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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 […]

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 […]

Chinese Student Guide (in Mandarin)

Posted on 6 November 2020

Welcome to Edinburgh! We are delighted and honoured that you have chosen to study here in our wonderful city and hope you enjoy your time with us. Our first-ever Chinese Student Guidebook is here to help. May Edinburgh become your home away from home and the place that makes your dreams come true. Edinburgh has […]

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, […]

New Edinburgh Tourism Campaign Platform -Brief

Posted on 10 August 2020

The COVID19 pandemic continues to have a devastating impact on Edinburgh’s tourism sector and encouraging visitors back to the city as the sector reopens is a huge and complicated challenge.   Recognising this, ETAG has been working with a range of partners to develop a new “collaborating to compete” campaign platform designed to bring the whole city together, from […]

Helping visitors enjoy Edinburgh responsibly

Posted on 3 July 2020

As coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions are further eased, and tourism prepares to reopen on the 15 July, VisitScotland have created a new visitor charter on how to enjoy Scotland over the coming months. This guidance informs visitors of how they can work together with businesses and communities to help the tourism industry get back on its feet, […]

Get “Good to Go”

Posted on 25 June 2020

VisitScotland have worked with Tourism Northern Ireland, VisitEngland and VisitWales to develop a new UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark to provide confidence for visitors, communities and tourism businesses alike – as the sector works towards reopening. The ‘We’re Good To Go’ industry standard and supporting mark mean businesses across all sectors of the tourism industry in […]