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Tourism industry advice during COVID-19

Posted on 6 March 2020

We know that the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus is a real concern for tourism businesses. Keep up-to-date with the most relevant industry information from trusted sources. The STA are issuing three updates per week, with all the most up-to-date information for the sector. Sign up here: https://scottishtourismalliance.co.uk/sta-update/ VisitScotland have created a dedicated advice page […]

Keep your business cyber secure

Posted on 3 March 2020

Over the years we’ve all gotten used to increasing our online business – but in the last few weeks we’ve all had to get to grips with new systems, software and home-working set-ups. Make sure that you are keeping your business safe by following the NCSC’s guidance to help prepare for an increase in home […]

Need an extra pair of hands this summer?

Posted on 15 February 2020

The University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with Santander Universities UK, offer match funding and recruitment support for 8 week full time summer internships in small and medium sized enterprises. The deadline for applications is 11 March 2020 and for more information on eligibilty, timelines and the support available please download the document below.

Free online training: Understanding Data in the Tourism Industry

Posted on 12 February 2020

How could you benefit from using data in your tourism business? Learn all about the opportunities of tourism data, with this FREE online CPD course from Edinburgh Napier University. Join the course for FREE Discover how data can be used to drive business decisions Data gives businesses in the travel and tourism industry the foundation they need […]

ETAG 2020 Conference Videos

Posted on 10 February 2020

For those who couldn’t make the ETAG Conference or attendees looking for a recap of the presentations, you can now find them all below.

ETAG 2020 Conference

Posted on 4 February 2020

The sold-out ETAG 2020 conference took place at the beautiful and historic Assembly Rooms on 30th Jan 2020. The Conference set out to look at what some of the key issues are for the sector over the next 10 years – including how the new Edinburgh Tourism Strategy 2030 will help to shape how the […]

Article: The Uniquely Scottish Charm of Edinburgh’s Festivals

Posted on 30 November 2019 by Margaret McNeil

Festivals Edinburgh have produced a brilliant post to celebrate St Andrew’s Day! Not only is a great read, but it is a timely reminder that Edinburgh’s Festivals are very firmly rooted in the city’s amazing history and heritage and reflect the how the city has long lived and breathed the concept of “think global, act […]

Support to develop your digital capacity

Posted on 28 November 2019

Did you know that Scotland has a fantastic range of support aimed at helping businesses improve their digital skills, develop their capabilities and fund project ideas? Your tourism businesses could be missing out on access to finance, advice or resources – much of it free, or low-cost. Skills Edinburgh Napier University – Understanding Data in the […]