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Taste North - North Highland's Premier Food, Drink And Craft EventThumbnail for article : Taste North - North Highland's Premier Food, Drink And Craft Event
Taste North, the north Highland's premier food, drink and craft event, in association with Venture North and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), are back for the third year running and this year return to Ackergill Tower with a packed line up and a leading name in the culinary world to head up the fantastic schedule and inspire the foodie passion in us all! Nick Nairn will be joining us as our very special guest this year at Ackergill Tower on 1st October 2017.   Nick Nairn is synonymous with spreading the word about Scotland's wonderful natural larder and using it well and couldn't be better placed to highlight the phenomenal produce on the door step of Caithness & Sutherland.  
7/10/2016
Two Wick Businesses Pick Up Awards
WINNERS OF HIGHLAND BUSINESS AWARDS 2016 ANNOUNCED.   Pultneytown Peoples Project and Mackays Hotel.  
25/4/2016
WELLBEING FESTIVAL RETURNS TO WICK
Health and wellbeing has never been further up the agenda with the introduction of sugar tax, statistics on obesity levels in our future generations and the increasing attention being paid to our metal health.   Caithness is set to play its part in raising awareness and looking at alternative ways to live our lives with the return of a wellbeing festival aimed body, mind and spirit.  
21/9/2015
Embark on an autumnal escapade this October half-term with Natural RetreatsThumbnail for article : Embark on an autumnal escapade this October half-term with Natural Retreats
With the summer holidays at an end, now is the perfect time to beat the impending winter blues by booking an October half-term break with Natural Retreats.  With an array of autumnal activities available over the coming months, from seasonal specials to Halloween horrors, Natural Retreats is the perfect option for adventurous families looking to explore the great outdoors.  
23/4/2015
Venture North Byte 2015 - One Day Conference - digital communication and social media marketingThumbnail for article : Venture North Byte 2015 - One Day Conference - digital communication and social media marketing
Scotland's Year of Food and Drink sets the context for one-day conference on blogs and social media marketing at Thurso's Pentland Hotel.   Final preparations are set for ‘the venture north byte 2015: food, photography, and the blogosphere,' a one-day conference on how to use digital communication and social media marketing at the Pentland Hotel in Thurso on Sunday, 26 April.  
AmaZing Venues' Ackergill Tower Best Wedding Venue in the North EastThumbnail for article : AmaZing Venues' Ackergill Tower Best Wedding Venue in the North East
Wedding venue specialist, AmaZing Venues is celebrating its latest win at the Scottish Wedding Awards 2015 where Ackergill Tower was awarded Wedding Venue of the Year North East.   Now in its third year, The Scottish Wedding Awards is very much a celebration of local businesses.  
1/2/2015
Social Media Workshops for Local Food and Drink Businesses
Early in February the first two in a series of workshops specifically for anyone working in the local food and drink sector will take place to highlight how social media can be best used to increase profit, support other local businesses and promote the area.   The workshops follow on from the project The Highland Council ran last year across the Highlands to investigate the potential and appetite for developing an industry-led local food and drink network that could co-ordinate and drive future activities to support the local food and drink sector in the region.  
20/1/2015
Social Media Workshops for Local Food and Drink Businesses
Early in February the first two in a series of workshops specifically for anyone working in the local food and drink sector will take place to highlight how social media can be best used to increase profit, support other local businesses and promote the area.   The workshops follow on from the project The Highland Council ran last year across the Highlands to investigate the potential and appetite for developing an industry-led local food and drink network that could co-ordinate and drive future activities to support the local food and drink sector in the region.  
23/6/2014
The Highland Council lead the charge for resource efficiency in businessThumbnail for article : The Highland Council lead the charge for resource efficiency in business
The Highland Council is to take a lead role in helping businesses save money, be more competitive and reduce their environmental impact by using resources more efficiently, by backing the national Resource Efficiency Pledge scheme.  The Resource Efficiency Pledge is a new scheme from Resource Efficient Scotland, a programme of Zero Waste Scotland which works with businesses to help them reduce both their running costs and carbon emissions.  
