2018 Winners

The Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards 2017 Winners were announced at the Kingsmills Hotel on Friday 2nd November.

Best Cultural Event or Festival
Oban Live

Best Cultural Event or Festival – Judges Commendation
Purvai Festival, Stornoway

Best Eating Experience
The Seafood Shack, Ullapool

Best Heritage Tourism Experience
Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre, Craigellachie

Best Outdoor/Adventure Experience
Basking Shark Scotland, Oban

Best Pub/Bar
MacGregor’s Bar, Inverness

Best Self-Catering/Alternative Accommodation Experience
Where Stags Roar, Newtonmore

Best Visitor Attraction
Cruise Loch Ness, Inverness

Highland Ambassador
Elizabeth Mackintosh

Highland Rising Star
Brian Sharp, Scottish Routes

Euan Walker, Achnagairn Estate, Inverness

John McNulty, Etive Restaurant, Oban

Innovation in Tourism
Inverness Taxis

Most Hospitable B&B / Guest House
Pool House, Achnasheen, Wester Ross

Most Hospitable Hotel
Links House at Royal Dornoch, Sutherland

Tourism and Hospitality Hero
Emma Clark, Glenegedale House, Islay

Working Together for Tourism
Mull Eagle Watch