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UK Royal baby on board

UK Royal baby on board

16th Jul 2013 Press Release Tourism News Organisations & Operators

As the nation waits with bated breath for the now-overdue Royal Baby, it appears that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy has sparked the biggest baby boom in 40 years. New figures suggest that more than 700,000 babies will be born in England this year – the highest number since 1971, according to the Royal College of Midwives.

Life after London 2012: the legacy left behind

Life after London 2012: the legacy left behind

11th Sep 2012 Press Release Travel Events News Organisations & Operators

With dozens of new venues and attractions being specifically constructed and opened for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, we take a look at what will happen to these after the storm on this colossal event has settled. From shopping malls to white water rafting facilities, the legacy that London 2012 leaves behind is sure to benefit millions of local Londoners and tourists alike.

VisitEngland lays out ten year plan

VisitEngland lays out ten year plan

19th Mar 2010 Tourism News

The country’s national tourist board – VisitEngland – has laid out its first Strategic Tourism Framework, detailing action needed to maximize the tourism industry’s contribution to England’s economy, employment and quality of life. The body confirmed the plans would seek to raise an additional £50bn in visitor spending over the next decade, while also creating over 225,000 jobs.