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The Rural Payments Agency has just launched a national call for grant applications for rural tourism business development projects under the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE).
South West Tourism Alliance has commissioned a report into the impact of the 2017 Business Rate Rises on the self catering sector.
Nigel Smith, TSE Chief Executive, was ‘stunned’ to receive the Destination Marketing Company of the Year Award from UKInbound at its Gala Dinner, in Plymouth on 9th February. ‘We were initially amazed to be shortlisted with VisitScotland and London & Partners that both operate with significant amounts of public funding for overseas…
Last night’s Beautiful South Awards at the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl, near Southampton, saw TV and radio celebrity Toby Anstis celebrating the cream of the region’s tourism industry.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee announced a new inquiry on the impact of Brexit on the UK Creative and Tourism Industries.
The Great Britain Day Visits Survey (GBDVS) measures the volume, value and trip characteristics of tourism day visits in Britain. The survey was launched in 2011 and uses an online methodology, with weekly interviews and an annual sample of c. 35,000 adults, to provide a detailed understanding of this key market.
There was a powerful line-up at the Tourism Research Briefing at ABTA’s offices in London on the 13 September. Organised by the Tourism Alliance, it was an opportunity for the leading experts at the ONS and Visit England to shine a light on and drill into the detail of the International Passenger Survey, Satellite Accounting and the latest pre and post Brexit vote sentiments and market trends.
Last week Theresa May launched the Government’s new Tourism Action Plan.
The staycation strengthens as a result of the vote to leave the EU results in the slump in the pound making overseas holidays more expensive.