Destination Orkney


We are a membership organisation representing and supporting all businesses, organisations and individuals with an interest in the development of Orkney as a world-class sustainable destination enriching the lives of its people and visitors.

Working with local and regional partners, we actively contribute to the growth of the tourism industry in Orkney by providing leadership, representation and support that helps tourism operators to develop and prosper in a sustainable manner.

Proud to be a signatory of the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism


The benefits of membership are focused on COVID related recovery and business growth - rebuilding our businesses, developing our skills and seeking opportunites to collaborate across the sector. We are here to support and represent the interests of all members at both a strategic and operational level.

A full list of benefits can be downloaded here.

After you submit your completed application form, you will receive a confirmation email from Destination Orkney with your membership number – this will form your membership registration contract with Destination Orkney for 2022.


We will use the information you provide to communicate with you, maintain our records, and offer membership renewal. We may collect information for promotional publications and offer marketing opportunities. For more information explaining how we use your information, please download our privacy policy.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Destination Orkney office.

You may be interested to read the Orkney Tourism Strategy 2020-2030 which sets out how Destination Orkney and partners are working to create a sustainable future for Orkney tourism.

During the period 2014-20, Destination Orkney received funding from the European LEADER programme for a variety of activities. Further detail can be found here.