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Event: Technology Solutions for Tourism Conference 2015

20 March 2015, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Will focus on the technology and digital media solutions that are radically changing the tourism industry. 

Now in its 5th year, the Technology Solutions for Tourism Conference is a key event in Edinburgh’s tourism calendar bringing technology and tourism businesses together to identify opportunities to use technology to ensure we meet the changing expectations of Scotland’s digital tourists.

Speakers include:

  • Terri Scriven, Industry Head of Travel at Google who has a specific remit for the Hospitality Sector in UK and Europe focusing on the impact of Youtube videos on travel decisions
  • Nick Hall, Digital Tourism Think Tank, Nick is one of Europe’s travel industry’s leading experts on destination marketing who will share his thoughts on trends and opportunities
  • Colan Mehaffey Head of Digital Media at National Trust for Scotland with some closer to home digital solutions

This year our key themes include the use and impact of video, mapping the customer journey and interactive mapping. You can see some of the latest technologies developed in Scotland in our Shine the Light session and this year we are Shining the Light on Tourism business too, showcasing Edinburgh tourism businesses who are making an impact using digital technology!

Check our last year’s video highlights

The conference will also include a technology exhibition where you can find out about all the latest technology solutions being developed across Scotland for the tourism sector.  

If you are interested in being part of the exhibition contact annamarie.taylor@innovationcentre.org or 07815835708. 

Early bird tickets are now on sale at £40.  Spaces are limited at this event to 2 places per company so book your place early to avoid disappointment. 

ETAG MAINTAINS A 48 HOUR CANCELLATION POLICY. WE ARE UNABLE TO OFFER REFUNDS FOR BOOKINGS CANCELLED LESS THAN 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE EVENT. ETAG events are aimed at tourism businesses within Edinburgh who operate on a B2C (Business to Consumer) basis – unfortunately we can’t offer place to intermediaries, consultants or suppliers of services.

Where ?

Sheraton Grand Hotel

1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, EH3 9SU