VisitEngland to take tourism week digital
For the 2020 event, being held from May 25th-31st, VisitEngland and local destinations are asking MPs, local authorities, the UK Government and other stakeholders to shine the spotlight on the importance of tourism to the local, regional and national economy.
Brits preparing for record Christmas getaway
The Christmas Trip Tracker survey from VisitEngland has revealed that 14.5 million Brits are definitely planning an overnight trip in the UK during Christmas and New Year, bringing an estimated £2.9 billion boost to the economy.
VisitEngland encourages young Brits to holiday at home
VisitEngland has launched the next phase of its campaign to get more young Brits to take a short break at home with a series of new short films and images. VisitEngland statistics show that 16-to-34-year olds had the lowest growth across all age groups for taking holidays at home during the last decade, 2008 to 2018.
Britain prepares for record breaking bank holiday weekend
VisitEngland’s August bank holiday trip-tracker survey has revealed that 8.6 million Brits are definitely planning an overnight holiday trip in the UK this bank holiday weekend, bringing an estimated £2.1 billion boost to the economy.
Tate Modern recognised as top attraction for first time in ten years
Visits to England’s attractions rose by two per cent in 2018, with revenue also up by two per cent on the previous year, according to figures from VisitEngland’s annual Attractions Survey.
Tourism Exchange Great Britain from VisitEngland goes live
Tourism Exchange Great Britain is a one-stop shop for English tourism suppliers including accommodation providers, visitor attractions and experiences, to link to distributors with international reach and sell their products overseas.
Millions of Brits prepare for Easter getaway
Some 7.4 million Brits are definitely planning an overnight holiday trip in the UK this Easter weekend, bringing an estimated £1.8 billion boost to the economy. Tourism is worth £127 billion annually to the UK economy, creating jobs and boosting economic growth across its nations and region.
VisitEngland finds 13m Brits preparing for Christmas getaway
VisitEngland’s Christmas Trip Tracker Survey shows that more than 13 million Brits (26 per cent) are planning an overnight trip in the UK during the Christmas and New Year period, bringing an estimated £2.6 billion boost to the economy.
VisitEngland reintroduces Entry Level and Taste accreditation schemes
VisitEngland has re-launched its Entry Level and Taste accreditation schemes for accommodation and food businesses, making them available to businesses across England.
Tourism minister unveils new Great West Way
Tourism minister Michael Ellis has trodden the path of the Great West Way, a new touring route from London to Bristol, which aims to attract 1.5 million new visitors to the region over ten years.
VisitEngland reveals buoyant tourism market with latest research
Accommodation providers in England saw an increase in bookings during the summer school holiday period compared to last year, according to a new survey by VisitEngland.
Millions of Brits prepare for bank holiday breaks in UK
VisitEngland’s August bank holiday Trip-Tracker survey shows that 7.3 million Brits are planning an overnight holiday trip in the UK this weekend, bringing an estimated £1.75 billion boost to the economy.