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New: Travel Trade Ready Workshop

Posted on 30 March 2022

DO YOU WANT TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS? Then this workshop is for you! Working with the Travel Trade is a really effective way to reach new markets, widen your distribution AND improve your yield. But… there is a plethora of different types of travel trade out there – Tour Operators, Wholesalers, Online Travel Agents, Destination Management […]

St James Quarter Business Briefing

Posted on 25 November 2020

For the last few years we have all watched on as the east end of Princes Street begins to evolve… Now, as things start to take shape, join us to find out more about St James Quarter which is set to become a new lifestyle district within Scotland’s capital, transforming the City’s east end into […]

Edinburgh Tourism Resilience, Reboot & Recovery Plan

Posted on 16 June 2020

Project Updates: April 2020: 8 April – Initial Tourism Recovery Plan Presentation to SIG 16 April – Overview of Covid-19 Impacts on Tourism in Edinburgh – presentation to SIG and ETAG May 2020: 7 May 2020 – Tourism Recovery Plan update presentation to SIG June 2020: 8 June – Tourism Recovery Plan update to SIG […]

New ETAG Chair

Posted on 25 October 2019

Donald Emslie appointed as chair of ETAG We are delighted to announce the appointment of Donald Emslie to the role of Chair. Donald will lead the work of ETAG, bringing together and supporting the work of key stakeholders, business associations and businesses to create and support a strong, thriving tourism community in Edinburgh. He brings […]

ETAG Business Briefing – Disney’s THE LION KING returns to Edinburgh

Posted on 9 August 2019

ETAG Business Briefing – Disney’s THE LION KING returns to Edinburgh Thanks to those who came along to Disney’s The Lion King Business Briefing on Friday 30th August. You can find the presentation slides here. And if you wish further discussion about opportunities you will find the relevant contact details below: For partners interested in […]

Tourism Destination Leaders Programme 2019/20

Posted on 5 August 2019

Scottish Enterprise has announced that applications for the 2019/20 Tourism Destination Leaders Programme are now open! If you or someone you know is interested then please get in touch – you’ll find all the info you need in the DLP Information Leaflet. The deadline for applications is 30th August.

Edinburgh Tourism Strategy 2030 – Industry Consultation Survey

Posted on 9 May 2019

The Edinburgh Tourism Strategy Implementation Group (SIG) has initiated the process of developing the new 2030 Tourism Strategy. As part of that ETAG is facilitating a programme of industry and stakeholder consultations from March through to May 2019, including an online industry survey.  To have your say on the future of tourism in Edinburgh then please complete the […]

Scottish Tourism Alliance Survey

Posted on 15 March 2019

Are you passionate about your business and Scotland’s tourism assets? Have your say and tell STA how Scotland’s Tourism strategy is helping the sector. The results of this survey will feed in to and inform the development of Scotland’s new tourism strategy. Take the survey here.

Scotrail’s summer tourism campaign

Posted on 10 July 2017

ScotRail recently launched their new summer 2017 tourism campaign and are keen for you to get involved!… This summer, ScotRail is encouraging tourists and locals alike to #UnlockScotland and discover all the beautiful things our country has to offer. Did you know that ScotRail offer a number of travel passes which offer affordable, easily accessible travel right […]