New operator and multi-million pound investment announced for Cairngorm Mountain
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is delighted to announce Natural Retreats, a specialist leisure and travel company, as the new operator of Cairngorm Mountain, taking effect in June 2014.  Natural Retreats are renowned for offering customers and guests high quality tourism based experiences in some of the most dramatic natural locations around the world.  
23/10/2013
'Taste Our Best' in the Highlands
The North Highland Initiative (NHI) is calling for quality, as a north Highlands hotel receives an award from the new Taste Our Best Food & Drink Quality Assurance scheme, along with 14 other businesses in the Highlands area.   Forss House, near Thurso has been recognised by Taste Our Best which is designed to acknowledge businesses including hotels, restaurants, cafes, takeaways, visitor attractions and B&Bs that not only offer a quality food & drink experience, but include and promote Scottish produce on their menus to give consumers choice.  
15/5/2013
Dramatic restoration of this iconic hotel nears completionThumbnail for article : Dramatic restoration of this iconic hotel nears completion
Natural Retreats is delighted to announce that its revolutionary new concept in the self-catering industry, The Inn at John O’Groats, is on course to open mid-August 2013 and is now taking bookings.  The restoration of the iconic former John O’Groats Hotel is part of Natural Retreats’ multi-million pound regeneration of this stunningly picturesque natural wilderness in Caithness in the North of Scotland.  
14/3/2013
Mackays Hotel Officially Recognised as “Staymakers” by Olympic Training SchemeThumbnail for article : Mackays Hotel Officially Recognised as “Staymakers” by Olympic Training Scheme
Inspired by the success of the London 2012 Olympics’ Gamesmakers, Mackays Hotel in Wick has become the latest organisation in the UK to gain national recognition for its dedication to excellent customer service, joining an elite segment of hospitality businesses that have achieved the status.   The family run hotel received news this week that it is the first hotel in Caithness & Sutherland to be awarded WorldHost Recognised Business status, a training programme that was used to train the tens of thousands of staff and volunteers for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and nearly one million people worldwide, in exceptional customer service.  
Ackergill Tower Getting More Than Five Star Reviews On Trip AdviserThumbnail for article : Ackergill Tower Getting More Than Five Star Reviews On Trip Adviser
isitors to Caithness who have recently stayed at Ackergill Tower are giving the hotel some of the best reviews any hotel could ever expect to receive.   Visitors have enthusiastically endorsed the hotel as a top class and friendly place to go with many facilities and extras.  
2 Day Burns Night SpectacularThumbnail for article : 2 Day Burns Night Spectacular
Ackergill Tower, Wick 25/01/2013 to 27/01/2013.   Come and join us this Burns Night at Ackergill Tower and celebrate in true Scottish Style.  
The Twelve Days Of Christmas At Ackergill TowerThumbnail for article : The Twelve Days Of Christmas At Ackergill Tower
To mark the 12th day of the 12th month Ackergill Tower has created a special gourmet festive celebration.   Join us in the Castle for a glass of bubbly in the Drawing Room before dinner is announced when our local piper will lead you into the Great Hall.  
Connoisseurs Christmas At Ackergill TowerThumbnail for article : Connoisseurs Christmas At Ackergill Tower
Ackergill Tower, Wick, Scotland 14/12/2012 to 22/12/2012 Join us for a traditional Festive Evening at Ackergill Tower.   With Christmas in mind, the castle will be ready to welcome you, your guests, colleagues and friends for this special Festive evening.  
28/11/2012
Car hire available over the weekends In Wick
Mackays Hotel is delighted to announce in collaboration with Richards Garage car hire vehicles will be available from the hotel outwith normal working hours, including Saturday and Sunday.   Murray Lamont, of Mackays Hotel, commented that he felt there was a gap in the market and particularly on a Sunday when there was no public transport to John O'Groats.  
20/10/2012
Norseman Christmas Party TimeThumbnail for article : Norseman Christmas Party Time
Christmas Dinner Party Night Menu.  .  
25/3/2012
Cocktail Evening With Dinner At Mackays HotelThumbnail for article : Cocktail Evening With Dinner At Mackays Hotel
A great evening is ahead for the folk who attend this cocktail dinner at Mackays Hotel in Wick on 7th April 2012.  .