Destination Orkney Membership - Join Us

Destination Orkney is the membership organisation representing over 500 businesses, individuals, and other bodies with an interest in the successful and sustainable development, management and marketing of Orkney as a visitor destination.
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By joining Destination Orkney you will have the opportunity to:

Take part in our marketing activities:

  • Benefit from Destination Orkney staff support to publish and update your business listing on Orkney.com
  • Feature your business in the accommodation search provided by Destination Orkney on Orkney.com
  • Promote your late availability on Orkney.com
  • Benefit from staff support to promote your events on Orkney.com
  • Participate in marketing activity like See you at the Weekend, our VisitScotland Growth Fund supported campaign
  • Purchase advertising in the main Orkney tourism brochure (pre-arrival information) and Insider Guide (post-arrival information)
  • Access to our distribution service which provides leaflets to NorthLink Ferries (Scrabster foot passenger building and all vessels)

Keep us informed and up to date with interesting news and developments in your business so that it can inspire future destination marketing activity:

  • The Orkney.com social media channels collectively have approximately 53k followers (Facebook 32.2k, Twitter 5.8k and Instagram almost 14.8k – December 2018)
  • The Orkney.com monthly newsletter is distributed through a database of almost 12,000 subscribers who are interested in keeping up to date with what’s happening in Orkney
  • Destination Orkney works closely with public partners to coordinate the destination marketing activity and input from a local industry perspective

Access our training and support initiatives:

  • Take part in Destination Orkney supported training opportunities and workshops, including Digital Tourism Scotland
  • Join the Destination Orkney ‘closed group’ Facebook page and receive regular up to date information
  • Receive your copy of the Insider Guide to display in your business, informing visitors about things to see and do, eating out and more

Influence our wider representation activity, giving Orkney’s tourism a voice:

  • Take part in our focus groups and discussion sessions to share your experience and inform our representation and lobbying work
  • Participate in our surveys, allowing assessment and evaluation of the industry in order to highlight development opportunities
  • Become even more involved and stand as a director of the board

Work collaboratively with other members who share your commitment to growing tourism in Orkney:

  • Meet to share experience, ideas, best practice, support and advice at networking events throughout the year, including the annual industry dinner
  • Be part of the annual industry summit/conference
  • Participate in the membership activities during the Orkney Tourism Week

The membership application process can be completed online at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DestinationOrkney2019. Click here to view the membership categories and prices and to submit your application form. Alternatively, if you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the Destination Orkney office by emailing admin@visitorkney.com or calling 01856 230300.

Destination Orkney may use membership information to communicate with members, maintain financial records, offer membership renewal, collect information for promotional publications and offer marketing opportunities. For more information explaining how we use your information, please see our Privacy Policy.

We look forward to working with you to make our industry a success!


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