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Tourism Destination Leaders Programme 2019/20

Posted on 5 August 2019

Scottish Enterprise has announced that applications for the 2019/20 Tourism Destination Leaders Programme are now open! If you or someone you know is interested then please get in touch – you’ll find all the info you need in the DLP Information Leaflet. The deadline for applications is 30th August.

Edinburgh’s iconic Old Town: Original in the past, present and future

Posted on 9 July 2019

Bringing together the very best of Edinburgh’s rich history and heritage with its creativity and longevity, the Old Town is the heart of Scotland’s capital city and a bridge between its enlightened past and dynamic future. As a local business owner and employer, I am heavily invested in the Old Town, its local economy, and […]

Article: And the Winner is…

Posted on 17 June 2019

ETAG’s Digital Solutions for Tourism 2018 conference was recently shortlisted for an E Award for “Best Use of Event Technology” – and we’re delighted to say that we won! The E Awards celebrate the best, the most innovative and successful of Scotland’s dynamic events and festivals, and recognises the professionalism, diversity and creativity of all […]

Scotland China Ready Conference 2019

Posted on 14 June 2019

Marking the one year anniversary of the first direct air route between Scotland and China, 150 representatives of Scotland’s tourism industry gathered in Edinburgh to hear how businesses can make the most of the huge growth in Chinese tourism. The Scotland China Ready Conference was organised by the Edinburgh Tourism Action Group (ETAG) and supported […]

ETAG Event Shortlisted for Award

Posted on 22 May 2019

ETAG’s Digital Solutions for Tourism 2018 conference has been shortlisted for an E Award for “Best Use of Event Technology”! The E Awards celebrate the best, the most innovative and successful of Scotland’s dynamic events and festivals, and recognises the professionalism, diversity and creativity of all our suppliers This nomination particularly recognises our event partners […]

Edinburgh Tourism Strategy 2030 – Industry Consultation Survey

Posted on 9 May 2019

The Edinburgh Tourism Strategy Implementation Group (SIG) has initiated the process of developing the new 2030 Tourism Strategy. As part of that ETAG is facilitating a programme of industry and stakeholder consultations from March through to May 2019, including an online industry survey.  To have your say on the future of tourism in Edinburgh then please complete the […]

Edinburgh Tourism Strategy 2030 – Open Consultation Sessions

Posted on 28 March 2019

The Edinburgh Tourism Strategy Implementation Group (SIG) has initiated the process of developing the new 2030 Tourism Strategy. As part of that ETAG is facilitating a programme of industry and stakeholder consultation. As part of this we are now planning a number of open sessions to allow us to hear from as broad a range of industry […]

Scottish Tourism Alliance Survey

Posted on 15 March 2019

Are you passionate about your business and Scotland’s tourism assets? Have your say and tell STA how Scotland’s Tourism strategy is helping the sector. The results of this survey will feed in to and inform the development of Scotland’s new tourism strategy. Take the survey here.

Article: Working with Chinese KOLs

Posted on 1 February 2019 by Margaret McNeil

Alice He explains how partnership & collaborative is helping to sell Edinburgh and Scotland to Chinese visitors

ETAG 2019 Conference – Facing the Future

Posted on 1 February 2019

The ETAG 2019 conference was held on 31st January 2019. You can find the presentations below – videos of all the presentations can be found on our Youtube channel. PRESENTATIONS (please click the title to view slides) Tourism – The Big Picture Bernard Donoghue, CEO, the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions Edinburgh 2030 – Starting the Conversation Nick Finnigan, Executive Manager, […]