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A group of people walking over a bridge in the countryside
Press Releases
10 Dec 2021

VisitBritain launches new fund for DMCs and inbound tour operators to build back demand for Britain

VisitBritain launches new fund for DMCs and inbound tour operators to build back demand for Britain

Our News
16 Nov 2021

VisitBritain/VisitEngland appoints Paul Black as Head of Business Events

VisitBritain/VisitEngland appoints Paul Black as Head of Business Events

Lorry Middleton, Tourism Superstar winner 2020
Our News
12 Nov 2021

Nominations open for Tourism Superstar 2022 - teams welcome

Nominate your Tourism Superstar 2022

Ribbons showing VisitEngland Accolade 2020-21 categories - Quality Food and Drink; Hidden Gem; Gold; Best Told Story; Welcome.
Press Releases
3 Nov 2021

VisitEngland announces Visitor Attraction Accolade Winners 2020-21

VisitEngland has today announced the latest winners of its Visitor Attraction Accolades for 2020 and 2021...

St Paul's at dusk with a purple sky
Press Releases
27 Oct 2021

VisitBritain to showcase the very best of business events at ‘MeetGB Virtual’ 2022

VisitBritain has today announced that registration is open for its free flagship business event, ‘MeetGB Virtual’...

A young boy and dad walking onto a football pitch wearing red shirts.
Press Releases
20 Oct 2021

VisitBritain research highlights football’s importance in boosting inbound tourism

New research from national tourism agency VisitBritain demonstrates the increasing importance of football in driving...

A group of people in costumes smiling and dancing on a pier
Press Releases
8 Oct 2021

Applications open for VisitBritain’s flagship international trade event ‘ExploreGB’

Applications have now opened for VisitBritain’s flagship international trade event ‘ExploreGB,’ being held virutally...

A smiling man in a wheelchair takes a selfie outside Nottingham Castle
Our News
8 Oct 2021

Days Out campaign to boost domestic tourism goes live

The National Lottery Days Out campaign launched to promote off-season day trips to UK-wide attractions

World Tourism Day logo
Tourism News
27 Sep 2021

Shining a light on accessibility on World Tourism Day 2021

Statement by our Deputy CEO, Patricia Yates

Inside of a glass domed Business events venue with stands and colourful bunting
Press Releases
16 Sep 2021

VisitBritain’s Domestic Support Fund awards a total of £200,000 to help kick-start the UK business events industry

Applications have now closed for VisitBritain’s Domestic Support Fund, an initiative that was designed to help kick-...

Nadine Dorries SOS for DCMS
Tourism News
15 Sep 2021

Nadine Dorries MP appointed as the new Secretary of State for DCMS

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Nadine Dorries MP as the new Secretary of State for Department for...

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Tourism News
14 Sep 2021

The de Bois review: an independent review of Destination Management Organisations in England published

The de Bois review of Destination Management Organisations in England, commissioned by DCMS has been published.

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