Tag: VisitBritain

Belfast to host VisitBritain’s 2020 global travel trade event
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Belfast to host VisitBritain’s 2020 global travel trade event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019

VisitBritain has today announced that its flagship annual travel trade event ‘Explore Great Britain (GB) and Northern Ireland’ is to ... Read More

VisitBritain announces four new US appointments
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VisitBritain announces four new US appointments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019

VisitBritain has named four new appointments joining the United States (US) region across the business events, trade and communications team. ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges
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ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Venue and destination members of the ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter voiced positive attitudes and commitment to the challenges of ... Read More

ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries
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ePassport Gates ease entry into UK for citizens of US, Canada and five other countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Citizens of the US and Canada are among seven countries who can now use ePassport gates, giving easier and faster ... Read More

Jane Austen leads the way for a new themed guided tour of Winchester in England 
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Jane Austen leads the way for a new themed guided tour of Winchester in England 

editor editor- March 25, 2019

In conjunction with Winchester Cathedral, Visit Hampshire announced a new Jane Austen-themed product to meet increased demand from US visitors ... Read More

Tourism industry reacts with dismay at prospect of funding cut
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Tourism industry reacts with dismay at prospect of funding cut

editor editor- June 21, 2013

LONDON, England - Inbound tour operators have reacted with dismay at rumours that VisitBritain, the government agency responsible for promoting ... Read More

It’s official: Olympics did not bankrupt London tourism
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It’s official: Olympics did not bankrupt London tourism

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 14, 2013

One of the perks of being able to attend the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual Global Tourism Summit ... Read More

VisitBritain goes to Tokyo to secure more business from Japan
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VisitBritain goes to Tokyo to secure more business from Japan

editor editor- November 22, 2012

VisitBritain is leading a tourism delegation to Japan, the home of 1.7 million High Net Worth Individuals second only to ... Read More

VisitBritain unveils new strategy plan
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VisitBritain unveils new strategy plan

editor editor- October 11, 2012

LONDON, England - VisitBritain has launched a consultation on an ambitious growth plan which aims to attract 40 million visitors ... Read More

British tourism recruits James Bond to attract foreign visitors
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British tourism recruits James Bond to attract foreign visitors

editor editor- October 5, 2012

James Bond is going to try to do for the UK what the Olympic Games failed to accomplish this summer ... Read More

London Olympics: And the winners are…
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London Olympics: And the winners are…

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- July 10, 2012

The debate on whether the 2012 Summer Olympic Games will bankrupt London’s travel and tourism industry may have long dissipated, ... Read More

United Kingdom’s APD:  Tax from hell?
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United Kingdom’s APD: Tax from hell?

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 3, 2012

(eTN) - The increase in United Kingdom’s Air Passenger Duty on April 1 has become a major cause of contention ... Read More

London Olympics: On par to destroy travel and tourism?
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London Olympics: On par to destroy travel and tourism?

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- February 23, 2012

Tour operators in the United Kingdom are waiting with bated breath, as the date gets closer and closer to July ... Read More

UK: Come on tourists, British weather not THAT bad
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UK: Come on tourists, British weather not THAT bad

editor editor- February 10, 2012

British government is to use the UK's most changeable feature to promote the country by trying to convince visitors the ... Read More

Great Britain World Tour premieres in Hollywood
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Great Britain World Tour premieres in Hollywood

editor editor- September 30, 2011

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Great Britain is in celebration mode and we're all invited. Read More

Riots leave UK tourism untarnished
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Riots leave UK tourism untarnished

editor editor- August 12, 2011

VisitBritain has said Britain has a strong and positive image overseas and we hope these incidents will be short-lived and ... Read More

ETOA and UKinbound join forces with VisitBritain
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ETOA and UKinbound join forces with VisitBritain

editor editor- August 5, 2011

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) and UKinbound have joined forces with VisitBritain to deliver a unique business-to-business event in ... Read More

US Olympic Committee, VisitBritain announce “Team USA: Britain Bound”
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US Olympic Committee, VisitBritain announce “Team USA: Britain Bound”

editor editor- July 28, 2011

NEW YORK - The U.S. Olympic Committee and VisitBritain today announced “Team USA: Britain Bound,” a first-of-its kind, interactive program ... Read More

An Olympic bubble
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An Olympic bubble

editor editor- June 24, 2011

As a Brit, living close to London, I am incredibly excited by the prospect of the Olympics coming to me. Read More

What the first-ever UNWTO Global Tourism Forum in Andorra achieved
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What the first-ever UNWTO Global Tourism Forum in Andorra achieved

editor editor- March 24, 2011

Never in the history of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and, perhaps, in the history of the global travel ... Read More

Answer the phone, it might be Britain calling!
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Answer the phone, it might be Britain calling!

editor editor- September 26, 2009

VisitBritain, the national tourist office for England, Scotland, and Wales, along with Virgin Atlantic Airways, brought a piece of Britain ... Read More

Tough new visa regulations for visitors to the UK
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Tough new visa regulations for visitors to the UK

editor editor- March 5, 2009

A series of new UK visa regulations comes into force this month, as a result of an extensive review by ... Read More

UK tourism: over-priced, over-rated and at risk
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UK tourism: over-priced, over-rated and at risk

editor editor- February 4, 2009

Chairman of VisitBritain, Christopher Rodrigues, has warned Britain's tourism industry to brace itself for more than 50,000 job losses in ... Read More

Another tourism CEO to quit
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Another tourism CEO to quit

editor editor- November 7, 2008

LONDON (eTN) – This season is really turning up to be the season for exiting chief executives of tourism organizations. Read More

Anger at pre-2012 tourism budget
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Anger at pre-2012 tourism budget

editor editor- August 19, 2008

The British government has been criticised for slashing investment in promoting Britain abroad in the run-up to the 2012 London ... Read More

Tourism society statement on VisitBritian restructuring
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Tourism society statement on VisitBritian restructuring

editor editor- August 2, 2008

VisitBritain has announced a restructuring as a result of its recent consultations with the industry, as part of the Framework ... Read More

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