Commenting on the announcement from global news organisation Atlanta USA based CNN that recommends Scotland as global No1 tourist destination , Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MP, Angus B MacNeil said:

 “I am delighted that CNN chose Scotland as No1 world travel spot for 2013 and especially that CNN highlighted the Hebridean Celtic Festival in Stornoway between the 17th and 20th of July.  This is good news for Scotland and congratulations to the team at Hebridean Celtic Festival on yet another recognition.