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UK tourism hoping for international boost as world’s media turns its spotlight on Britain this week

20 Apr 2016

Britain as a tourist destination will be in the global media spotlight in the coming days with Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday, the arrival of US President Barack Obama, and the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and VisitBritain is hoping for a boost in visitor numbers with these milestone events and their chance to showcase the best of ‘destination’ Britain to the world.

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GREAT China naming campaign wins another award

15 Apr 2016

Our GREAT China naming campaign won the Marketing Campaign of the Year SME at the CIM Marketing Excellence Awards.

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Press Releases

UK tourism hoping for global social media shout-out during US President’s visit

14 Apr 2016

Britain as a tourism destination will be in the global social media spotlight with the arrival of US President Barack Obama next week.

Press Releases

VisitBritain wins gold award in Beijing for its work in getting businesses in the North of England ‘China-ready’

13 Apr 2016

VisitBritain’s work to increase the welcome and services that Chinese visitors to England experience has been recognised with a gold award in the service quality category of the Chinese Tourist Welcome Awards 2016 held today (Wednesday 13 April) in Beijing.

Press Releases

New campaign highlights Great Britain & Northern Ireland as home of amazing moments to encourage Brits to holiday at home.

13 Apr 2016

VisitEngland is launching its largest domestic marketing campaign for 2016 next month to promote memorable ‘moments’ that can only be experienced across the nations and regions of Great Britain & Northern Ireland.