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Pinpoint Britain announces new World War II project 'The Friendly Invasion'

Pinpoint Britain has teamed up with Visit East Anglia as it embarks on its new project called The Friendly Invasion, themed on World War Two support to the UK by the...

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Oxfordshire to unveil new retail offerings at Westgate Oxford and Bicester Village

Oxfordshire is set to increase its retail offering with both Westgate Oxford and Bicester Village unveiling new shopping destinations in October this year, changing the landscape of shopping in Oxfordshire. The former...

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Experience 'The Curious Incident of the Stag and the Trainline' in the Eskdale Valley this September

Visitors to the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway will be treated to a spectacle this September as ten striking wildlife paintings by local artist Sarah Taylor will be installed throughout the Eskdale...

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Gift Aid helps fund vital restoration projects at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace has announced it has raised in excess of £200,000 in Gift Aid so far this year. The UNESCO World Heritage Site and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill was officially...

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Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill appoints Mark Sainsbury as new Executive Chef

Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill has welcomed new Executive Chef Mark Sainsbury, who joined the team on 1 August. Mark looks forward to revitalising Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill's...

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MBNA Thames Clippers launch free trial of new river route

MBNA Thames Clippers will be trialling a new commuter service from Gravesend Town Pier to Central London between 11 - 14 September 2017, to assess the level of demand in the...

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Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum launches new display 'Kits of the Stars'

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is pleased to announce a new display Kits of the Stars, in honour of the 2017 Championships. The impressive collection of tennis kit and other artefacts specifically...

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Bristol's booming business events industry brings 259m to the city

A recent report showing the impact of the conference and business events industry in the Bristol region has revealed that the value has risen to more than £259 million. The report -...

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A Summer message from the CEO

Well the Summer season is well and truly in full swing and even though the weather hasn't always got the memo, this is the time of year when our industry seeks...

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The Historic Dockyard Chatham awarded Coach Friendly status

The Historic Dockyard Chatham is proud to announce they have been awarded Coach Friendly status by the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT UK), becoming the only Kent attraction to hold...

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Geocast TV offers unique drone filming package for UKinbound members

Geocast TV is offering UKinbound members a unique promotional package to showcase their destination or attraction using multi-location drone footage. The views from aerial footage offers a unique angle on tourism locations...

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The View from The Shard launches UK's highest virtual reality experience

The View from The Shard has introduced two new exhilarating virtual reality experiences on its open-air Skydeck. For a limited time only visitors to London's most iconic attraction will be able...

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Continuum Attractions purchase GreenWood Forest Park

Continuum Attractions has announced the purchase of GreenWood Forest Park, Y Felinheli, North Wales. GreenWood Forest Park is a successful, award-winning family adventure park business, listed as a TripAdvisor UK Top 10...

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New V&A exhibition explores the golden age of ocean travel

In February 2018, the V&A will re-imagine the golden age of ocean travel with the new exhibition Ocean Liners: Speed & Style, sponsored by Viking Cruises and co-organised by the V&A...

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Hopes for tourism boost as Ravenglass in Cumbria boasts two World Heritage Sites

The Lake District's only coastal village Ravenglass is now part of two World Heritage sites, and tourism businesses in the area are hoping this unique claim to fame will entice new...

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Pianos, hot air balloons, and a Victorian circus to appear in Bristol this summer

There are plenty of sights, sounds, and unique experiences to keep visitors and locals young and old entertained in Bristol this summer. From 10 - 13 August the Bristol International Balloon...

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Families now eligible for fast-track entry into UK via Registered Traveller Service

The Home Office has announced that families visiting the UK will now be eligible to for fast-track entry through the Registered Traveller Service (RTS). The RTS, available to passport holders from selected...

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VisitBritain and DEFRA launch food tourism initiative

VisitBritain have launched a food tourism initiative in partnership with DEFRA, which aims to develop the UK as an international food destination. Recent research by ICM Unlimited found 88% of over 4000...

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Cardonet launch whitepaper on cyber security for hotels

IT consultancy firm Cardonet has launched a whitepaper on cyber security for hotels, as part of their Revenue and Reputation series of whitepapers and reports. While aimed at the hotel sector,...

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UKinbound members top list of most visited paid attractions in 2016

VisitEngland has published the results of the 2016 Annual Survey of Visits to Visitor Attractions. 1,545 English visitor attractions took part in the survey, which aims to monitor trends and improve...

