A sustainable tourism event will be held on 17th July 2019 in North Sutherland.  Booking is essential.  It is not a free event. If you feel as though you may be able to get a grant to attend, please contact Highlands and Islands Enterprise board.  You will no doubt have to pay then claim the money back from them.


  1. Welcome address – Tina Irving
  2. Introducing sustainable tourism
  3. How does sustainable tourism relate to the North Highland Way? A course is being developed on line.
  4. Key note speaker – yet to be advised
  5. About Travelife
  6. Update of feasibility study and business plan
  7. Update regarding Sutherland Space Hub. We have documents from HIE and the Highland Council.  A one page report only available to attendees or paid up members of the Friends of the North Highland Way.
  8. Launch of the new passport for the North Highland Way – featuring 6 churches on the north coast.  The passport incorporates information about bed and breakfasts and hotels in the area. Again, this is not a free product. 

You can book here

Dinner can be booked here.

If you have accommodation requests, please ask tinadirving@gmail.com

Due to the venue only been available for a very short time, the event will only be for two hours – 18:00 to 20:00.  

Tina Irving nee Dawn Marshall is a freelance journalist.  She is very keen on the environment, economics, politics and even travel!

She is a member of the NUJ in Belfast having lived and worked at Dunnet Head for 16 years.  She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Economics from Heriot Watt University in Scotland.