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Back by popular demand – Disability Inclusion training

Posted on 12 May 2022

Inclusion Scotland, a national Disabled People’s Organisation, is offering free training workshops to all who work in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector in Scotland. The training is delivered in two parts; Part 1:You will be introduced to some new and old concepts and provided with space to explore what they mean to you and your organisation or […]

Short-term Lets 2022 – Public Consultation Now Open (Closes 10 June)

Posted on 12 May 2022

With the Civic Government Scotland Act 1982 (Licensing of Short Term Lets) Order 2022 being passed by the Scottish Parliament, local authorities in Scotland must introduce a licensing scheme (from 1 October 2022) for properties operating as short-term lets. As part of the licensing scheme, the City of Edinburgh Council must publish a licensing policy […]

Electric Vehicle Charge Point Tourism, Recovery Fund – now open!

Posted on 11 May 2022

The purpose of this fund is to help support businesses to recover from the impacts of Covid-19. This Fund will allow eligible businesses to obtain funding to install an electric vehicle charge point, helping them to demonstrate a point of differentiation and their commitment to responsible tourism practices, meeting the needs of visitors who are […]

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 […]

Unpack China – new online toolkit to assist Scottish tourism recovery

Posted on 12 April 2022

Unpack China, a brand-new online training toolkit was launched at the annual ETAG Conference on Thursday 31 March 2022.  Aiming to assist Scottish tourism recovery from the inbound Chinese visitor market once international travel opens up again, Unpack China is a series of short films and resources, available online and for free, which will help Scotland’s […]

Article: Forever Edinburgh’s Resident Rewards Initiative – Get Involved!

Posted on 3 March 2022 by Jac Miller

Are you looking to target the local Edinburgh audience? Resident Rewards is a new initiative from Forever Edinburgh which aims to encourage residents to engage with Edinburgh’s cultural and leisure offering, and to generate increased spend and advocacy for the city’s tourism, hospitality and leisure businesses.   Forever Edinburgh is looking to secure attractive monthly rewards […]

Fair Work Workshops & Webinars

Posted on 16 May 2022

Between 17th May to 26th May Disability Inclusion in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism – Find out more Thursday 18th AugustManaging People for Growth by Connect Three – Find out more Tuesday 30th AugustManaging People for Growth by Leadership Factory & Moon Development – Find out more