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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 […]

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 – […]

Edinburgh’s new FREE city Wi-Fi!

Posted on 6 December 2016

The outdoor public WiFi service EdiFreeWiFi is now available, bringing free high-speed internet connectivity to Edinburgh city centre in time for the Christmas and Hogmanay celebrations which is fantastic news for visitors and locals alike. In March this year the City of Edinburgh Council agreed to a 10-year concession contract with intechnologyWiFi to deliver WiFi […]

Digital Solutions for Tourism Conference 2016

Posted on 28 November 2016

Thank you to everyone who could join us on the day and a huge thank you to our great speakers who provided loads of interesting facts and creative inspiration throughout the day. All of the presentations from the speakers are available below so if you missed out or want to re-cap – enjoy! The conference […]

Update – Edinburgh Facts and Figures

Posted on 23 November 2016

The original Edinburgh Facts and Figures guide and it’s updates have been one of ETAG’s most popular documents – so we are very excited to have recently updated the Edinburgh Facts and Figures Guide for 2016 and beyond! Hard copies will be available at ETAG events but if you would like a pdf copy you […]

Cyber Resilience information and vouchers – find out more!

Posted on 15 November 2016

Cyber resilience is becoming more and more important both for individuals and for businesses. In 2015, more than 60% of SMEs in Scotland experienced a security breach but 65% still think they are not a target. Nearly 40% spend nothing on security. The average financial cost of a cyber attack for an SME in Scotland […]

Interested in Data? Have your data unlocked and explored in The Data Lab MSc Challenge! 

Posted on 7 October 2016

The Data Lab MSc Challenge Competition takes place over three weekends, where about 120 Data Science students form teams and compete to: Pose a pertinent ‘business’ question Analyse multiple datasets Produce something (start-up idea, visualisation, consultancy report). The idea is for students to use their skills to solve real problems that will have a positive […]