New strategic partnership at Edinburgh Airport

Posted on 22 April 2024

In April 2024, Edinburgh Airport has welcomed the investment partnership announced by Global Infrastructure Partners and VINCI Airports. Sir John Elvidge, chairman of Edinburgh Airport, said:“We are pleased to welcome VINCI Airports to Scotland and recognise that this is a significant voteof confidence in Scotland, and the future of its capital city airport.” Gordon Dewar, […]

Convention Edinburgh appoints Advisory Group to help attract more Business Events to Edinburgh

Posted on 28 March 2023

Convention Edinburgh, Edinburgh’s convention bureau that was relaunched last June under the management of the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), has appointed an Advisory Group, which comprises representatives working in Edinburgh’s events and hospitality industry, to help attract more business events to the city. The Advisory Group appointments are Sue Stuart (Surgeons Quarter), Amanda Ferguson […]

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 […]

‘Scotland is Calling’ global marketing campaign – industry guide

Posted on 28 March 2022

‘Scotland is Calling’, the global marketing campaign from VisitScotland, is designed to support the recovery of Scotland’s tourism industry, by keeping Scotland front of mind with high-spending international visitors. The aim of the campaign is to make Scotland the first-choice destination when international travel is possible again – encouraging forward bookings for late 2021 through to […]