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Tourism body Visit Wales needs culture shift

The promotion of tourism in Wales should be taken out of government hands and run by the industry itself, the Welsh Conservatives have said.

UK celebrating 60th anniversary of coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

LONDON, England - Today the cities around the UK celebrated the 60th anniversary of the British monarch's coronation.

Entry price to London’s Shard provokes row between past and present...

During their combative, often bitter rivalry, the former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, has fallen out with Mayor Boris Johnson over buses, Tube fares and policing the streets.

London: recapturing the Olympics buzz

LONDON, England (eTN) - Londoners suffered collective withdrawal symptoms when the Olympic Games ended on August 11 and are now hoping to recapture some of the drama and excitement when the Paralympic

Tourism chiefs: Cornwall NOT “English” tourist destination

Its reputation as a pocket of nationalist rebellion has long formed part of Cornish folklore.

Getting ready for major tourism events

This summer, much of the world's eyes will be on London, England, and the Summer Olympic Games. Perhaps the world premier sporting event begins on July 27 and continues until August 12.

Great Britain becomes great for short breaks

LONDON, England - The number of people choosing to enjoy UK breaks rather than going abroad continues to rise with Center Parcs seeing a 400%+ increase in website visitors that are searching for UK ba

Globally confused tourists 11806 miles off track

A South African couple promised "splendid" views of the bustling Eastbourne pier from the Majestic Hotel couldn't understand why it wasn't on their GPS – until they realised they were about 19,000 k

London riots hit home

LONDON, England (eTN) - We had watched the late TV news and were shocked by the images of looting, arson, street battles, and general mayhem engulfing swathes of north, east, and south London.

HotelTravel.com slashes rates for summer events in England

PHUKET, Thailand - HotelTravel.com is slashing its already low rates for an eclectic series of fantastic events in England this summer, spotlighting each with original travel articles backed up by hot

Jane Haddon Eyre of authenticity

Director Cary Fukunaga’s new film, Jane Eyre, was shot betwixt and between the hills and dales of the Peak District of Derbyshire, England, where ancient castles and structures figure into this Vict

Bankrupt Irish running to Britain

Niall is 31 and manager of a successful fruit farm just outside Dublin.

Corinthia Hotels announces Corinthia Hotel London

LONDON, England - Today, Corinthia Hotels released further details of the five-star luxury hotel it is building in central London, which is due to open in early 2011.

Fun, sea and glory in the shadow of the Queen

(eTN) Our first Carnival seminar at sea was held on the Glory, charting a course for adventure on the New England and Atlantic Canada itinerary.

England’s roads and rail services to get a boost

LONDON (eTN) – Transport Minister Paul Clark has announced that an extra £66 million (US$96.4 million) to improve local roads in England has been allocated.

Corus Hotels selects SoftBrands Hospitality Solutions for five properties throughout England

READING, England - SoftBrands, Inc., a global supplier of enterprise application software, today announced that Corus Hotels, Ltd.

Britain’s first train e-tickets

CrossCountry has announced the launch of its new, easy way for customers to buy and collect their CrossCountry Advance tickets.

Air India to showcase Boeing 777 at Farnborough Air Show

FARNBOROUGH, England - Air India's newest Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplane arrived Saturday in Farnborough, England, ahead of Monday's opening of the Farnborough International Air Show.

Church set to welcome tourists

Parish churches are to be encouraged to open their doors to tourists under plans approved by the Church of England on Sunday.