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England riots force VisitBritain to pull ad campaign

The message from VisitBritain following a wave of popular unrest across the county remains ‘You’re Invited’, but perhaps just not right now. The UK’s tourism authority has pulled a video promoting Britain with the tag line from adverts running alongside BBC iPlayer programmes overseas following violence on the streets of London and other major cities earlier this week.

Sparkling Diamond Pass announced

12 April 2011 Press Release Tourism News

As plans for the ‘flagship’ event on the River Thames were announced today for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations a heritage-inspired pass – the Diamond Pass - allowing free or discounted entry to 60 famous castles, stately homes with royal connections and other attractions - one of each year of the Queen’s reign - is to be launched by VisitBritain, the national tourism agency.