We celebrate the work of Anne Gracie Gunn owner of The Sonas Collection for being awarded Highland Ambassador of the Year at the Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards 2019.

Anne Gracie Gunn owns three family run boutique hotels on the Isle of Skye known as The Sonas Collection. The three venues, Duisdale House Hotel, Toravaig House and Skeabost, are known for their elegant dining, picturesque scenery, personable service and comfortable accommodation.


Each have won numerous awards including Island Hotel of the Year and Fine Dining Restaurant Hotel of the Year at the Scottish Hotel Awards and Hotel of the Year at the Scottish Thistle Awards.  


The Highland Ambassador of the Year category, sponsored by SSE, recognises an individual who has significantly shaped the future of the tourism industry throughout the Highlands and Islands. Anne was celebrated for her commitment and passion for the industry and the time and energy she has spent making a difference to the tourism in the local area.




Anne Gracie Gunn said:

“I am over the moon to be awarded Ambassador of the Year at the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards. To be recognised in an industry full of amazing individuals who work incredibly hard to make the region’s tourism industry as strong as it is is a huge achievement. I’d like to thank all those involved in the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards and the team at Sonas Collection for their continued hard work and support. I am proud to be a part of such a thriving industry known worldwide for its incredible quality of service, warm hospitality and incredible food and drink.”


For more information on the Sonas Collection, visit https://www.skyehotel.co.uk


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