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Human Resource Management Tour to Edinburgh

Example study tour


A leading business school required a UK group travel package where their MSc International HRM students could learn more about differing human resource management practices and policies.

StudyLink created a 4-day study tour package to Edinburgh, giving students the opportunity to see first-hand different local business operations, across a variety of industry sectors.

Group travel services provided by StudyLink:

  • Executive coach transportation from the university to accommodation in Edinburgh
  • 3 nights’ B&B accommodation at the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre
  • Coach transportation throughout the tour to support the visit programme
  • Pre-arranged visits to Lochcarron Mill & Visitor Centre Selkirk, The Scotch Whiskey Experience Silver Tour, Invisible Cities: Tour of Edinburgh, Presentation with Q & A Session with Founder Zakia, Business Problem Briefing
  • Pre-arranged 2-course evening meal at Howies Restaurant
  • Return coach transfer from Edinburgh back to the university
  • 1 in 5 free place ratio
  • 24/7 on-call service
  • Services of a dedicated Account Executive
  • Bespoke itinerary planning service
  • Online trip organiser & travel app
  • Risk management services including live trip tracking

Custom-made 4-day itinerary to Edinburgh

Day 1 – Arrive in Edinburgh & Invisible Cities Briefing

The group met at the university campus, where they were picked up by executive coach for travel to Edinburgh.

After arrival at their accommodation, the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, where they stayed for the next 3 nights, StudyLink had arranged for the group to meet with the founder of the social enterprise Invisible Cities, Zakia Moulaoui for a briefing on the business problem task.

Following this meeting, free time had been scheduled for the group to explore the local area.

Day 2 – Invisible Cities Tour

Continental breakfast served at the hotel.

In the morning, the group were met by their local tour guide for an alternative Invisible Cities tour of the lesser known area of Leith. Invisible Cities are a social enterprise that employ tour guides that have been affected by homelessness to provide a personal and authentic insight into the area’s history and future.

In the afternoon, the group had free time to work on their recommendations for the Invisible Cities' business issues task.

The evening was left free for the group to continue to explore the city’s local restaurants and area.

Day 3 – Invisible Cities Presentation & Scotch Whiskey Distillery Tour

Continental breakfast served at the hotel.

In the morning, the group presented their recommendations for the business task to Invisible Cities.

In the afternoon, the group were met by their coach for transport to their pre-arranged Scotch Whiskey Experience Silver Tour.

For their last evening in Edinburgh, StudyLink arranged a 2-course evening meal for the group at Howies Restaurant where they sampled seasonal Scottish produce.

Day 4 – Lochcarron Mill & Visitor Centre Selkirk & Arrive at University

Continental breakfast served at the hotel.

After checking out of their accommodation, the group were met by their coach for transfer to their pre-arranged visit to the Lochcarron Mill & Visitor Centre in Selkirk.

The group had the opportunity to tour the mill, where they learnt more about the history of the mill and see the production of the textiles from start to finish.

After their visit, the group boarded the coach for travel back to the university campus.