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ETAG runs a series of  technology and digital events which will help you to determine what technology solution suits your business.

To find out more and book your place have a look at ETAG events, or catch up on past events on ETAG’s YouTube channel.

VisitScotland also offer a range of Digital Tourism support on their industry website and Digital Boost also offer support, and can provide free 121 digital consultancy which might help you take the next step.

Your digital project might also be eligible for a Digital Development Loan.

If you are looking for inspiration, check out the Scottish TravelTech Directory case studies section.

Digital Business Listings – How-to Guide

Ensuring that your business information is available online and up to date is critical as visitors are increasingly planning their visits in advance and using your online resources to research.

We have developed a helpful digital checklist to help you make the most of free opportunities to provide information, together with information on specific features and how to guides on creating and updating your listings. View Digital Business Listings – How to Guide.

Digital Articles & Resources

FREE staff training from home

Posted on 15 April 2020

HIT Scotland and Criton Apps have teamed up to provide free training for your staff from home Learn @ Home with HIT! They’ve pulled together a collection of self development links and activities that will help staff continue to be engaged with the industry and update their skills and knowledge while at home. The free […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cyber Essentials Voucher Scheme – now open!

Posted on 7 November 2018

To help more businesses become cyber secure, Scottish Enterprise are running a Cyber Essentials Voucher Scheme which offers a voucher up to the value of £1000 to support Scottish SME’s to achieve the certification. What’s Cyber Essentials? It’s a UK Government backed certification run by the National Cyber Security Centre. It’s a simple, cost effective […]

ETAG Digital Solutions for Tourism 2018 – Presentations

Posted on 26 October 2018

The 8th  Digital Solutions for Tourism Conference was held on 25th October 2018 at the National Museum of Scotland. The presentations reflected the great variety of work going on in Edinburgh and Scotland today, and offered a look to the future of tourism, as well as international best practice. If you missed out, the slides are available here […]

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 […]

Digital Development Funding

Posted on 20 June 2018

The Scottish Government recently launched the Digital Development Loan to provide Scottish SMEs access to finance to improve their digital capabilities. Companies can apply for £5,000-£50,000 to improve areas such as cyber security, data analytics and software engineering, as well as to develop staff skills in digital. The loan in interest free, allowing the initial […]