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VisitBritain continues to spread the love with its ‘Love is Great’ Campaign

9 Mar 2017

VisitBritain continues to celebrate equality and diversity in the UK as it marks the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in England and Wales with the launch of its latest Love is GREAT campaign, targeting LGBTQ audiences

Press Releases

Global travel event ExploreGB comes to NewcastleGateshead in 2018

3 Mar 2017

VisitBritain has announced that its flagship annual travel trade event ExploreGB is to be held in NewcastleGateshead in 2018.

Chris Foy, Head of Business Visits & Events
Press Releases

Chris Foy appointed Head of Business Visits & Events

30 Mar 2016

VisitBritain and VisitEngland have today (30 March 2016) announced the appointment of a new Head of Business Visits & Events, Chris Foy.

Screenshot of our new BritAgent Russian training module
Our News

New module for Russian travel trade on visas

30 Mar 2016

A new visa module dedicated to the Russian travel trade has launched as a part of our free online travel educational programme, BritAgent. The new learning module is designed to support travel agents in Russia with understanding the visa application process to enable the trade to sell Britain more effectively to their clients.

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Inbound Research & Insights

Records broken for number of international visits to UK in January

24 Mar 2016

New figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that more than 2.5 million visits were made in January 2016, a new January record, up 6% on the same month last year. Overseas visitors spent £1.28 billion while in the UK during January 2016, 3% less than the same month in 2015.