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Welcome Chinese Visitors – it’s simple, visible and best of all, FREE!

Posted on 17 August 2017

It’s only been 9 months since the Edinburgh Chinese Social Media Campaign kicked off with the launch of the official Edinburgh Weibo and WeChat social media accounts, but it is already ahead of target, with over 42,000 followers and 58 million impressions to date. Over the same period, many of the campaign’s official business partners […]

Edinburgh Festivals 70th Legacy Tourism Innovation Fund Launches!

Posted on 12 July 2017

2017 marks the 70th Anniversary of the Edinburgh Festivals.  To help celebrate this landmark year and continue to build on Edinburgh’s firmly established position as the world’s leading Festival City, the Festivals and ETAG, with funding support from Scottish Enterprise, have come together to launch a brand new 70th Anniversary legacy fund. The aim is […]

Scotrail’s summer tourism campaign

Posted on 10 July 2017

ScotRail recently launched their new summer 2017 tourism campaign and are keen for you to get involved!… This summer, ScotRail is encouraging tourists and locals alike to #UnlockScotland and discover all the beautiful things our country has to offer. Did you know that ScotRail offer a number of travel passes which offer affordable, easily accessible travel right […]

Planning for Emergency Situations

Posted on 7 June 2017

In light of recent incidents and the terror attacks in Manchester and London we wanted to share some information that you may find useful. Our intention is not to cause alarm or concern but rather to ensure that businesses are prepared for emergency situations and are therefore better equipped to deal with them. The information related […]

The journey to improved travel business productivity

Posted on 22 May 2017 by ETAG

In the price-sensitive travel industry it is remarkable how many businesses continue to place themselves, willingly or not, at the risk of foreign exchange fluctuations and manual data entry. The knock-on effect of such an exposure affects all aspects of the travel business model impacting, as it does, on regulatory obligations and the payments process. […]

Edinburgh Tourism Showcase 2017 – Exhibitor List

Posted on 8 May 2017

We are all really looking forward to the Edinburgh Tourism Showcase on the 17th May and hope to see you all there. See our fantastic list of exhibitors for 2017 Edinburgh Tourism Showcase – Exhibitor List  Remember there will be loads of great prizes, competitions and exhibitors to speak with so come and join us on […]

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!

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 […]