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Steve Ridgway, Tourism Sector Deal Lead
Tourism News

Steve Ridgway, Tourism Sector Deal Lead on why a sector deal is important to the industry

6 Dec 2017

After submitting the Tourism Sector Deal to Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Steve Ridgway speaks about the importance of tourism getting government backing for a Tourism Sector Deal.

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Tourism News

Tourism Sector Deal: the latest

28 Nov 2017

The Government has now published the next stage of the Modern Industrial Strategy, with tourism now recognised and included.

Tourism News

VisitBritain/VisitEngland welcome UK Government Tourism Action Plan

26 Aug 2016

Today sees the publication of the Government’s Tourism Action Plan and we welcome the Government’s plans to ensure the continued success of the tourism industry which last year generated £22.1 billion in spending from inbound tourism to the UK and £19.6 billion from domestic tourism spend in England, both record results.

Tourism News

Karen Bradley MP as the new Secretary of State for Department for Culture Media and Sport

15 Jul 2016

New Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Karen Bradley MP as the new Secretary of State for Department for Culture, Media and Sport.