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VisitBritain hosts first UK travel trade roadshow to Australia in a decade

29 Apr 2016

Some of the best of ‘destination’ Britain will on show to hundreds of Australian travel agents and operators next week as VisitBritain hosts its first travel trade roadshow to the country since 2006. The VisitBritain roadshow will travel through Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane from May 3-5 with 19 UK suppliers.

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Records broken for number of international visits to UK in February

22 Apr 2016

New figures show that a new February record has been set for the number of international visits to the UK, up 8% on the same month last year, with spend also up 6%.

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UK tourism hoping for international boost as world’s media turns its spotlight on Britain this week

20 Apr 2016

Britain as a tourist destination will be in the global media spotlight in the coming days with Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday, the arrival of US President Barack Obama, and the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and VisitBritain is hoping for a boost in visitor numbers with these milestone events and their chance to showcase the best of ‘destination’ Britain to the world.

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UK tourism hoping for global social media shout-out during US President’s visit

14 Apr 2016

Britain as a tourism destination will be in the global social media spotlight with the arrival of US President Barack Obama next week.

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New campaign highlights Great Britain & Northern Ireland as home of amazing moments to encourage Brits to holiday at home.

13 Apr 2016

VisitEngland is launching its largest domestic marketing campaign for 2016 next month to promote memorable ‘moments’ that can only be experienced across the nations and regions of Great Britain & Northern Ireland.