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Edinburgh Tourism Innovation Challenge – Funding Annoucement

Posted on 27 October 2017

We are very excited to announce the next stage of the Edinburgh Tourism Innovation Challenge (ETIC). We had a fantastic start a few weeks ago with our challenge weekend which brought together 120 attendees from different backgrounds to brainstorm and work with data from loads of providers around the city. At the ETAG Digital Solutions […]

‘Make it Edinburgh’ – The New Business Events Campaign for Edinburgh!

Posted on 20 October 2017

The new campaign focused on Business Events for Edinburgh was launched on the 20th October 2017 at the National Museum of Scotland. The campaign celebrates the city’s unique position as a centre of excellence, innovation and heritage and for the very first time, Edinburgh’s diverse business tourism offering will be presented under a single, cohesive […]

Edinburgh Tourism Innovation Challenge – Tech and Tourism Collaborating

Posted on 11 October 2017

The The Edinburgh Tourism Innovation Challenge (ETIC) kicked off with an amazing challenge weekend which brought together over 120 attendees. The event was the first of three stages in the Edinburgh Tourism Innovation Challenge, whose aim is to connect Edinburgh’s tourism and tech sectors. The challenge weekend, run by innovation centre The Data Lab and […]

Project Legend for Business Tourism

Posted on 5 October 2017

VisitScotland will be focusing on the new Project Legend campaign for Business Tourism and Events over the coming months and it is a great opportunity to get involved and showcase our Legendary status! The campaign focuses on Scotland’s ongoing contribution to the world including feasts of engineering, scientific discoveries and our great digital ecosystem. For […]

Interface Multiparty Competition – Tourism

Posted on 27 September 2017

Up to £30,000 for creative industries, food & drink and tourism projects Groups of businesses in three industry sectors are being invited to team up with academic experts for research and development projects which have the potential to transform their industries. Interface is seeking proposals from companies in the creative industries, food & drink, and […]

Our Edinburgh now features East Lothian!

Posted on 22 September 2017

We are really excited that the Our Edinburgh module now features East Lothian content. There is a whole new segment that has been added to the training module to cover East Lothian and it’s many attractions. This great added extra that has been contributed by Visit East Lothian working closely with Flow who host the […]

Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay

Posted on 21 September 2017

We had a fantastic Business Briefing in September where the team at Underbelly came and spoke to the group around what they have planned for Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay! There are lots of activities planned, with lots of old favorites and some new and exciting features coming as well! If you missed the briefing or […]

ETAG – Upcoming Events for Autumn

Posted on 21 August 2017

We are all loving the busy summer and festival season which is making Edinburgh buzz! Back at ETAG headquarters we have been planning our upcoming events following the festival season – so take a look at what we have coming up! 26-Sep ETAG Technology Tuesday: Monetising Keywords – Google Search Console 02-Oct ETAG Digital Workshop: […]

Planning for Emergency Situations

Posted on 7 June 2017

In light of recent incidents and the terror attacks in Manchester and London we wanted to share some information that you may find useful. Our intention is not to cause alarm or concern but rather to ensure that businesses are prepared for emergency situations and are therefore better equipped to deal with them. The information related […]

The journey to improved travel business productivity

Posted on 22 May 2017 by ETAG

In the price-sensitive travel industry it is remarkable how many businesses continue to place themselves, willingly or not, at the risk of foreign exchange fluctuations and manual data entry. The knock-on effect of such an exposure affects all aspects of the travel business model impacting, as it does, on regulatory obligations and the payments process. […]