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Millions of Brits plan a trip in the UK during festive season bringing £2.6 billion boost to the economy

20 Dec 2018

VisitEngland’s Christmas Trip Tracker Survey released today shows that more than 13 million Brits (26%) are planning an overnight trip in the UK during the Christmas and New Year period, bringing an estimated £2.6 billion boost to the economy.

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UK expecting a boost in overseas visitors during festive season

19 Dec 2018

The UK is expecting a rise in overseas visitors during Christmas and into the New Year.

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Ian Edwards appointed to represent Wales on the British Tourist Authority board

17 Dec 2018

Lord Elis- Thomas, Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism for the National Assembly for Wales has appointed Ian Edwards as the British Tourist Authority Boards’ (BTA) newest board member.

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Our News

English Destinations Forum 2018

28 Nov 2018

The English Destinations Forum took place today to update industry on our activities.

Our News

Tourism sector deal update

27 Nov 2018

BTA chair Steve Ridgway welcomes today’s news that an official negotiation for a tourism sector deal has been confirmed by the UK Government.