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Marketing Edinburgh assets not yet transferred to the council

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The council is to discuss Marketing Edinburgh at Thursday's Finance & Resources meeting, and particularly the financial context of the winding up of the company.But a note produced for councillors raises a couple...

Marketing Edinburgh reports profit for the year to March 2019

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Normally this kind of result would be good news. An Arms Length External Organisation overseen by, and funded by, the council makes a profit.This is better news than some of the Directorates which...

Marketing Edinburgh cost the council millions to mothball

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We have written many times about the fate of the city's marketing body, and make no apology for doing so.Now, more than ever, it seems to us that the marketing body which drew...

Marketing Edinburgh – all functions now taken in house by the council

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The council has agreed today to transfer all assets and current staff to the council, apparently fulfilling the barely concealed desire to rid itself of the arms length body and take responsibility for marketing...

Marketing Edinburgh – mothballed not exterminated?

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We are always happy to be corrected if and when we get it wrong.We reported last week that all members of staff at Marketing Edinburgh had been made redundant, either on a voluntary...

Just when we needed it most – Marketing Edinburgh now ‘in hibernation’

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Marketing Edinburgh (ME) has been dying for about the last 18 months. It became a clear council policy that the body, set up to promote Edinburgh to the world, would be left to wither...

Marketing Edinburgh board threatens to resign

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The entire board of the organisation that promotes Edinburgh to the world has threatened to resign – claiming that funding cuts “will cause lasting damage to our city”.Marketing Edinburgh will hold a board meeting...

Marketing Edinburgh win major award

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At the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce awards last Thursday night the city's marketing organisation, Marketing Edinburgh, took home an important award.The body won the Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year award for the citywide...

Reprieve for Marketing Edinburgh

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When the council set its budget today it offered a compromise to Marketing Edinburgh the city's destination marketing organisation.The proposed cuts to the organisation have been the talk of the steamie in Edinburgh over...

Marketing Edinburgh boss says ‘Give us the money from tourist tax’

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Council funding, tourist taxes and marketing budgets remain in the spotlight today with a call for some thought on the way the proposed tourist tax in Edinburgh is paid.Three quarters of the cities represented...

Academics speak out against proposed cuts to Marketing Edinburgh’s budget

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Over 75 of Edinburgh's academics have united in condemning the cuts to Marketing Edinburgh's budget proposed by The City of Edinburgh Council.Without warning the draft budget which will be voted on next week...

Heritage body demands Marketing Edinburgh chair withdraws ‘Disneyfication’ comment

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Marketing Edinburgh have an annual Christmas drinks party to tell everybody what they have been up to in the last year to promote the city, and also to forge good relationships made with those...

Now here’s a job for you – become a futurist for Edinburgh

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Marketing Edinburgh have just launched a search for three inquisitive explorers to become official futurists for the city, on behalf of the 2050 Edinburgh City Vision campaign. Job applications open today for Edinburgh locals...

Hotels must embrace technology to attract more visitors

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Expedia Group held a summit in Edinburgh yesterday and the conclusion after the event is that Scotland’s hoteliers must be urged to further embrace technology and industry collaboration in order to attract greater numbers...

First direct flight from China to Scotland arrives today

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The very first Hainan Airlines flight from Beijing, China arrives in Edinburgh this morning.This is the inaugural direct flight from China and is the result of many years of work on the Edinburgh-China Air...

Direct air route to China within Edinburgh’s grasp

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Edinburgh is still vying to win the first direct Scotland to China flight and today it is announced that Edinburgh Hotels Association (EHA) will be the second major sponsor of the Edinburgh-China Air Link project...

Marketing Edinburgh end a big year

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Marketing Edinburgh held an end of year party at Edinburgh Castle last week to end the year in style.Chair of Marketing Edinburgh, Gordon Robertson, made an obligatory speech, but it was one which held...

We meet who is behind ‘Make it Edinburgh’

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Amanda Ferguson is Head of Business Events at Convention Edinburgh. This is part of Marketing Edinburgh which tries to put Edinburgh on the map.The latest campaign launched just last week aims to bring more...

#Edinburgh2050 – John Donnelly on promoting the capital

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The next in a series of blog posts from thought leaders on the #Edinburgh2050 City Vision, Marketing Edinburgh Chief Executive John Donnelly tells us what Edinburgh needs to do in the future to compete...

Edinburgh jewellers take their seats on the Edinburgh to China flight

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Laing Edinburgh is to be the first sponsor for Scotland's first ever direct flight to China. The family-owned jeweller is supporting a collaborative proposal by Marketing Edinburgh, Edinburgh Airport and The City of Edinburgh Council....

Marketing Edinburgh boss joins the board of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce

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John Donnelly who is Chief Executive of Marketing Edinburgh has joined the board of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.Celebrating its 230th anniversary in 2016, the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce represents over 1,000 local businesses of all...

Twenty years of Edinburgh Ambassador programme celebrated at annual dinner

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The Edinburgh Ambassador Programme has been running for 20 years, securing conferences and promoting the city as a business tourism destination around the world.At their annual dinner last week the occasion was marked by...

The Edinburgh Reporter chats to John Donnelly CEO of Marketing Edinburgh

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"This city doesn't just sell itself you know." You might expect the man who does exactly that, sells Edinburgh to the world, would have to justify his existence of course. But John Donnelly CEO of...

Convention Edinburgh has its best year yet

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Marketing Edinburgh is what it says on the tin, but it has several layers behind it. One of those is Convention Edinburgh which is responsible for attracting business tourism to the city. The body has just...

This is Edinburgh marketing campaign declared a £50m success

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This is Edinburgh the marketing campaign that cost the city £1 million has been declared a success fifty times over. During the two years that the campaign has been running average footfall in the city...

In St Andrew Square – KEYFRAMES

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KEYFRAMES is the newest light show in town. This is nothing like the Virgin Money Street of Light. It has slightly discordant music accompanying stick men who appear to run around the square doing...

Marketing Edinburgh – selling Edinburgh to the world in Vegas

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When we heard that CEO of Marketing Edinburgh, John Donnelly was off to Las Vegas this week we could not let the opportunity pass without an interview!We contacted him in the US gambling resort by...

This is Edinburgh wins marketing award

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A campaign run by Marketing Edinburgh  to rejuvenate the city centre has been recognised as the best in town. Although little over a year old 'This Is Edinburgh' took top place in the Creative Marketing category...

St Stephen’s Church – future now assured

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When the former church building in Stockbridge came up for sale earlier in the year a campaign to save it for the community did not manage to secure the building at the time. There...

COMPETITION – Spa in the City – win a goody bag here!

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Competition ends Friday 23 May at 5pm.Leading lifestyle retailers are offering free pampering and preening with the return of Spa in the City, which arrives back in St Andrew Square from Saturday 24 – Sunday 25 May, while...

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