But the real charm of Oban
lies in the fact that it is so much more than a bland resort.
A spokesperson said: "The two events in Oban
are quite separate and aimed at different audiences."
"All the unrest and uncertainty forced some companies based in Oban
Road to relocate, which caused a loss of jobs," he said.
It was sumptuously decorated with huge rooms offering fantastic views over the town of Oban
to Mull and beyond.
Our hosts at the Oban
Caledonian Hotel were similarly confident in their claims.
Their 21ft creel boat, the Kirsteen Anne, had been due to return to Oban
Bay by 4pm and the man had last heard from his son just before 2pm, when he received a text message.
But Clyde Coastguard said the father had last heard from the boat, based in Oban
Bay, in a text message just before 2pm.
uk or by calling into Oban
Whisky and Fine Wines on Stafford Street.
Fixtures: Strathaven RFC vWigtownshire RFC, Cumbernauld RFC v Helensburgh RFC, Bishopton RFC v Millbrae RFC, Uddingston v Loch Lomond, Lenzie RFC v Clydebank, Paisley RFC v Oban
Last weekend, Oban
took part in the UIM F1 H2O Grand Prix at London's Royal Victoria Docks, competing alongside top international racers including Shaun Torrente, Philippe Chiappe and Marit Stromoy.
Asked whether Philippine authorities have personally seen Pemberton, Oban
said he still needed to check with the Police.
What's the deal: A beautiful property set above Oban
town centre, with impressive sea views.