News

If you are a tourism business in Edinburgh and want to know what’s happening out there or who is doing what in the city or beyond, in the tourism space, you are in the right place.

ETAG colleagues collect information from a number of sources and presents them to you to increase your awareness on news that affect the tourism in Edinburgh and the sector as a whole. We also like you to tell us any news, or share information of successes or barriers that you have encountered that can help others

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 Friday 30th August – 8.30am to 10.30am at Edinburgh Playhouse Disney’s THE LION KING returns to Edinburgh this December – the only Scottish dates the landmark musical will play. Tickets are already on sale for the hit musical, which opens at the Edinburgh Playhouse […]

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’s iconic Old Town: Original in the past, present and future

Posted on 9 July 2019

Bringing together the very best of Edinburgh’s rich history and heritage with its creativity and longevity, the Old Town is the heart of Scotland’s capital city and a bridge between its enlightened past and dynamic future. As a local business owner and employer, I am heavily invested in the Old Town, its local economy, and […]

ETAG Event Shortlisted for Award

Posted on 22 May 2019

ETAG’s Digital Solutions for Tourism 2018 conference has been shortlisted for an E Award for “Best Use of Event Technology”! The E Awards celebrate the best, the most innovative and successful of Scotland’s dynamic events and festivals, and recognises the professionalism, diversity and creativity of all our suppliers This nomination particularly recognises our event partners […]

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.

Article: Working with Chinese KOLs

Posted on 1 February 2019 by Margaret McNeil

Alice He explains how partnership & collaborative is helping to sell Edinburgh and Scotland to Chinese visitors

Cyber Essentials Voucher Scheme – now open!

Posted on 7 November 2018

To help more businesses become cyber secure, Scottish Enterprise are running a Cyber Essentials Voucher Scheme which offers a voucher up to the value of £1000 to support Scottish SME’s to achieve the certification. What’s Cyber Essentials? It’s a UK Government backed certification run by the National Cyber Security Centre. It’s a simple, cost effective […]

Cyber Resilience Toolkit

Posted on 7 October 2018

The information we create and the data we hold about our customers has value to us. It also has value to others. This makes us all a target of cyber crime. In fact, more than 60% of SMEs had a security breach last year – but 65% still think they are not a target and […]