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

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.

Free Settled Status Application Support Workshops

Posted on 15 February 2020

The EU Citzens’ Rights Project is running 2 free information and support sessions to help EU/EEA citzens living in Scotland with their EU Settlement Scheme applications – the first on 25 February at The Crannie and the second on 3 March at the Kimpton Charlotte Square – follow the links for booking information. More information […]

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.

ETAG 2020 Conference

Posted on 4 February 2020

The sold-out ETAG 2020 conference took place at the beautiful and historic Assembly Rooms on 30th Jan 2020. The Conference set out to look at what some of the key issues are for the sector over the next 10 years – including how the new Edinburgh Tourism Strategy 2030 will help to shape how the […]

Support to develop your digital capacity

Posted on 28 November 2019

Did you know that Scotland has a fantastic range of support aimed at helping businesses improve their digital skills, develop their capabilities and fund project ideas? Your tourism businesses could be missing out on access to finance, advice or resources – much of it free, or low-cost. Skills Edinburgh Napier University – Understanding Data in the […]

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 […]

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 […]