Agendas, reports and minutes

Tourism Committee

Date: Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Agenda: Read the Agenda

A meeting of the Tourism Committee will take place remotely on Wednesday 16 June 2021 at 10.30am

Webcast Notice: This meeting will be filmed and broadcast over the Internet on the Highland Council website and will be archived and available for viewing for 12 months thereafter.

You are invited to attend the meeting and a note of the business to be considered is attached.

Yours faithfully

Stewart Fraser
Head of Corporate Governance 


1.    Apologies for Absence
2.    Declarations of Interest
Foillseachaidhean Com-pàirt

Members are asked to consider whether they have an interest to declare in relation to any item on the agenda for this meeting.  Any Member making a declaration of interest should indicate whether it is a financial or non-financial interest and include some information on the nature of the interest.  Advice may be sought from officers prior to the meeting taking place.
3.    Visitor Management Plan
Plana Stiùiridh Luchd-tadhail

There is circulated TC/05/21 dated 26 May 2021 the Executive Chief Officer Infrastructure and Environment. 

The Committee is asked to note the information provided by each Service on progress to date on delivering the Visitor Management Plan actions as detailed in Appendix 1 to the report.    
4.    Motorhome Parking 
Parcadh airson Dhachaighean-motair

There is circulated TC/06/21 dated 28 May 2021 by the Executive Chief Officer Infrastructure and Environment.

The Committee is asked to:-

i.    Note the current position with parking legislation and in particular the position regarding overnight parking; and 
ii.    Approve the approach described to defining a Council policy on overnight parking of motorhomes and how consideration of the suitability of individual car parks for overnight parking by motorhomes might be undertaken.    
5.    Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund
Maoin Bun-structair Turasachd Dùthchail

There is circulated TC/07/21 dated 25 May 2021 by the Executive Chief Officer Infrastructure and Environment.

The Committee is asked to note the:-

i.    current position with the Highland Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund supported projects; and
ii.    tourism infrastructure projects that are currently being considered as potential bids to the 4th funding round that closes in summer 2021.