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Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP is the new Secretary of State for DCMS

14 Feb 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP as the new Secretary of State for Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

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Press Releases

British Tourist Authority to celebrate 50th anniversary at Tower of London event with Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall

10 Feb 2020

The contribution of tourism to the UK economy is being highlighted this week as Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall join VisitBritain/VisitEngland to mark the British Tourist Authority’s (BTA) 50th anniversary.

We want to reassure you that you will still be able to visit the UK. Here’s some practical information so that you can book your trips with confidence. Nothing will change until at least 2021. We look forward to welcoming you soon. For more questions and
Our News

EU Exit Reassurance assets available for industry

31 Jan 2020

As the UK leaves the EU on 31 January, VisitBritain has launched reassurance assets including a film, instastories and an infographic in multiple European languages that are being used across all our social media channels.

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Preparing your business for when the UK leaves the EU

30 Jan 2020

 This page links you to the key information available from the UK Government.

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Press Releases

VisitEngland launches Peppa Pig inspired campaign to encourage families with young children to take a break at home

28 Jan 2020

VisitEngland has this week launched a digital campaign to promote family-friendly experiences in a bid to get more families with young children to take short breaks in England.