Youth Travel Edinburgh is Re-launching!

Posted on 9 June 2022

As an industry-led network of organisations working together to promote Edinburgh as a world-class Youth Travel destination, Youth Travel Edinburgh are starting afresh and rebuilding their network. They aim to initiate destination-wide focus on the youth travel market to stimulate growth and capitalise on the long term opportunity provided by youth travellers to Edinburgh. Youth Travel Edinburgh encourage collaboration to better understand our visitors, […]

Mercat Tours launches social impact project

Posted on 28 April 2022

On Thursday, 28 April, Mercat Tours launched ‘Our Stories, Your City’, a new, unique collaboration of visitor attractions which offers Edinburgh’s visitors an award-winning, five-star walking tour at the same time as supporting some of Edinburgh’s most vulnerable people – a mutual and equal benefit to all. The Tourism Leadership & Recovery Fund awarded Mercat […]

Scottish Tourism Observatory – Website Launched

Posted on 28 April 2022

The aim of the Observatory is to make data for tourism in Scotland easy to find and to use. This first phase of the Scottish Tourism Observatory is just the start of our journey to improve tourism data in Scotland. The work that’s been done has laid the foundation for future development to meet more […]

Unpack China – new online toolkit to assist Scottish tourism recovery

Posted on 12 April 2022

Unpack China, a brand-new online training toolkit was launched at the annual ETAG Conference on Thursday 31 March 2022.  Aiming to assist Scottish tourism recovery from the inbound Chinese visitor market once international travel opens up again, Unpack China is a series of short films and resources, available online and for free, which will help Scotland’s […]

‘Eat Out Edinburgh’ campaign – help spread the word!

Posted on 10 March 2022 by Jac Miller

Essential Edinburgh, the capital’s dedicated Business Improvement District (BID), has launched a new campaign to attract the people of Edinburgh and the Lothians back to the capital’s city centre restaurants, bars and hotels this spring. The collection of ‘Eat Out Edinburgh’ campaign venues are all located between George Street, Princes Street, Rose Street, St James […]

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 […]

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’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 […]

Preparing to re-open

Posted on 19 June 2020

Following the publication on Scottish Government guidance on re-opening (issued 18th June) VisitScotland have created a resource to help your business get ready to re-open. A new dedicated section of the VisitScotland website has the latest guidance checklists for your business specific advice for your sub-sector Check out VisitScotland to keep up-to-date on the latest […]

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 […]