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Lake district Wastwater OMGB campaign
Press Releases
19 May 2016

‘Home of Amazing Moments’ tourism campaign launches to get Brits to ‘holiday at home’

In the run-up to May half-term and the summer holiday season VisitEngland has today (19 May) launched its largest...

Press Releases
18 May 2016

VisitBritain and Hainan Airlines Group sign MoU to boost numbers of Chinese visitors to Britain

Britain’s national tourism body VisitBritain has today (May 18) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with...

Young boy in Armour holding a bird
Press Releases
11 May 2016

Bidding now open for multi-million pound fund to boost tourism across England

Bids are now being called for VisitEngland’s £40 million fund to drive tourism growth across England. The Discover...

Football is GREAT logo
Press Releases
3 May 2016

Historic win for Leicester City could boost football tourism to Britain

The value of ‘football tourism’ to the UK’s visitor economy could be in for a boost following Leicester City’s...

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Press Releases
29 Apr 2016

VisitBritain hosts first UK travel trade roadshow to Australia in a decade

Some of the best of ‘destination’ Britain will on show to hundreds of Australian travel agents and operators next...

Press Releases
22 Apr 2016

Records broken for number of international visits to UK in February

New figures show that a new February record has been set for the number of international visits to the UK, up 8% on...

Family with two children walking past the Globe Theatre
Press Releases
20 Apr 2016

UK tourism hoping for international boost as world’s media turns its spotlight on Britain this week

Britain as a tourist destination will be in the global media spotlight in the coming days with Her Majesty The Queen...

14 Apr 2016

UK tourism hoping for global social media shout-out during US President’s visit

Britain as a tourism destination will be in the global social media spotlight with the arrival of US President...

13 Apr 2016

New campaign highlights Great Britain & Northern Ireland as home of amazing moments to encourage Brits to holiday at home.

VisitEngland is launching its largest domestic marketing campaign for 2016 next month to promote memorable ‘moments...

Press Releases
13 Apr 2016

VisitBritain wins gold award in Beijing for its work in getting businesses in the North of England ‘China-ready’

VisitBritain’s work to increase the welcome and services that Chinese visitors to England experience has been...

Yorkshire moors
Press Releases
11 Apr 2016

New figures show increase in domestic tourism for 2015, with overnight trips up 11% and record breaking spending

The latest results from the Great Britain Tourism Survey (GBTS) published today reveal strong growth in domestic...

Chris Foy, Head of Business Visits & Events
Press Releases
30 Mar 2016

Chris Foy appointed Head of Business Visits & Events

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

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