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Britain in the spotlight at PCMA Convening Leaders conference in Texas

10 Jan 2017

As part of our drive to highlight Britain as the destination of choice for international meetings and conventions, we teamed up with the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) to co-host the first ever #GREATdebate at the PCMA Convening Leaders conference in Austin, Texas on 10 January 2017. 

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VisitBritain and PCMA join forces to deliver the #Greatdebate at Convening Leaders in Austin

5 Jan 2017

VisitBritain and PCMA have teamed up to deliver the first ever #Greatdebate at PCMA Convening Leaders conference in Austin, Texas.

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Highest August ever for overseas visits to UK

21 Oct 2016

New figures released today show that it was a record-breaking August for inbound tourism to the UK with 3.8 million visits, up 2% on the same month last year.

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Strong growth in visits from mix of inbound markets

14 Jul 2016

Latest figures released by VisitBritain show strong growth from markets including the US, Germany and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the first quarter of 2016, underpinning the best ever first quarter for total inbound visits.

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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).