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Edinburgh features in world’s first #UNESCOTrail

Posted on 30 October 2021

New digital assets and industry toolkit available now  Scotland’s UNESCO Trail is the first national UNESCO Trail anywhere in the world that brings together the full range of UNESCO place-based designations from across the country. Featuring Edinburgh’s World Heritage Sites including The Old & New Towns of Edinburgh and The Forth Bridge, as well as Edinburgh UNESCO City […]

Edinburgh’s Christmas Goes Digital for 2020

Posted on 12 November 2020

Edinburgh’s Christmas is set to help the city celebrate Christmas safely and differently this year, with the announcement of a new digital programme by Underbelly, Producers of Edinburgh’s Christmas.  Following a year of unprecedented hardship for both residents and businesses, this year Edinburgh’s Christmas celebrates its creative community and supports local businesses to bring festive […]

Article: Keeping in touch with China Market during Covid-19

Posted on 17 June 2020 by Margaret McNeil

It has never been more important for destinations and businesses to keep inspiring and to engage with followers through social media platforms during the current Covid-19 crisis. When many visitors have had to cancel their trips to Edinburgh in 2020, and the international tourism market is yet to recover due to travel restrictions, safety concerns […]

Coming out of LockDown

Posted on 31 May 2020

On 28th May, the First Minister announced the Scottish Government’s 4 Phase plan for coming out of lockdown. This “route map” sets out the decision making path that will inform the timing of each phase being activated, guided by the scientific evidence and priority of protecting the health and safety of the people of Scotland. […]

Insights & Info – Webinars

Posted on 31 May 2020

In recent weeks, there have been an increasing number of webinars taking place to provide insights & information from a wide range of partners and organisations. We’ve listed some of these below and will try to keep you updated as new ones come up. If you are running a webinar directly, or are aware of […]

Need an extra pair of hands this summer?

Posted on 15 February 2020

The University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with Santander Universities UK, offer match funding and recruitment support for 8 week full time summer internships in small and medium sized enterprises. The deadline for applications is 11 March 2020 and for more information on eligibilty, timelines and the support available please download the document below.

ETAG 2020 Conference Videos

Posted on 10 February 2020

For those who couldn’t make the ETAG Conference or attendees looking for a recap of the presentations, you can now find them all below.

Article: The Uniquely Scottish Charm of Edinburgh’s Festivals

Posted on 30 November 2019 by Margaret McNeil

Festivals Edinburgh have produced a brilliant post to celebrate St Andrew’s Day! Not only is a great read, but it is a timely reminder that Edinburgh’s Festivals are very firmly rooted in the city’s amazing history and heritage and reflect the how the city has long lived and breathed the concept of “think global, act […]

Draft Future Tourism Strategy ‘Beyond 2020’ Revealed

Posted on 19 October 2019

Issued on behalf of the Scottish Tourism Alliance The draft of Scotland’s future national tourism strategy has unlike Tourism Scotland 2020 (TS2020) been developed through an equal partnership approach with a range of stakeholders from industry, Scottish Government and our public agencies. It is reflective of the changing world we live in, our new mindset […]

The Edinburgh 2030 Tourism Strategy

Posted on 13 October 2019

The Edinburgh Tourism Strategy Implementation Group (SIG) initiated the development process for the Edinburgh Tourism 2030 Strategy in 2018. ETAG is working on behalf of the SIG to facilitate the strategy development process, which has been developed through 3 phases, with the final strategy due for publication in early 2020. The latest information on the development […]