VisitEngland has launched the latest version of The Pink Book - a comprehensive guide covering everything operators need to know about running an accommodation business. The guide has been completely updated for 2012 and contains practical information for tourist accommodation - from obtaining entertainment and alcohol licences to food hygiene, and health and safety.
As many as four million Brits plan to make the most of the forthcoming double bank holiday weekend by taking at least one overnight stay in the UK, with 3.4 million people planning to take that trip in England. That is according to VisitEngland’s Diamond Jubilee Trip Tracker, which predicts the trend will generate some £700million in tourism spend for the UK economy, just under £600million of which will be spent in England.
VisitEngland, the national tourist board, has released figures revealing that 5.4 million domestic overnight trips were taken in England in January this year - an increase of 5% compared to 2011.
The 2012 Olympic sailing events are taking place in Weymouth, home to the best sailing waters in Northern Europe, according to the Royal Yachting Association. You can take to the waves yourself with SailLaser, where classes range from beginners to race training.
VisitEngland has released figures revealing that over 104 million domestic overnight trips were taken in England last year – an increase of nine per cent compared to 2010 and the highest number of trips since the survey began in 2006. Total spend rose by 13 per cent year on year, representing almost £18 billion.
VisitEngland has launched a new Android version of its official Enjoy England app. The new version is free to download and provides over 1,000 up-to-the-minute ideas for unmissable destinations and attractions across the country, enabling more smartphone users than ever before to plan the perfect day trip or holiday in England.
VisitEngland, the national tourist board, today launched a new online training course to help tourism businesses deliver excellent service to disabled customers.
VisitEngland, the country’s national tourist board has launched a nationwide campaign to find England’s biggest fan for an all-expenses paid 70-day trip around the country. The organisation is looking for a budding travel writer / broadcaster / social networker who is passionate about England, and likes nothing more than exploring the country and passing on their experiences.
VisitEngland, the national tourist board, has reported the success of the first English Tourism Week. The national initiative was designed to raise the profile and importance of tourism, and showcase the value of the industry to both local communities and the economy.
VisitEngland, the national tourist board, today launched the first ever English Tourism Week with the exciting news that His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales will be the event’s Patron for the next year.
As English Tourism Week begins, VisitEngland, the national tourist board has announced findings from the first survey of its kind on the importance of day visits to the domestic tourism industry. Also today, the UK and Europe’s biggest visitor attraction operator, Merlin Entertainments has linked VisitEngland to launch their first ever joint marketing campaign.