Our Destination PR Manager works closely with journalists, VisitEngland and VisitBritain to generate media coverage for our member businesses and destinations.
Our PR activities generate extensive coverage in both domestic and international publications, including newspapers, magazines, websites and blogs, as well as on TV and radio. For all our activities, including the hosting of media and press trips, we look to member businesses for help in return for the benefit of exposure in regional, national and international media.
Please see below for a selection of the latest TSE PR activity.
AboutMyGeneration; The Cultural Traveller; Luxury and Unique; English Life and Style, Southampton Renaissance City, Loveexploring.com, Secrets of Britains beaches, Thanet. Waitrose Weekend, Portsmouth, Isle of Wight; Foodnews.com, Rick Stein Pop Up Cinema Nights, Chewton Glen.
Travel GBI, The Beautiful South. BBC South Today, Americas Cup on tourism. All Kinds of Everything, Welcome to Pompey. C & IT Magazine. My Weekly Summer Special, Kent, Winchester,
Daily Mail, It's nearly time to head to the coast!, Red Funnel ferry and Wightlink, Read More
Group Travel World, Hotels near top attractions, i360; New Forest; Historic Dockyard; The Runnymede Hotel and Spinnaker Tower Read More
Women's Weekly, A great place to find Antiques, Hastings, Read More
Star Travel - Gifts to Remember - Emirates Spinnaker Tower; Portsmouth; Brightons British Airways i360; Denbies Wine Estate, Read More.
Our PR team work hard to secure journalist press visits all year round for our destinations, as an example we recently secured a 6 double page spread of coverage for Sussex with Land Love Magazine with an AVE of over £14000 and a readership of 160k. Read More
The Sun - Top 10 Ice Rinks Worldwide including Brighton and Winchester, Read More
Beautiful South Awards 2016 - A selection of press articles from the media, Mary Rose, Read More. Mayflower Theatre, Read More, Port Lympne, Read More. Abbey Guest House, Read More. Waddesdon Manor, Read More. Mid Hants Railway and Watercress Line, Read More, Maple Durhum. Read More. Fishers Farm, Read More, Waddesdon Manor, Read More,
2FoodTrippers - Were to stay in the South East in August - Sudbury House, Read More
2FoodTrippers - Travel around the South East - Blenhiem Palace, Read More. Bombay Sapphire, Read More. Hambledon Vineyard, Read More. Hastings, Read More. Portsmouth, Read More. The New Forest, Read More.
The Times - 30 Coolest Places to Camp in Britain – Adhurst Estate, Read More
Norrköpings Tidningar (Sweden) - Sommaren finns ocka pa engelska sydkusten – Multiple members, Read More
June Press Trip
TSE worked with Visit Britain and Destination Partners to organise a visit for New Delhi Television (NDTV) - the most watched and the most credible news and lifestyle network in India - on a Foodie itinerary along the South Coast
TSE assisted the author of the Rough Guide to Surrey, Sussex & Kent with four separate overnight visits to Kent and Surrey.
TSE organised an overnight stay at Carey’s Manor for the Deputy Features Editor of the Sunday Mirror & Sunday People for the purpose of a Hotel Inspector Review.
Conference News - Organising History: Historic Venues - Royal Pavilion Brighton, Gilbert White & The Oates Collection and The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Read More
CNN - World's Best Food Festivals for Serious Food Fantatics – Watercress, Read More
Suddeutsche Zeiting - Viel mehr als nur Schiffe & Englands Illustre Garteninsel - National Museum of the Royal Navy, Emirates Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf Quays, Read More, Osborne, Garlic Farm, Isle of Wight Cheese Company,
Isle of Wight Festival, Read More
Yahoo Style - Where to stay in the UK for the ultimate House Party – Mulberry Cottages, Read More
May 2016 - Press Trips
TSE organised an overnight itinerary for a journalist from Star Magazine (Daily Express) to Winchester and Hampshire for a family friendly & self catering feature.
TSE organised a three day visit to Mid Sussex & Brighton for the Deputy Editor of “Discovery” magazine – Cathay Pacific’s Inflight Magazine.
In with VisitBritain Sweden, TSE is organising a 4 day itinerary for a Swedish Travel Journalist to visit the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, Brighton, Eastbourne and 1066 Country.
April 2016 - Press Trip
TSE worked closely with Southampton Airport, British Midland Airlines and our destination partners to compile an itinerary for 6 German journalists to visit Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The purpose of the visit was to garner press coverage in the German media to promote the region and the new Munich-Southampton flight routes. The three day itinerary coordinated by TSE for the 6 journalists included a visit to Beaulieu National Motor Museum, dinner at The Balmer Lawn and an overnight stay at Carey’s Manor in the New Forest. On day two the group spent the whole day on the the Isle of Wight visiting it’s numerous attractionsincluding Osborne and SeaView before returning to Portsmouth in the evening, where they stayed overnight at the Holiday Inn, visiting The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Spinnaker Tower and Gunwharf Quays on the final day.
The Guardian - 50 of the best UK cottages for Summer – New Forest Cottages, Read More
Mummy Barrow - Hatchlands Park – National Trust Hatchlands Park, Read More
Family Traveller - 15 Beautiful Beaches you won't believe are in the UK – Camber Sands. Read More
Skyscanner - State visit: a tour of Britain's fabulous royal residences – Windsor, Read More
Sunday Mirror – Top 20 Farm Stays and Visits – Staunton Farm, Read More
BBC Future - The Builder who changed how the World keeps time – National Trust Petts Wood, Read More
School Travel Organiser’s Guide - Matters of Time – Seacity Museum and Southampton Art Gallery, Read More
Group Travel World - Country Shows & Motor Shows – Wheels Festival and Beaulieu, Read More
TSE Annual Media Party
TSE hosted our annual media party on 9th February 2016 in the historic library at the Royal College of Surgeons in London. Our Annual Media Partner offers destination partners the opportunity to meet, network and build relationships with influential domestic and international travel journalists. We welcomed numerous Destination Partners to meet with the 69 present journalists. Chapel Down very kindly partnered with us to provide their delicious, award-winning wines for the event plus the journalist goodie bags.
Daily Express – Top Wedding Venues to make you feel special, Read More
Group Travel World – Tour & Tipple, Read More
Daily Express –10 reasons to explore Southampton, the south coast's cruising hot spot, Read More
Family Traveller - 10 of the Best - Sleeping with the Animals Read More
Group Leisure Magazine – Group Dining Experiences Read More
Prima Baby – Holiday Hotspots Read More
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If you are a journalist and require further information please contact press communications.