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Success for Cobbs Group founder after winning Caledonian MacBrayne Silver Thistle Award in Edinburgh


By Gavin Musgrove

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Willie Cameron, founding director of marketing for Visit Loch Ness and founding director of the Cobbs Group, took the prestigious Caledonian MacBrayne Silver Thistle Award this year, which was presented by the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop, and George McNeil, Managing Director of Retail for Johnstons of Elgin.

Mr Cameron was described as a “Mr Loch Ness” and praised for “playing an important part in the promotion of food and drink, hospitality and film development, both in the Highlands and in Scotland.”

Best known as the business development director at Cobbs, Willie has played an important part in the promotion of food and drink, hospitality and film development, both in the Highlands and in Scotland.

Scottish tourism’s premier awards ceremony took place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, where 15 individuals, businesses and events were honoured for their innovation, excellence and success in the hospitality and tourism sector.

Judges said that Macgregors bar stood out in a competitive category for its family and accessibility offering. The bar was also commended for its event programme and for its food and drink initiatives.


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