Tourism news and updates for Mull and Iona

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Outline Strategy for a Creative Marketing Plan for Mull and Iona

Visit Mull and Iona Chair, Margaret Matthew, attended a Mull and Iona Ferry Committee meeting with Scottish Government Minister for Transport, Fiona Hyslop, on August 24th 2023. VMI presented a recent members’ revenue survey as evidence that the major ferry disruption at the start of the 2023 season was continuing to have a negative effect

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The first Mull and Iona Open Studios

VMI project managed the first ever Open Studios event on Mull and Iona over the Easter weekend 2023.  24 venues took part, representing over 60 artists, throughout all the areas of the islands. In general, and despite the ferries being disrupted, it wasconsidered a success. A survey was conducted to establish whether Open Studios has

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Motorhome and Camping Guide

VMI have taken on the responsibility for updating and promoting the Motorhome and Camping Guide for the islands. This not only provides useful advice to visitors on the facilities available, it promotes information on how to be a responsible visitor and respect our natural environment and communities. Download the PDF map here    

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Replacement entry point signage

VMI were successful in securing grant funding from Nature Scot to replace the out-of –date entry point signage at Craignure, Fishnish and Tobermory.  The 5 new signs depict key information for visitors to enhance their stay on Mull and Iona, with mapsand QR codes. Useful locations such as ferry terminals, the VS iCentre and public

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Wild Isles Project Update

  In September last year Visit Mull & Iona were awarded funding from Visit Scotland’s Destination and Sector Marketing Fund to help create a “Wild Isles” campaign to encourage visitors to use local wildlife and outdoor activity operators. Here is an update on the projects progress so far. The grant has funded new photography and

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