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Grant applications re-open for VisitBritain’s Business Events Growth Programme, supporting the growth of international business events in the UK

20 May 2019

Following a highly successful three years, VisitBritain is once again dedicating funds to support development of international business events in the UK.

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VisitBritain/VisitEngland highlights importance of gardens to tourism at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

16 May 2019

The importance of British gardens to tourism is being highlighted by VisitBritain/VisitEngland during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show as part of the national tourism agency’s 50th anniversary celebrations in 2019.

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VisitEngland and the National Autistic Society launch guide to help tourism businesses

2 May 2018

VisitEngland and the National Autistic Society and England’s Inclusive Tourism Action Group are today launching a web-based guide to help tourism businesses overcome barriers to welcoming autistic people.

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

27 May 2016

On the back of a report this week showing the Rugby World Cup 2015 was the most economically-successful ever, figures out from VisitBritain show double-digit growth in the number of visits from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa from October to December last year

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

23 May 2016

Records have been set in 2015 for inbound visits with strong growth from Britain’s major inbound markets including the US and Europe and double digit growth from newer markets China & the United Arab Emirates (UAE).