Skyscanner gets a-head for heights at The Edinburgh Festival

Skyscanner gets a-head for heights at The Edinburgh Festival

Edinburgh based flight search engine Skyscanner.net will be sponsoring Festival in the Sky at this year’s Edinburgh Festival.

Skyscanner presents Festival in the Sky is tipped to be the star attraction of this year’s festival with hundreds of diners heading to The Sky Gardens in Princes Street Gardens, where the attraction will be based.

This unique dining experience, which has entertained guests the world over with appearances in Toronto, Paris and Las Vegas, will be premiering at the Edinburgh Festival from 1-31 August.

Diners can choose from gourmet breakfast, lunch or high tea “flights”, all of which come with a spectacular 360 degree vista of Edinburgh’s skyline from the 22-seater table suspended 100 feet above the ground. Comedy performances and guest chef demonstrations will also be on offer.

The sponsorship deal gives Skyscanner naming rights with branding on all marketing collateral and site infrastructure, including the 20 ft long table in the sky.

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Commenting on the sponsorship deal, Frank Skivington, Skyscanner’s Sales & Marketing Director said, “As an international company based in Edinburgh, the Edinburgh Festival presents an ideal medium for us to market Skyscanner.net to a worldwide audience. Skyscanner presents Festival in the Sky is the perfect product through which to achieve this with the obvious flight/sky connection and the fact that it is such a unique, innovative and attention grabbing attraction.”

Festival in the Sky is being brought to Scotland by DADA Ventures.  Oli Norman, Managing Director of DADA, said: “We’re delighted to have Skyscanner on board with this ambitious and exciting DADA Venture.

“Festival in the Sky presents a really unique platform from which Skyscanner can reach a global audience from their base in Edinburgh and we’re looking forward to a successful and mutually beneficial partnership throughout the month of August.  Skyscanner is a world class company and having a flight search engine as our title sponsor makes the whole Festival in the Sky flight experience complete.”