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Article published 11/06/2019

Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Inspirational and influential individuals from Scottish tourism were among those recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Professor Lorne Crerar, Chair of Highlands and Islands Enterprise, was awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for services to Economic and Community Development in Scotland.

Other recipients of a CBE were: Ian Findlay, Chief Officer for Paths for All, for services to healthy lifestyles and outdoor activities; Michael Galloway OBE, formerly Executive Director of City Development, Dundee City Council, for services to architecture and city regeneration; and Stuart Patrick, Chief Executive of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, for services to business and to the economy in Glasgow.

John Mark Gibson, founding trustee of Dumfries House and founder and trustee of Scottish Dark Sky Observatory, received an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) for services to heritage.

MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) recipients included: Anne Barclay, Operational Director Wigtown Festival Company and Chair of Dumfries and Galloway Relay for Life committee, for services to the arts and to charity; Christine Sloan, founder Crathie Opportunity Holidays, for services to People with Disabilities and to Tourism; and David Smythe, former chair of the Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers, for services to the tourism industry.

Jane Mayo, Chair of Campbeltown Community Business Ltd, Campbeltown Picture House, was awarded a British Empire Medal for services to cultural heritage, to business and to charity in Argyll and Bute.

Congratulations to all the recipients. View the full list.