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“VisitBritain” exceeds expectations by 20 percent

“VisitBritain” exceeds expectations by 20 percent

13 February 2012 Press Release Tourism News

VisitBritain has released the list of hosted buyers (subject to amendments) attending March Marketplace (MAMA) and has surpassed their target by 20 percent. The 180 buyers attending Day 1 of MAMA, known as the Hosted Buyers Marketplace (HBM), represent an impressive array of markets. Germany, North America, China, India, and the Netherlands make up half of the attendees alongside a broad range of operators from countries as diverse as Poland, Brazil, and the UAE.

VisitBritain exceeds expectations by 20 percent

VisitBritain exceeds expectations by 20 percent

11 February 2012 Tourism News

VisitBritain has released the list of hosted buyers attending March Marketplace (MAMA) and has surpassed their target by 20 percent. The 180 buyers attending Day 1 of MAMA, known as the Hosted Buyers Marketplace (HBM), represent an impressive array of markets.

VisitBritain seeks Russia outbound tourism foothold

VisitBritain seeks Russia outbound tourism foothold

Looking to tap into one of the fastest growing outbound travel markets in the world, a group of major tourism businesses from across the UK will head to Russia today as part of a VisitBritain led trade mission. It is hoped the national tourism agency-sponsored mission will allow the UK to capitalise on the world’s ninth most valuable tourism source market.

It’s not what you know… VisitBritain calls on UK to call in a favour

It’s not what you know… VisitBritain calls on UK to call in a favour

VisitBritain has today called upon UK businesses to invite their friends, relatives and past customers from around the world to visit Britain in 2012. The rallying cry for businesses to get involved is the latest phase of the national tourism agency’s ‘GREAT Britain – You’re Invited’ marketing programme and follows a similar invitation from celebrities including Jamie Oliver, Dame Judi Dench and Matt Smith.

British tourism taps into Chinese market

24 November 2011 Press Release Tourism News

A high powered tourism delegation led by VisitBritain will visit China this week to introduce British tourism businesses to key Chinese buyers and ensure the UK capitalises on the world’s third most valuable tourism source market.

VisitBritain: Interesting pattern emerging for 2012 cities

19 November 2011 Press Release Tourism News

New research from VisitBritain highlighting the latest inbound visits to various towns and cities across the UK suggests that Britain’s Olympic cities are becoming increasingly popular tourist destinations. The new wider appeal of each location is highlighted in an analysis of overnight stays in the UK throughout 2010.