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Deer in front of Windsor Castle
Press Releases
20 Dec 2018

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

VisitEngland’s Christmas Trip Tracker Survey released today shows that more than 13 million Brits (26%) are planning...

Press Releases
19 Dec 2018

UK expecting a boost in overseas visitors during festive season

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

Ian Edwards joins BTA board
Our News
17 Dec 2018

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

Lord Elis- Thomas, Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism for the National Assembly for Wales has appointed Ian...

SAlly Balcombe, English Destinations Forum
Our News
28 Nov 2018

English Destinations Forum 2018

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

Our News
27 Nov 2018

Tourism sector deal update

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

Press Releases
27 Nov 2018

VisitBritain welcomes Eurostar and Virgin Trains partnership to drive international business events to the UK

VisitBritain today welcomes a new Eurostar and Virgin Trains partnership to offer a united travel service for the...

Afternoon tea
Press Releases
26 Nov 2018

VisitEngland re-launches Entry Level and Taste Schemes nationally

VisitEngland has today, 26 November, re-launched its Entry Level and Taste accreditation schemes for accommodation...

Press Releases
20 Nov 2018

VisitBritain collaborates with China-based internet company Tencent on new racing game ‘QQ Speed’

National tourism agency VisitBritain has collaborated with leading China-based internet technology and cultural...

Coppa Club
Press Releases
16 Nov 2018

UK could expect boost in visits from the United States during Thanksgiving week

The UK could look forward to a rise in visitors from the United States (US) during Thanksgiving week with flight...

Delegates sitting at meeting tables discussing business at DestinationBritain China
Press Releases
15 Nov 2018

Best of destination Britain on show as VisitBritain hosts 10th annual travel trade event to China

More than 90 travel trade and industry suppliers are set to show why Britain is the must-go-now destination to...

Chef holding lobster pot by the coast in Yorkshire
Press Releases
7 Nov 2018

VisitBritain welcomes leading USA travel agents to discover Britain’s food and drink culture

VisitBritain will this week welcome 21 travel agents to the UK after partnering with a leading USA travel operator...

Screengrab of Events are GREAT website
Our News
31 Oct 2018

New website positions Britain as leading events destination

We’ve launched our new Events are GREAT website, raising awareness of the UK as a world-class business events...

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