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Investment paying off for Welcome to Yorkshire

Investment paying off for Welcome to Yorkshire

Figures just out show Yorkshire tourism made a grand start to 2013 after the announcement that the Tour de France is coming to the county. Despite freezing temperatures, Yorkshire tourism saw the highest year-on-year rise for spend in England this January and February compared to the same time last year – up 47 per cent.

Ambition pays dividends for Welcome to Yorkshire

Ambition pays dividends for Welcome to Yorkshire

22nd Mar 2013 Focus

It is often said that innovation is the key to survival in tough economic times. This adage has certainly been proven right at Welcome to Yorkshire, where constant innovation is the watchword behind every new initiative that the business begins.

Leeds to host the Tour de France Grand Depart

Leeds to host the Tour de France Grand Depart

14th Dec 2012 Tourism News

Leeds in Yorkshire has been confirmed as the host for the start of the 2014 Tour de France. The north England county will host racing on July 5th and 6th, before the tour moves south for another British stage, this time in London.

Emmerdale backs Yorkshire tourism campaign

Emmerdale backs Yorkshire tourism campaign

16th Nov 2012 Focus

One of the UK’s best loved soaps, Emmerdale, has joined the campaign to promote Yorkshire as the perfect place for a holiday. ITV and Welcome to Yorkshire agreed a deal which will see the first paid-for-placement of a brand in the soap.