New Edinburgh Tourism Campaign Platform -Brief

Posted on 10 August 2020

The COVID19 pandemic continues to have a devastating impact on Edinburgh’s tourism sector and encouraging visitors back to the city as the sector reopens is a huge and complicated challenge.   Recognising this, ETAG has been working with a range of partners to develop a new “collaborating to compete” campaign platform designed to bring the whole city together, from […]

Technology Solutions for Visitor Attractions

Posted on 23 June 2020

As part of a project initiated by DLP (Destination Leaders Programme), a small group of experienced tourism professionals have spent the last month looking at how different technologies can help visitor attractions and experiences in Scotland adapt and diversify in a post-COVID-19 world. The result of this research is an interactive toolkit, designed to give attractions […]

Coming out of LockDown

Posted on 31 May 2020

On 28th May, the First Minister announced the Scottish Government’s 4 Phase plan for coming out of lockdown. This “route map” sets out the decision making path that will inform the timing of each phase being activated, guided by the scientific evidence and priority of protecting the health and safety of the people of Scotland. […]

Insights & Info – Webinars

Posted on 31 May 2020

In recent weeks, there have been an increasing number of webinars taking place to provide insights & information from a wide range of partners and organisations. We’ve listed some of these below and will try to keep you updated as new ones come up. If you are running a webinar directly, or are aware of […]

Latest COVID19 Visitor Research

Posted on 20 May 2020

There is a lot of research now being made available that provides insights into what the tourism sector might look like in the months and years to come. Below we’ve provided links to some of the latest information that you might find useful. The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) have published the second wave […]

Find Business Support – help and advice

Posted on 7 April 2020

Find Business Support offers a single portal to find Coronavirus continuity advice for businesses in Scotland. Visit: https://findbusinesssupport.gov.scot/ In addition to advice and information about funding sources, FBS have specific advice for tourism business continuity, including a specific “tourism industry” checklist or advice from Scottish Enterprise on the steps you should take to mitigate disruption. Download the […]

Tourism industry advice during COVID-19

Posted on 6 March 2020

We know that the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus is a real concern for tourism businesses. Keep up-to-date with the most relevant industry information from trusted sources. The STA are issuing three updates per week, with all the most up-to-date information for the sector. Sign up here: https://scottishtourismalliance.co.uk/sta-update/ VisitScotland have created a dedicated advice page […]

Free online training: Understanding Data in the Tourism Industry

Posted on 12 February 2020

How could you benefit from using data in your tourism business? Learn all about the opportunities of tourism data, with this FREE online CPD course from Edinburgh Napier University. Join the course for FREE Discover how data can be used to drive business decisions Data gives businesses in the travel and tourism industry the foundation they need […]