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Easter booking bonanza for UK English tourism

Easter booking bonanza for UK English tourism

Some 2.7 million Brits - six per cent per cent of the adult population - plan to make the most of the Easter Bank Holiday weekend by taking at least one overnight holiday trip in the UK, according to figures from VisitEngland. Of these 2.5 million people - five per cent – are planning to take that trip in England, according to the latest Trip Tracker survey from the tourism body.

VisitEngland launches beach focused campaign

VisitEngland launches beach focused campaign

VisitEngland has launched a new multi-channel marketing campaign designed to boost domestic tourism in 2013 by promoting short breaks in some of England’s most iconic seaside destinations. The campaign is the fifth of six launching from January to March, covering the four key themes of countryside, coast, heritage and culture, funded in part by the government’s Regional Growth Fund.

Rural theme for latest VisitEngland campaign

Rural theme for latest VisitEngland campaign

VisitEngland has launched a new multi-channel marketing campaign designed to boost domestic tourism in 2013 by promoting short breaks in some of England’s most beautiful rural locations. The campaign is the fourth of six launching from January to March, covering the four key themes of countryside, coast, heritage and culture, funded in part by the government’s Regional Growth Fund.

New tourism campaign features English beaches

New tourism campaign features English beaches

VisitEngland, the national tourist board, has launched a new multi-channel marketing campaign designed to boost domestic tourism in 2013 by promoting short breaks in some of England’s most spectacular coastal locations. The campaign is the third of six launching from January to March, covering the four key themes of countryside, coast, heritage and culture, funded in part by the government’s Regional Growth Fund.

VisitEngland promotes romantic breaks ahead of Valentines Day

VisitEngland promotes romantic breaks ahead of Valentines Day

VisitEngland, the national tourist board, today launched a new multi-channel marketing campaign designed to boost domestic tourism in 2013 by highlighting some of England’s most romantic heritage cities. The two-week campaign is the first of six set to launch over the next three months, covering the four key themes of countryside, coast, heritage and culture – in total funded by £1.6million from the government’s Regional Growth Fund, plus additional contributions from businesses and partners in the tourism sector.

VisitEngland partners with cottages4you for new campaign

VisitEngland partners with cottages4you for new campaign

3 January 2013 Organisations & Operators

VisitEngland, the national tourist board, and leading holiday rental agency cottages4you, part of the Hoseasons Group, have announced an exciting partnership to promote self-catering holidays in England in 2013. VisitEngland research shows that 60 per cent of British people feel more proud to be British and 20 per cent plan to take more breaks in England as a result of the amazing events of 2012.

VisitEngland records spike in domestic travel

VisitEngland records spike in domestic travel

VisitEngland has released figures revealing the number of domestic overnight holiday trips taken in England in August rose by 13 per cent compared to 2011, with just under eight million trips taken in the month. The latest results from the Great Britain Tourism Survey also show that holiday spend totalled almost £2 billion during August – an increase of 20 per cent compared to the same period last year.