Business Tourism

Turing Festival 2015 at Edinburgh International Conference CentreThe economic value of business tourism to Edinburgh city region is estimated  to be in excess of £300m per annum.
But not only that, Edinburgh is the most popular UK city after London for hosting international association meetings

Business tourism offers great opportunities for boosting your business  because not only  business visitors spend  almost twice that of leisure visitors but business tourism is also a less seasonal market. As tourism business it is important that you understand  this market so you can capitalise on the opportunities it can bring to your business.

Key contacts and information:

Marketing Edinburgh is the lead organisation responsible for promoting Edinburgh and Lothians as a premier conference, incentive, meetings and event destination http://www.meetingedinburgh.com/

VisitScotland’s Business Tourism Unit  promotes Scotland as a destination for conferences, conventions, meetings, and incentive programmes. If you want to target business services get in touch with the VisitScotland Business Tourism Unit to discuss marketing opportunities http://www.visitscotland.org/what_we_do/marketing/business_tourism_unit.aspx

Business Tourism for Scotland is the industry group that seeks to facilitate industry growth in Scotland through to 2020. Have a look at their website or follow them on twitter for more information http://www.businesstourismforscotland.com/ or Twitter @biztourismscot

Business Tourism Articles & Resources

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Posted on 27 April 2015 by Lesley Wood

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