Agendas, reports and minutes
Date: Wednesday, 16 February 2022
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A meeting of the Tourism Committee will take place in the Council Chamber, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, on Wednesday 16 February 2022 at 2pm.
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.
Head of Corporate Governance
1. Apologies for Absence
2. Declarations of Interest
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. Location Action Plans for Visitor Management
Planaichean-gnìomha Àiteachan airson Stiùireadh Luchd-tadhail
There is circulated TC/01/22 dated 2 February 2022 by the Executive Chief Officer - Infrastructure, Environment and Economy.
The Committee is asked to:
i. approve the final draft of the four Location Action Plans;
ii. agree that these areas are to be priorities for action and any activities that need an immediate solution; and
iii. agree that further Location Actions Plans are produced for other ‘hotspot’ areas identified in the Strategic Tourism Development Plan
4. Visitor Management Plan 2021
Plana Stiùireadh Luchd-tadhail airson 2021
There is circulated TC/02/22 dated 2 February 2022 by the Executive Chief Officer - Infrastructure, Environment and Economy.
The Committee is asked to note the information provided by each Service on progress in delivering the 2021 Visitor Management Plan actions and associated budget spend as detailed in Appendix 1.
5. Tourism Infrastructure
There is circulated TC/03/22 dated 31 January 2022 by the Executive Chief Officer - Infrastructure, Environment and Economy.
The Committee is asked to note:
i. the current position with the Highland Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund supported projects;
ii. the results of the bids to the 4th funding round of Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund that were announced in January 2022;
iii. that a Strategic Tourism Infrastructure Development Plan as included as an appendix to this report was submitted to VisitScotland in early February 2022; and
iv. the future process proposed to allow delivery of a number of the actions detailed in the Strategic Tourism Infrastructure Development Plan.
- Download the Minutes Minutes, 131.45 KB
- Item 3 - Location Action Plans for Visitor Management Report, 4.02 MB
- Item 4 - Visitor Management Plan Report, 250.73 KB
- Item 5 - Tourism Infrastructure Report Report, 170.77 KB
- Item 5 - Tourism Infrastructure - Appendix Report, 2.93 MB