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DCMS announce the new Chair of British Tourist Authority (BTA) and the Chair of the VisitEngland Advisory Board

26 May 2020

The Secretary of State has appointed Rt Hon Sir Patrick McLoughlin CH as Chair of the British Tourist Authority and Nick de Bois as Chair of the VisitEngland Advisory Board.

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VisitEngland announces launch of virtual English Tourism Week

21 May 2020

VisitEngland has today announced that this year’s English Tourism Week to highlight the economic importance and value of tourism to local economies across England is going virtual.

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VisitBritain launches virtual business events showcase ‘MeetGB Virtual’

14 May 2020

VisitBritain has today announced that its flagship annual Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) event MeetGB, will this year be run as a virtual educational event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and will take place on the 17 and 23 June 2020.

Tourism News

Latest COVID-19 support available to businesses

4 May 2020

New top up to local business grants fund scheme announced and Bounce Back Loan Scheme opens for applications

Tourism News

Round up of latest COVID-19 updates, week ending 1 May

1 May 2020

Round up of latest COVID-19 updates, week ending 1 May