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Press Releases
27 May 2016

Double-digit growth in visits and spend from Aussies and Kiwis during Rugby World Cup period

On the back of a report this week showing the Rugby World Cup 2015 was the most economically-successful ever,...

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Press Releases
23 May 2016

China moves into UK’s top 10 most valuable inbound markets

Records have been set in 2015 for inbound visits with strong growth from Britain’s major inbound markets including...

Press Releases
20 May 2016

Best-ever first quarter for inbound visits to UK

Figures out today show that the first three months of the year have set a record for inbound visits to the UK.

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Press Releases
19 May 2016

‘Home of Amazing Moments’ tourism campaign launches to get Brits to ‘holiday at home’

In the run-up to May half-term and the summer holiday season VisitEngland has today (19 May) launched its largest...

Press Releases
18 May 2016

VisitBritain and Hainan Airlines Group sign MoU to boost numbers of Chinese visitors to Britain

Britain’s national tourism body VisitBritain has today (May 18) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with...

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Press Releases
11 May 2016

Bidding now open for multi-million pound fund to boost tourism across England

Bids are now being called for VisitEngland’s £40 million fund to drive tourism growth across England. The Discover...

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Press Releases
3 May 2016

Historic win for Leicester City could boost football tourism to Britain

The value of ‘football tourism’ to the UK’s visitor economy could be in for a boost following Leicester City’s...

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