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Amanda Hills-Balfour, founder, Hills Balfour, and Craig Compagnone, executive vice president, MMGY

Amanda Hills-Balfour, founder, Hills Balfour, and Craig Compagnone, executive vice president, MMGY

12 March 2018 Videos

Hills Balfour has officially joined forces with MMGY Global, the world’s largest integrated marketing company specialising in travel and hospitality, with the deal announced at ITB Berlin. Here Breaking Travel News speaks to Amanda Hills-Balfour, founder, Hills Balfour, and Craig Compagnone, executive vice president of ‎business strategy for MMGY Global, about the deal and what it means for their respective clients.

Finn Partners acquires UK-based Brighter Group

Finn Partners acquires UK-based Brighter Group

8 January 2018 Organisations & Operators

Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, has acquired The Brighter Group, a London-based PR and marketing firm focused on the travel and tourism sector. Debbie Flynn, founder of the Brighter Group, will serve as managing partner, while Steve Dunne, current chairman of the Brighter Group, will become senior partner, strategy.

Major improvements for group visitors at Stonehenge

Major improvements for group visitors at Stonehenge

19 April 2017 Tourism News

English Heritage has opened a newly-designed permanent coach park at Stonehenge. It marks the completion of the first phase of a major improvement project aimed at giving tour groups arriving by coach a better and more streamlined welcome to the World Heritage Site and at easing pressure points for all visitors at the popular site at peak times.

British Museum holds on to UK top tourism spot

British Museum holds on to UK top tourism spot

The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions has announced its members’ visitor figures for 2015 today, which saw an average increase of 1.61 per cent on 2014 visitor numbers to London attractions. Scottish attractions had the greatest increase of 5.48 per cent. Overall 124.4 million visits were made to the top 230 ALVA sites in 2015.