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Mon, 31 August 2020

The Hebridean Island Retreat & Creative Workshop - Interview with Sarah Ewing, Celtic Compass

Before COVID19 turned the travel industry on its head, the majority of customers enjoying the exclusive and culturally rich specialist tours offered by Scotland's Celtic Compass were American.

Today that has changed, and the company is now looking to the UK's domestic market and has developed two very special retreats designed for those who want to get away from everything, forget COVID19 for a week, and give their creativity a much needed boost.

Celtic Compass's Autumn Hebridean Island Retreat and Creative Workshop will take place 21-26 September 2020. Click to enlarge.

To find out more, Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com spoke with Sarah Ewing, Founder of Celtic Compass, on 30 August 2020.

In the interview, filmed over the internet, Sarah tells us how the company has been impacted by COVID19 and why she thinks that the UK domestic market will be interested in the retreats the company offers.

Sarah tells us when and where the first, the Hebridean Creative Retreat, will take place, why numbers have been limited, which hotel they are working with, and how they will implement the required social distancing rules and regulations.

You will also learn what guests can expect from the retreat, which experts will be taking part, and where she plans to organise the second retreat. All that and much, much more in the video and podcast below.

Update 19 September 2020: Due to the resurgence of COVID19 in the United Kingdom and the subsequent increase in restrictions, the Hebridean Island Retreat & Creative Workshop has been postponed until mid-2021.

The Hebridean Island Retreat & Creative Workshop - Interview with Sarah Ewing, Celtic Compass

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Editor's note: My apologies that the audio and visual quality in this video interview are not up to the same HD quality that they normally would be. This is the seventh in a series of video interviews conducted over the internet. Hopefully it won't be too long until we are once again conducting exclusive video interviews in person, but for now we have to make do with what we have. Thank you.

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