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Deposit Return Scheme – new live date: October 2025

Posted on 20 April 2023

Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme will now go live in October 2025. What is the scheme?The scheme aims to improve recycling rates, increase the quality of recycling materials, and significantly reduce litter in Scotland. How will it work?People will pay a 20p deposit when they buy a drink that comes in a single-use container made of […]

Convention Edinburgh appoints Advisory Group to help attract more Business Events to Edinburgh

Posted on 28 March 2023

Convention Edinburgh, Edinburgh’s convention bureau that was relaunched last June under the management of the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), has appointed an Advisory Group, which comprises representatives working in Edinburgh’s events and hospitality industry, to help attract more business events to the city. The Advisory Group appointments are Sue Stuart (Surgeons Quarter), Amanda Ferguson […]

New resource to support businesses create their Climate Action Plan

Posted on 24 March 2023

In partnership with Green Tourism and The Edinburgh Climate Change Institute, VisitScotland have created a new resource to help businesses create and manage their own Climate Action Plan that’s aligned with the Glasgow Declaration for Climate Action in Tourism. The guide covers: • Identifying, measuring your carbon emissions • How to adapt to unavoidable climate change • Support nature-based solutions • Communicating […]

ETAG CONFERENCE 2023 – Presentations & Videos now available

Posted on 22 February 2023

We were delighted to welcome almost 200 delegates to the John McIntyre Conference Centre, part of Edinburgh University Hospitality & Events Collection, for the 2023 ETAG Conference. From what you have told us you really enjoyed the speaker presentations, topics covered and the opportunity to network with colleagues old and new. You can now view […]