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

#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 […]

Make it Edinburgh: Where Ideas Become Legend

Posted on 11 May 2018

Project Legends is Visit Scotland’s first social media campaign especially for business tourism. As part of Make It Edinburgh, we are encouraging the whole city to log on and tell the world why Edinburgh is where ideas become legend. During the month of August, the focus will be on LIFE SCIENCES. So why not take […]

Article: China Ready Conference Resources

Posted on 5 May 2018

We hope you enjoyed the China Ready Conference – below you can access the Conference information and presentations: China Ready 2018 Conference Programme WeChat Setup Delegate List – China Ready Conference China Ready 2018 Exhibitors List PRESENTATIONS China Travel Trends and Pay Insights | Scott Brown, Managing Director, Redfern Associaties China Ready – Why Innovation Matters […]

ETAG Conference 2018 – The Follow Up

Posted on 1 February 2018

ETAG’s Annual Conference always aims to provide insights, information and inspiration for everyone involved in delivering Edinburgh’s hugely successful tourism offer. This year the Conference focused on ‘Managing Success’ as the key conference theme and we had a fantastic speaker line up, covering international best practice, local priorities and the very latest thinking around the […]

Article: Edinburgh Chinese New Year 2018: FREE factsheet

Posted on 26 January 2018

Chinese New Year is the biggest and most significant of all the Chinese cultural holidays. But what does this mean for Edinburgh and your tourism business? With the family focus, gifting traditions and decorative displays of the festive season; and the countdown celebrations and firework extravaganzas of New Year’s Eve – Chinese New Year is very […]

New Business Opportunity Guide Launched – Business Events!

Posted on 22 November 2017

On the 22nd November we launched the new ETAG Business Opportunity Guide for Business Events! We had a breakfast briefing event at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) where we highlighted the Business Events market, the key industry players and how businesses can get involved. We also showcased the new Edinburgh Business Events Campaign – Make […]

Support from Scottish Enterprise

Posted on 20 November 2017

ETAG’s activities are primarily funded and supported by Scottish Enterprise as part of support that Scottish Enterprise offers to the Tourism sector. To find out more about how Scottish Enterprise supports and funds ETAG’s activity visit our About Us – Scottish Enterprise page. As well as supporting ETAG’s activities Scottish Enterprise can offer your business […]

Digital Tourism Scotland – New Website and Resources

Posted on 16 November 2017

A new website for Digital Tourism Scotland has been launched recently and has some really useful resources for all businesses looking to use digital marketing and technology to grow their business. Digital Tourism Scotland (DTS) is a £1.2 million industry initiative which see’s seven partners working together to provide tourism businesses with tailored digital support. […]

Chinese Spending and Payment Trends: Business Briefing

Posted on 30 October 2017

The ETAG Business Briefing: China Spending and Payment Trends on 31st October included a great range of speakers and insights to inform Edinburgh businesses about the latest developments in Chinese payment options.  Chinese visitors are increasingly expecting that the payment options that they are familiar with at home will also be available when they are […]

Welcome Chinese Visitors – it’s simple, visible and best of all, FREE!

Posted on 17 August 2017

It’s only been 9 months since the Edinburgh Chinese Social Media Campaign kicked off with the launch of the official Edinburgh Weibo and WeChat social media accounts, but it is already ahead of target, with over 42,000 followers and 58 million impressions to date. Over the same period, many of the campaign’s official business partners […]