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Press Releases
30 Mar 2017

79-year-old ‘Granny Liu’ voted China’s biggest Premier League fan in VisitBritain competition

A 79-year-old grandmother has been named the winner of a VisitBritain competition to find China’s biggest Premier...

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Press Releases
27 Mar 2017

English Tourism Week gets underway with events across the country (25 March - 2 April)

The best of English tourism is on show as the nation celebrates English Tourism Week with events and activities...

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Inbound Research & Insights
24 Mar 2017

January 2017 inbound tourism figures available

The latest IPS figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that the UK received 2.9 million overseas...

Press Releases
16 Mar 2017

UK stars promote Britain in new global magazine

Opera star Katherine Jenkins and literary hero Jane Austen are among the cultural icons helping to promote Britain...

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Press Releases
16 Mar 2017

VisitBritain launches search for America’s super Premier League fan

VisitBritain has launched a competition to find America’s biggest Premier League fan and send them on a dream trip...

Press Releases
14 Mar 2017

VisitBritain and British Airways launch campaign to attract more visitors from South Africa

VisitBritain and British Airways launch campaign to attract more visitors from South Africa

Press Releases
9 Mar 2017

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

VisitBritain continues to celebrate equality and diversity in the UK as it marks the 50th anniversary of the...

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Press Releases
9 Mar 2017

VisitEngland announces Awards for Excellence finalists

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

Press Releases
3 Mar 2017

Global travel event ExploreGB comes to NewcastleGateshead in 2018

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

Press Releases
21 Feb 2017

UK tourism industry gathers to sell destination Britain to world

VisitBritain is gearing up to host its largest ever global tourism trade event to promote destination Britain to the...

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Press Releases
21 Feb 2017

Literary attractions a holiday draw for more than half of Brits

To mark the 20th anniversary of World Book Day on 2nd March 2017 new research from VisitEngland shows that more than...

Press Releases
17 Feb 2017

New figures show 2016 a record-breaker for inbound tourism

New figures out today show more overseas visitors came to the UK last year than ever before.

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