Scottish Self Catering: A Bright Global Future

G3 8HT, 29 October 2019, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 2019 ASSC Conference and Exhibition will be held on Tuesday 29 October 2019 at the Hilton Glasgow Hotel. The annual conference and exhibition is the only major event aimed directly at the people and businesses providing short-term lets and holiday rental accommodation in Scotland. The theme of this year’s ASSC Conference and Exhibition is […]

ETAG 2019 Conference

McEwan Hall, 31 January 2019, 8:15 am - 1:45 pm

Make sure to get 2019 off to a great start by joining us at the ETAG Annual Conference! There’s no doubt that Edinburgh’s tourism sector is doing well, attracting record numbers of visitors and visitor spend, but there are challenges looming and we want to help you be ready to for them, so the 2019 […]

Chinese New Year Business Briefing 2019

Edinburgh City Centre – tbc, 2 November 2018, 8:30 am - 10:00 am

We are delighted that for 2019 ETAG is partnering with the Heriot-Watt Scottish Confucious Institute for Business and Communication to deliver an innovative new marketing and PR campaign around Edinburgh’s Chinese New Year. Now moving into the 3rd year of the Edinburgh China Ready Initiative, the Initiative has already delivered a huge amount of China […]

STA Autumn Conference and AGM 2018

Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), 1 October 2018, 9:45 am - 3:30 pm

The STA Autumn Conference and AGM 2018 –

DTS Visitor Feedback Learning Hub

Posted on 22 June 2018

Any businesses looking for further support in managing their online reputation can now pick from over 20 short courses on how to best manage your visitor feedback. Digital Tourism Scotland’s Visitor Feedback Learning Hub offers free practical advice and step-by-step guides for experienced users and those just getting to grips with the basics. The Courses […]

Tourism Innovations for an Ageing Population

Edinburgh Napier University, 9 May 2017, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

  This free event will help tourism businesses address challenges and maximise opportunities from the growing senior tourism market. Chris McCoy, VisitScotland will open the event and there will be speakers from industry and different universities and departments There will be an exhibition over lunch to provide even more opportunities and sources of help and meeting partners […]

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 […]

China Ready Tourism Innovation Workshop

TBC, 30 November 2016, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Chinese tourists are the largest, highest spending visitor market ever! • The Chinese market now ranked in the top 10 for inbound visitors  • Inbound tourism to the UK will more than double by 2020 • Last year in Edinburgh, Chinese inbound visits increased by 45% Have you thought about what it means for your […]

Youth Travel – Exploring market opportunities and developing new visitor experiences

The Carlton Hotel, 23 February 2016, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Inspired by the opportunities around Edinburgh’s Youth and Student Travel market? This workshop is aimed at helping you harness the opportunity to develop, deliver and promote new visitor services and products focused on the Youth Travel market and will help you with ideas on how to grow your business and increase your bottom line! For […]

ETAG China Ready Business Briefing

Santander, 5 November 2015, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Are you China Ready? Edinburgh is already the second-most popular UK destination for Chinese visitors after London and the market is estimated to have grown five-fold in the last 10 years.  Edinburgh Castle alone welcomed over 100,000 Chinese visitors in 2014 and Edinburgh Airport is firmly focused on winning the race to secure a direct […]