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New ETAG Youth Travel Business Opportunity Guide

Posted on 9 March 2017

Hopefully you made it along to the Launch of the new Business Opportunity Guide on Youth Travel! If not don’t worry –  you can pick up a guide at one of our upcoming events or download a pdf copy of the Youth Travel Business Opportunity Guide to make sure you know your Millennials!

Upcoming Events following Easter

Posted on 8 March 2017

We are all busy planning for the next part of the year and we wanted to let you know about some of our upcoming events following Easter! We have loads of great events coming up –  see the below list and click on the links to find out more and keep an eye out on […]

Laing Edinburgh backs proposition for first Chinese Carrier from Scotland

Posted on 1 February 2017

Capital jeweller announced as Inaugural Sponsor to Edinburgh Airport’s First Direct Flight to China Scotland’s leading sixth generation family jeweller Laing Edinburgh has been announced as the first official sponsor in plans to introduce Scotland’s first ever direct flight to China. Securing the high-profile sponsorship deal is the next crucial step in the landmark Edinburgh-China Air […]

VisitBritain shares key insights about Chinese tourism

Posted on 31 January 2017

On 11 January 2017, VisitBritain held a Chinese New Year preview event for Chinese travel trade and press in the the heart of London’s China town. The event highlighted how Britain’s nations and regions will celebrate Chinese New Year and showcased new attractions and events launching throughout the Year of the Rooster.  Edinburgh featured prominently […]

Edinburgh sees in Year of the Rooster with largest-ever Chinese New Year celebrations

Posted on 31 January 2017

A Gala Chinese Concert at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, Traditional Lanterns over one of Edinburgh’s luxury shopping streets and fortune cookies and red envelope events and promotions at prestigious Edinburgh retailers and attractions have seen Scotland’s capital celebrate Chinese New Year like never before. A programme of activities to welcome the Year of the Rooster aims […]

Have Your Say – Edinburgh Airport Launches Consultation

Posted on 30 January 2017

There is no doubt that the success of Edinburgh’s tourism sector is directly related to the growth of Edinburgh Airport.  Since 1995 and the launch of the first Easyjet low cost Edinburgh – London flights, the Airport has gone from strength to strength, now providing over 120 direct air routes and a great and growing […]

ETAG Conference 2017

Posted on 30 January 2017

Thanks to everyone who came along to the ETAG Conference 2017! Yet again the event was a great success and the presentations were fantastic! Not to mention a really fun, engaging venue and some great panda viewings following lunch! If you didn’t make it on the day or if you just want to re-cap on […]

Edinburgh to click with record visitor numbers as city’s first-ever social channels launch in China

Posted on 19 December 2016

Edinburgh’s record-breaking growth in Chinese visitors looks set to continue as city businesses, brought together by Edinburgh Tourism Action Group, launch Scotland’s first-ever destination campaign on influential Chinese social media sites Weibo and WeChat, opening up promotion of Scotland’s capital to a combined social audience of over 1billion users. What are Weibo and WeChat? Weibo […]

Fiona Hutchison – Interface and how you can get involved!

Posted on 14 December 2016 by ETAG

What do the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Jupiter Artland, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scottish Ballet and Timespan in Helmsdale have in common? They have all linked up with Scottish universities to enhance their visitor experience and grow their markets. The perfect partners to blend innovative ideas, technology and expertise were brought together by Interface. […]

Upcoming Events for the New Year

Posted on 6 December 2016

We are in the festive season now and all enjoying the busy feel of the city! We hope you have a great Christmas and Hogmanay – but don’t forget to look at our upcoming events for the New Year – 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology! We have some great events coming up – […]