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Keynote speaker announced at Ukinbound Convention

Keynote speaker announced at Ukinbound Convention

18 January 2013 Press Release Travel Events News

UKinbound, the only trade association representing the interests of the UK’s inbound tourism sector, has announced that Virgin Atlantic’s Chief Commercial Officer Julie Southern will be the keynote speaker at the 2013 Annual Convention taking place in Windsor, 6 – 8 February.

UKinbound 2013 Convention: Speakers confirmed

UKinbound 2013 Convention: Speakers confirmed

12 January 2013 Press Release Travel Events News

UKinbound, the only trade association representing the interests of the UK’s inbound tourism sector, has announced details of its Annual Convention, to be held 6-8 February 2013 in Windsor. Based around the theme, ‘After the Gold Rush’, the convention will bring together industry leaders to debate the fortunes of the inbound tourism in 2013 and beyond, particularly following the recent tourist-attracting events of the Royal Wedding, The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and 2012 Olympic Games.

UKinbound shine tourism spotlight on Scotland with Edinburgh event

UKinbound shine tourism spotlight on Scotland with Edinburgh event

19 July 2012 Press Release Travel Events News

UKinbound will host Scottish members and industry colleagues in Edinburgh next week, 25 July, as the association looks to increase its regional representation and ensure that all destinations across the UK and not just London, benefit from the billions contributed to the economy every year by incoming holiday visitors.

UKinbound reports cautious optimism in British tourism sector

UKinbound reports cautious optimism in British tourism sector

UKinbound members have expressed their optimism for 2012 in the first insight survey carried out by only trade association to represent and unite the UK’s inbound tourism businesses. In her welcome speech to delegates attending UKinbound’s annual Convention currently taking place in Belfast, Rita Beckwith, chairman of UKinbound, outlined the sanguine findings but warned that government was still not doing enough to facilitate inbound tourism’s vital contribution to the UK’s struggling economy.

Penrose to address UKinbound convention in Belfast

Penrose to address UKinbound convention in Belfast

UKinbound has announced John Penrose, UK minister for tourism and heritage, as the headline speaker at the annual UKinbound convention, illustrating the government’s emphasis on the tourism industry ahead of the Olympics. Taking place in Belfast February 1st-2nd, Penrose will share the government’s progress on its tourism strategy with major sector leaders from the inbound tourism field. 

New event launched to attract top overseas tourism buyers to UK

New event launched to attract top overseas tourism buyers to UK

The European Tour Operators Association and UKinbound have joined forces with VisitBritain to deliver a unique business-to-business event in 2012. The VisitBritain Hosted Buyers Marketplace is an exclusive opportunity for British tourism suppliers and destinations to meet and do business with 150 specially selected international buyers from some 20 countries being brought over and hosted by VisitBritain for the occasion.