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

30 Mar 2017

A 79-year-old grandmother has been named the winner of a VisitBritain competition to find China’s biggest Premier League fan and bring them on a dream football trip to the UK.

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

27 Mar 2017

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

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Inbound Research & Insights

January 2017 inbound tourism figures available

24 Mar 2017

The latest IPS figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that the UK received 2.9 million overseas visits in January, up 11% year-on-year, to set a new January record.

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VisitBritain launches search for America’s super Premier League fan

16 Mar 2017

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

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UK stars promote Britain in new global magazine

16 Mar 2017

Opera star Katherine Jenkins and literary hero Jane Austen are among the cultural icons helping to promote Britain to the world in VisitBritain’s new international ‘Imagination’ magazine.