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Mackay on female innkeepers in the Scottish Highlands and Islands

June 14, 2017
Under the Tartan Sky

School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Assistant Prof. and Program Head Theresa Mackay was interviewed on Under the Tartan Sky about her research on female innkeepers and the start of the hospitality industry in the Scottish Highlands and Islands during 1790 to 1840.

Here’s an excerpt:

“I wanted to look at what tourism was like during that time,” says Mackay. “Prior to the railways, how would people have gotten into the Highlands and Islands and how would they have toured around and what would they have experienced?”

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