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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 […]

Keep your business cyber secure

Posted on 3 May 2021

The average cost of a cyber attack on a business is now estimated to be around £44,000 – and while you might feel too small to be an at-risk target, the reality is that small companies are often seen as soft targets for opportunists to try, as they lack the resources of larger organisations who […]

Forever Edinburgh – The Story Never Ends

Posted on 22 April 2021

The Forever Edinburgh Working Group, comprising City of Edinburgh Council, VisitScotland and ETAG, has been working away behind the scenes to secure funding to evolve and build on the #ForeverEdinburgh initiative launched last year.  Taking learnings from last year and using latest customer research and insights, we have been working to develop the ForeverEdinburgh platform and associated campaign […]

Business Support in April 2021

Posted on 7 April 2021

As your business looks to the future and plans the changes needed for re-opening, you might have a number of questions. There’s a lot of support out there, and we’ve rounded up some of it to help you navigate what’s on offer. Business Gateway Business Gateway are releasing webinars to help businesses through COVID-19. Don’t […]

BE VISIBLE TO VISITORS

Posted on 6 April 2021

As restrictions ease and we look forward to welcoming visitors back to the city, it is essential that your business is visible to visitors. More than ever before, visitors are going online to look for information to plan their trips in advance, so you need to be proactive and make sure you’re not only visible to visitors, but […]

Article: 2021 – The Year of the Coo!

Posted on 16 December 2020 by Margaret McNeil

All the info you need to get in involved in Edinburgh’s Chinese New Year 2021 – the Year of the Coo!   On 16 December, tourism businesses joined a virtual briefing on Edinburgh’s Chinese New Year Festival, which has gone from strength to strength since it was launched in 2019.   If you were at the […]

Scottish Traveltech Directory

Posted on 14 December 2020

A new digital directory of over 100 traveltech businesses and 30 industry case studies is now available online. Developed by the Traveltech for Scotland cluster, it showcases how various technologies such as online ticketing, smartphone apps and social distancing solutions can help tourism businesses in Scotland adapt and diversify in a post-Covid19 world. Traveltech for […]

St James Quarter Business Briefing

Posted on 25 November 2020

For the last few years we have all watched on as the east end of Princes Street begins to evolve… Now, as things start to take shape, join us to find out more about St James Quarter which is set to become a new lifestyle district within Scotland’s capital, transforming the City’s east end into […]

Edinburgh’s Christmas Goes Digital for 2020

Posted on 12 November 2020

Edinburgh’s Christmas is set to help the city celebrate Christmas safely and differently this year, with the announcement of a new digital programme by Underbelly, Producers of Edinburgh’s Christmas.  Following a year of unprecedented hardship for both residents and businesses, this year Edinburgh’s Christmas celebrates its creative community and supports local businesses to bring festive […]

The Locale Edinburgh (webinar catchup)

Posted on 26 August 2020

“The Locale” is a new app that allows users to see what’s open near them, what features and services are on offer and how busy their favourite businesses are – helping them make safe and informed decisions about when and how to visit. As a venue, the service allows you to: Communicate your current services, […]