‘Help tourism’ and holiday at home in 2021

Donald Cameron MSP is encouraging staycations in 2021.

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An MSP has called on people to consider a holiday at home during 2021 when Covid-19 restrictions lift.

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron said: ‘Very sadly, many people in the tourism and hospitality sector, which is so important for our area, have endured a torrid time as a result of the pandemic.

‘To help get businesses back on their feet, it would be good if people, who might usually go abroad on holiday, would consider some of the tremendous opportunities there are for vacationing here at home.

‘For instance, during the relaxation which took place in the summer of 2020, many visitors new to the Highlands and Islands were amazed to find what was here.

‘Social media was full of images of our stunning landscapes and coastline. And, as we know, Highland hospitality is renowned the world over.

‘So why not consider exploring your own country in 2021? I’m quite sure you will have a very memorable time.’