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    Changes to the BTA Board

    2 Aug 2021

    Lord McLoughlin has stepped down as Chairman of the British Tourist Authority (BTA). We are delighted that Dame Judith Macgregor has been appointed as interim chair with immediate effect, the first female chair of the BTA.

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    UK-wide campaign to boost domestic breaks ramps up as summer holidays get underway

    21 Jul 2021

    VisitEngland in partnership with the tourism organisations of London, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales is stepping-up its UK-wide ‘Escape the Everyday’ campaign to drive domestic day trips and overnight breaks as the summer holidays begin.

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    Tourism Recovery Plan

    11 Jun 2021

    Tourism Minister Nigel Huddleston has today announced the government’s Tourism Recovery Plan.

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Tourists to UK forecast to spend record level in 2018

26 Dec 2017

It has been a record year-date for inbound tourism to the UK with growth set to continue in 2018 according to forecasts from national tourism agency VisitBritain

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Targeting European International Association Conference organisers

13 Dec 2017

This month we have hosted three European lunch events in Paris, Geneva and Brussels to provide a sales platform for UK destinations to meet International Association Conference organisers

Our News

Reaching Business Events buyers at IBTM World

12 Dec 2017

We were also delighted to receive the Best Stand Personnel Award out of 150 exhibitors at the event.

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Press Releases

Latest winners announced for tourism product development fund

11 Dec 2017

VisitEngland has today announced the latest bids to secure funding from the Discover England Fund.

Press Releases

VisitBritain, Newcastle Airport and NewcastleGateshead Initiative announce partnership to promote region to overseas visitors

11 Dec 2017

VisitBritain announces new partnership to promote NewcastleGateshead to overseas visitors