The following projects have been awarded up to £250,000 (and are 20% match-funded). These are:
Royal Racecourses – The Sport of Kings
Cheshire West and Chester Council are creating experience-led itineraries for visitors from China and the Middle East, incorporating world-famous race-courses (Ascot, Newmarket, York and Chester) with luxury accommodation offers, in heritage locations.
Contiki, the youth travel company
Contiki is developing new packages for 18-35 year olds targeting visitors from Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, New Zealand, South Africa and USA. These will include iconic landmarks, heritage locations and accommodation.
Creating English City Food Hubs
Destination Bristol is trialling an urban ‘food and drink hub’ concept to promote the area’s growing reputation as a destination for produce. The template will be rolled out to other urban areas.