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

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

ETAG 2019 Conference – Facing the Future

Posted on 1 February 2019

The ETAG 2019 conference was held on 31st January 2019. You can find the presentations below – videos of all the presentations can be found on our Youtube channel. PRESENTATIONS (please click the title to view slides) Tourism – The Big Picture Bernard Donoghue, CEO, the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions Edinburgh 2030 – Starting the Conversation Nick Finnigan, Executive Manager, […]

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 […]

ETAG Digital Solutions for Tourism 2018 – Presentations

Posted on 26 October 2018

The 8th  Digital Solutions for Tourism Conference was held on 25th October 2018 at the National Museum of Scotland. The presentations reflected the great variety of work going on in Edinburgh and Scotland today, and offered a look to the future of tourism, as well as international best practice. If you missed out, the slides are available here […]

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 […]

DTS Visitor Feedback Learning Hub

Posted on 22 June 2018

Any businesses looking for further support in managing their online reputation can now pick from over 20 short courses on how to best manage your visitor feedback. Digital Tourism Scotland’s Visitor Feedback Learning Hub offers free practical advice and step-by-step guides for experienced users and those just getting to grips with the basics. The Courses […]

Digital Development Funding

Posted on 20 June 2018

The Scottish Government recently launched the Digital Development Loan to provide Scottish SMEs access to finance to improve their digital capabilities. Companies can apply for £5,000-£50,000 to improve areas such as cyber security, data analytics and software engineering, as well as to develop staff skills in digital. The loan in interest free, allowing the initial […]

#UncoverEdinburgh

Posted on 7 June 2018

Uncover Edinburgh offers you a FREE industry content hub packed full of free-to-use digital assets for you to use. Download GIFs and videos for Facebook and Twitter, and post with #UncoverEdinburgh to help drive more youth travellers to our amazing city. In Scotland’s 2018 Year of young People (YOYP) #UncoverEdinburgh is a digital campaign to […]