“The Locale” is a new app that allows users to see what’s open near them, what features and services are on offer and how busy their favourite businesses are – helping them make safe and informed decisions about when and how to visit. As a venue, the service allows you to: Communicate your current services, […]
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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.
You can keep up to date with digital developments for the tourism industry with TNooz.
Find out how to engage with the VisitScotland #ScotSpirit campaign to give your business some visibility on the world wide stage. Check out VisitScotland.org and their eBook to find out more about how you can engage and be involved.
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Below is a checklist to help you get organised as your business starts to re-open. The checklist focuses on various business listings, making you aware of specific features and guiding on how to update. Good To Go Accreditation Before you start, make sure you claim your “Good To Go” accreditation – you’ll be issued with […]
As part of a project initiated by DLP (Destination Leaders Programme), a small group of experienced tourism professionals have spent the last month looking at how different technologies can help visitor attractions and experiences in Scotland adapt and diversify in a post-COVID-19 world. The result of this research is an interactive toolkit, designed to give attractions […]
Following the publication on Scottish Government guidance on re-opening (issued 18th June) VisitScotland have created a resource to help your business get ready to re-open. A new dedicated section of the VisitScotland website has the latest guidance checklists for your business specific advice for your sub-sector Check out VisitScotland to keep up-to-date on the latest […]
It has never been more important for destinations and businesses to keep inspiring and to engage with followers through social media platforms during the current Covid-19 crisis. When many visitors have had to cancel their trips to Edinburgh in 2020, and the international tourism market is yet to recover due to travel restrictions, safety concerns […]
Both ASVA and VisitScotland recently hosted a webinars looking at how tech can help tourism businesses to re-open safely. We thought it would be helpful to pass on a summary of the key points to help you think about re-opening safely. Some key things to consider are: Implement timed booking slots to control numbers – […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]