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Shrigley appointed as guest director for Bright Festival

Shrigley appointed as guest director for Bright Festival

4 October 2017 Travel Events News

Brighton Festival has announced that the 2018 guest director is the Brighton-based visual artist David Shrigley. Best known for his distinctive drawing style and works that make satirical comments on the absurdity of 21st-century society, Shrigley’s darkly humorous compositions reflect the inconsequential, the bizarre, and the disquieting elements of daily life.

UKinbound urges Chinese visa reform as Golden Week begins

UKinbound urges Chinese visa reform as Golden Week begins

27 September 2017 Tourism News

UKinbound is urging the government to make its two-year reduced cost multi entry Chinese visa pilot a permanent scheme. The scheme is due to end in January 2018, however with China’s Golden Week holiday set to begin on Sunday, UKinbound has surveyed its tour operator members to find out what impact the visa pilot has had on their businesses to date.

Epic Apart Hotel completes £1m expansion in Liverpool

Epic Apart Hotel completes £1m expansion in Liverpool

20 September 2017 Hotel News

Epic Apart Hotel is set to complete a £1 million expansion at its Duke Street property. The refurbished Victorian building, which originally boasted 17 modern apartments, has increased in size by 7,000 sq ft, giving Epic’s third property in the city seven additional apartments.

Delegates prepare for Greater Manchester Tourism Conference 2017

Delegates prepare for Greater Manchester Tourism Conference 2017

19 September 2017 Travel Events News Tourism News

Tourism and hospitality professionals from across the region will come together next month for the second annual Greater Manchester Tourism Conference organised by Marketing Manchester, part of the Growth Company. The event will take place on Wednesday October 11th in the Pavilion at Emirates Old Trafford and will feature a busy and stimulating programme including thought-provoking talks, interviews and presentations from high-profile speakers, business insights and a look at future travel trends.