Visitor Levy for Edinburgh Survey (Winter 23/24) – Findings out now

Posted on 13 March 2024

In December 2023, The City of Edinburgh Council launched a survey, ‘Visitor Levy for Edinburgh: Resident & Visitor Survey’ to capture the views of visitors and residents on Edinburgh’s plans to introduce a Visitor Levy.  The survey generated close to 4,000 responses in total, with broad support for the aims and objectives of the proposed ‘Visitor Levy […]

City of Edinburgh Council Fair Work Consultations For Workers & Employers (April)

Posted on 8 April 2024

Join the City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) at the Edinburgh City Chambers to discuss the Fair Work Charter, and how to create a better workplace for everyone. CEC are running a series of separate events aimed at both employers at workers across the city. Don’t miss this opportunity to provide your input in shaping the […]

The 30th Scottish Thistle Awards – Edinburgh tourism business submit your entries!

Posted on 8 April 2024

Individual business entries to the 30th Scottish Thistle Awards are now open!  The Scottish Thistle Awards recognise and celebrate excellence within Scotland’s tourism and events industry, and the significant value the sector contributes to the visitor economy.   Celebrate your business and showcase why it deserves to be recognised amongst the very best of our industry by submitting an […]

ETAG China Ready Initiative update (March 2024)

Posted on 27 March 2024

After more than seven years working on ETAG’s China Ready Initiative, Alice He, China Social Media Project Manager, has decided to take a career break before moving on to the next chapter. Alice has played an instrumental role in shaping the Initiative, which continues to go from strength to strength. A few highlights from the […]

Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site Action & Management Plans – Public Consultation Closes: Monday 15 April.

Posted on 16 February 2024

The climate emergency, creating a sustainable visitor experience and the conservation and maintenance of buildings and public spaces. These are some of the actions included in the proposed new management plan for Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns’ World Heritage Site. The plan, shaped by a programme of public and stakeholder engagement, was approved by councillors on the City […]

ETAG CONFERENCE 2024 – Speaker presentations now available

Posted on 13 February 2024

We were delighted to welcome almost 200 delegates to the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, on Tuesday 6 February 2024 for the annual ETAG Conference. From the delegate feedback that we’ve received so far, you all really enjoyed the speaker presentations, topics covered and the opportunity to network with colleagues old and new. You can now […]