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Penrose launches latest VisitEngland Pink Book

Penrose launches latest VisitEngland Pink Book

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.

Millions of Brits prepare for Jubilee holidays

Millions of Brits prepare for Jubilee holidays

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 records strong staycation trend

VisitEngland records strong staycation trend

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: The search is on for England’s biggest fan

VisitEngland: The search is on for England’s biggest fan

30 March 2012 Press Release Organisations & Operators

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 reveals importance of domestic visitors

VisitEngland reveals importance of domestic visitors

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.