TravelTech for Scotland - support for the tourism and hospitality industries

Support provided by Scottish Enterprise

What does this involve?

TravelTech for Scotland is an organisation which provides support to the Scottish technology and tourism sectors. It's helping businesses make a sustainable recovery through technological innovation and is leading the way to a cleaner, greener and more inclusive Scotland.

To do this, the organisation is bringing together the growing community of Scottish travel-tech organisations within the tourism and hospitality sector, to help Scotland’s economy sustainably recover, rebuild and thrive.

The organisation's activity includes:   

  • Awareness raising, peer-learning and networking events and webinars 
  • One-to-one sessions
  • Opportunities to connect with other businesses in Scotland and beyond 
  • Signposting to opportunities, funding and business support
  • Facilitating conversations and introductions, via the online community platform
  • Relaying the trends and market intelligence that organisations need to make informed decisions
  • Sharing consumer insights, funding calls and new market opportunities
  • Providing support for travel-tech funding applications
  • Supporting tourism and hospitality organisations to understand and find the technology that's needed to succeed

TravelTech for Scotland is jointly funded by Scottish Enterprise and the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Fund.

Am I eligible?

You are eligible to apply if your business is:

  • A small to medium-sized business (SME) with fewer than 250 employees, and a turnover of less than €50 million
  • Registered, or holds an address, in Scotland

Eligible businesses include but are not limited to:

  • Start-up or existing travel-tech companies
  • Existing tech businesses looking to diversify into travel-tech
  • Tourism or hospitality businesses looking to improve business processes, introduce new technology or develop new digitally-enabled products

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

Travel-tech business including new travel-tech start-ups, or tourism companies, looking to explore new technologies.

How long does this take?

The programme runs until May 2023.

You can sign up for an initial 1 hour one-to-one session with TravelTech for Scotland

Webinars and events generally run for between 1 to 3 hours.

Next steps

Visit the TravelTech for Scotland website for more information about the programme or to get in touch.

Support provided by Scottish Enterprise

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