advertising through our marketing site MySkyeTime, as well our extensive mailing lists.
At SkyeConnect we regularly lobby government with our member concerns. We have a local councillor on our board and we are in frequent contact with the Highland Council, Visit Scotland and HIE, as well as elected members at Holyrood and Westminster.
Our members have access to marketing and sponsorship opportunities to improve their business visibility. Members will also receive discount on advertising space on our new MySkyeTime marketing site.
SkyeConnect regularly released advice on best practices for tourism business to safely reopen. We also host online discussion sessions with businesses to share information and support.
SkyeConnect training sessions from outside experts to help develop you knowledge base and skillset in Key areas. Our most recent session covered Social Media Advertising and best practices for each social platform.
SkyeConnect doesn't just work with established business. We can help new businesses and young entrepreneurs by linking them with experienced members for advice and offer advice for starting up your digital marketing.
Discounts to networking events, discounts on press and promotional work from our resident PR expert Simon Cousins and discount on SkyeConnect advertising and sponsorships.