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Domestic tourism figures in UK at all-time high

Visit England has released new figures showing domestic tourism in Britain is on a high after a record-breaking start to the year. The latest results from the Great Britain Tourism Survey (GBTS) has revealed a strong performance for domestic tourism in the first quarter of the year. There were 19.7 million trips recorded in England […]


Visit England launches consultation on tourism strategy beyond 2020

VisitEngland has launched a consultation¬†asking the sector to help refresh the Tourism Industry’s growth strategy. You need to submit your response by 15 May 2015. The new growth strategy will build on the existing Strategic Framework for Tourism in England 2010-2020, a sector-led framework which sets out how the tourism industry can work together to […]


UK retains its overall ranking as the 5th most competitive tourism destination May 2015

The World Economic Forum has published its biennial findings revealing that the UK has retained its overall ranking as the 5th most competitive tourism destination in the world after Spain, France, Germany and the USA. The Insight Report,¬†The Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2015: Growing through shocks, analyses the performance of 141 economies through the […]