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Press Releases
29 Dec 2016

Positive growth forecast for inbound tourism to the UK in 2017

Forecasts from VisitBritain, the national tourism agency, indicate that 2017 is set to be another record year for...

Press Releases
19 Dec 2016

Millions of Brits plan domestic Christmas and New Year trips

More than 11 and a half million Brits are planning a holiday in the UK over the Christmas and New Year period...

Press Releases
7 Dec 2016

VisitBritain announces first successful applicants from Event Support Programme

VisitBritain is today announcing the successful applicants to receive year one funding from its Event Support...

Inbound Research & Insights
6 Dec 2016

New research on the impact of exchange rate on tourism to Britain

We’ve published a new research report examining the impact of the exchange rate on tourism to Britain.

Press Releases
5 Dec 2016

VisitBritain launches partnership to attract more Chinese visitors to Britain

VisitBritain has today (5 December) celebrated its milestone partnerships with Hainan Airlines (HNA Group) and...

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Press Releases
1 Dec 2016

The search begins for Norway's biggest Premier League football fan

VisitBritain has teamed up with Norwegian broadcaster TV2 and #KulTour to find Norway’s biggest Premier League fan...

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Press Releases
29 Nov 2016

Dinosaur sightings spike as social media stars ‘Trex Tuesdays’ tour Britain

Although thought to be extinct, the Tyrannosaurus Rex has recently been spotted across Britain – and there are...

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Our News
22 Nov 2016

Celebrate your industry: English Tourism Week 2017

Find out more about English Tourism Week 2017 including how to get involved, and nominate your Tourism Superstar....

Press Releases
18 Nov 2016

VisitBritain hosts tourism mission to China & first trade event to South Korea in more than five years

VisitBritain is this week hosting its largest ever tourism mission to China, followed by its first trade event to...

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Inbound Research & Insights
18 Nov 2016

September inbound tourism figures available

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have released the number of international visits to the UK for September...

Press Releases
17 Nov 2016

Set in New York, filmed in the UK; Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them captures the magic of the British film industry

Leading up to the 18 November release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the UK Government’s GREAT Britain...

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Press Releases
2 Nov 2016

VisitBritain bolsters its Business Visits and Events team with new appointments

VisitBritain today (2 November) announced further appointments to its Business Visits and Events team, headed up by...

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