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VisitEngland announces launch of virtual English Tourism Week

21 May 2020

VisitEngland has today announced that this year’s English Tourism Week to highlight the economic importance and value of tourism to local economies across England is going virtual.

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COVID-19 (new coronavirus) - latest information and advice for businesses

19 May 2020

Update on the COVID-19 including advice and support for businesses

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VisitBritain launches virtual business events showcase ‘MeetGB Virtual’

14 May 2020

VisitBritain has today announced that its flagship annual Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) event MeetGB, will this year be run as a virtual educational event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and will take place on the 17 and 23 June 2020.

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New industry standard in development in response to COVID-19

5 May 2020

A clear ask of us from the industry is to develop a common industry standard quality mark that would provide a ‘ring of confidence’ for tourism businesses, attractions and destinations, as well as reassurance to visitors that businesses have clear processes in place as restrictions are lifted.

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Latest COVID-19 support available to businesses

4 May 2020

New top up to local business grants fund scheme announced and Bounce Back Loan Scheme opens for applications