Students as Change Agents

Below are some resources you might find useful:

Scottish Tourism information (n.b – dot org, not dot com)

Edinburgh 2030 – Tourism Strategy and related documents

The previous strategy was Edinburgh 2020. The latest annual Performance Monitoring Report for that Strategy can be viewed here

The new strategy was endorsed by the City of Edinburgh Council Sustainability and Policy Committee on Tuesday 21st January 2020 and by industry at the annual ETAG Conference on 30th January 2020 – see the launch presentation here.

To see and download the final version of the strategy click here or view the document online here.

The background to the development of the strategy, including referenced documents, can be found here.

Short video on importance of tourism to Edinburgh


The Invisible Burden (inc video)

Megan Epler-Wood at the ETAG 2019 conference (video)

Responsible Tourism for a Sustainable Future

Edinburgh Climate Commission

Case study – Fisher’s Laundry Digital Project (video)

Behavioural science and sustainable tourism

Zero Waste Scotland – Circular Economy Edinburgh

VisitScotland – Sustainability

VisitScotland – Factsheets

Edinburgh City Development and Management

Edinburgh City Plan 2030

City Mobility Plan

City Centre Transformation Plan

Edinburgh World Heritage Management Plan

Edinburgh Residents Survey 2018

Festivals – Example Environmental Policies

Festivals – news stories

Festivals Case Studies

COVID-19 and Tourism

VisitScotland Industry Information

ETAG – some suggested links

Destination X (Doug Lansky)

Destination Unknown (Podcast)

CityNationPlace – sustainable recovery