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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

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VisitEngland announces Awards for Excellence finalists

9 Mar 2017

VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017, the most prestigious awards in English Tourism.

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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.

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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.

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Records broken for number of international visits to UK in January

24 Mar 2016

New figures out today show that a new January record has been set for the numbers of international visits to the UK, up 6% on the same month last year. The Office for National Statistics figures show that more than 2.5 million visits were made in January 2016 with visitors spending £1.28 billion.