Category Archives: Political news

MPs launch rural tourism inquiry

AN influential committee of MPs has launched an inquiry into the role of tourism in supporting rural growth in England. Rural tourism provides around £17 billion a year to the English economy. But rural communities face some particular challenges to tourism growth such as transport connections, restrictions to broadband access and seasonal employment. Now the Environment, […]


New plan to drive tourists beyond London

David Cameron has announced the Government’s new five-point plan to boost tourism right across the UK on the 17th July 2015. A new inter-ministerial group will be formed to co-ordinate and align action across Government to ensure that the right infrastructure is in place to make it easy for visitors to discover the best of what […]