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    Changes to the BTA Board

    2 Aug 2021

    Lord McLoughlin has stepped down as Chairman of the British Tourist Authority (BTA). We are delighted that Dame Judith Macgregor has been appointed as interim chair with immediate effect, the first female chair of the BTA.

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    UK-wide campaign to boost domestic breaks ramps up as summer holidays get underway

    21 Jul 2021

    VisitEngland in partnership with the tourism organisations of London, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales is stepping-up its UK-wide ‘Escape the Everyday’ campaign to drive domestic day trips and overnight breaks as the summer holidays begin.

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    Tourism Recovery Plan

    11 Jun 2021

    Tourism Minister Nigel Huddleston has today announced the government’s Tourism Recovery Plan.

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UK-wide Escape the Everyday campaign launches to boost domestic breaks through autumn and winter

16 Sep 2020

VisitEngland in partnership with the tourism organisations of London, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales has launched a UK-wide campaign to encourage people to take a domestic break.

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Access new distributor channels on TXGB

18 Sep 2019

VisitBritain Shop and Marketing Manchester have both joined as distributors on Tourism Exchange GB (TXGB), a new platform for English suppliers to reach global distributors.

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Tourism News

Helen Whately MP appointed as new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism

11 Sep 2019

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced Helen Whately MP is the new Minister for Tourism, replacing Rebecca Pow MP as the new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism.

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VisitEngland steps up campaign to get young Brits to holiday at home

4 Sep 2019

VisitEngland has launched the next phase of its campaign to get more young Brits to take a short break at home with a series of new short films and images.

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Our funding for 2020/21 announced

4 Sep 2019

The Government has today given its spending review statement and DCMS has confirmed the top line figures for our funding settlement for 2020/21.