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IPS data for May 2017 shows slowing visit growth

The Office of National Statistics has published the provisional data from the May International Passenger Survey. Although figures show growth has slowed compared to previous months, there is still a 5%...

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People 1st publish report on employment and productivity challenges in tourism and hospitality

People 1st have published a report on employment patterns in the tourism and hospitality sector that shows how difficulties in recruiting and retaining skilled staff are changing traditional approaches. The report,...

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City College Plymouth students enjoy once-in-a-lifetime trip to London

Earlier this year we held our Annual Convention in Plymouth, where we were assisted by fantastic travel and tourism student volunteers from City College Plymouth in welcoming and looking after attendees. As...

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Deirdre Wells OBE appointed Chair of the Tourism Alliance

Chief Executive Deirdre Wells OBE was today elected as the new Chair of the Tourism Alliance, the tourism industry's umbrella body that represents 53 organisations. In taking on the one-year tenure, Deirdre...

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AC Group acquires MW Tours and French Travel Partners

AC Group expects to boost its annual turnover by £8 million in this financial year with the acquisition of MW Tours and Paris-based French Travel Partners. The strategic move consolidates and...

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Tourism Ireland to host six-day Northern Ireland & Wild Atlantic Way familiarisation trip

Tourism Ireland are hosting a six-day familiarisation trip for inbound tour operators and tour wholesalers from 21 - 26 October 2017, showcasing the best parts of Northern Ireland and the northern...

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The View from The Shard appoints new Head of Trade Sales

The View from The Shard is pleased to welcome Luke Reilly as the new Head of Trade Sales. Luke has specialised in sales and marketing positions within the attractions industry in a...

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Hotels & More expands expertise in Ireland with Irish Welcome Tours deal

Inbound tour operator Hotels & More is pleased to announce a merger with Irish inbound tour operator Irish Welcome Tours. The deal builds on the sustained rapid growth achieved by Hotels...

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Up at The O2 celebrates fifth birthday

Up at The O2 is celebrating its fifth birthday with a special offer for families or friends of five, where the fifth member of the group can enjoy a free climb. The...

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Rebus Group launch new music-themed activity

City games and activity provider Rebus Group has recently launched a new exciting team game 'City Unplugged', based around a chosen city's music scene. This game was created for groups who...

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World of Wedgwood welcomes groups to Christmas market

World of Wedgwood will be hosting a four-day Christmas fine food & artisan craft market this December from Thursday 7 - Sunday 10 December and are welcoming group bookings. As well as...

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Wales developing new business events approach

Following on from Wales' success in attracting and hosting global events including the UEFA Champion's League Final and the NATO Wales Summit 2014, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure Ken Skates...

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Government sets out EU citizens' rights in policy paper

The Government has published a factsheet for businesses, setting out their policy offer for the rights of EU citizens post-Brexit and how this will affect employers and employees. The factsheet, which aims...

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London hotels continue to see strong growth

The latest London hotel occupancy figures from STR Global shows continued growth throughout May and June. London reported the following year-on-year comparisons in May: Supply: +3.2% Demand: +5.0% Occupancy: +1.7% to 83.1% Average daily rate (ADR):...

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Oxford Visitor Information Centre awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Oxford Visitor Information Centre has recently been awarded TripAdvisor's prestigious 2017 Certificate of Excellence in recognition of the Centre's high level of customer service. The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence honours hospitality businesses...

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UKinbound and VisitBritain launch report on spending habits of inbound visitors at Parliamentary Reception

UKinbound and VisitBritain have produced a report which, for the very first time, details the spending habits of UK's overseas visitors. Launched at a Parliamentary Reception at the House of Commons on...

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Gardens & Gourmet introduces pass reseller programme

Gardens & Gourmet has introduced a pass reseller programme for partners and operators to sell the pass through their own e-shop, the Open Pass system, via email confirmation orders or through...

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Windermere Lake Cruises celebrates Lake District's World Heritage status

The Lake District has been awarded World Heritage status by UNESCO, putting it alongside global iconic locations such as the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef, and the Grand Canyon as...

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Blenheim Palace CEO reveals ambitious 10-year plan

The CEO of Blenheim Palace Dominic Hare has unveiled a hugely ambitious 10-year development programme which will revolutionise almost every aspect of the Oxfordshire World Heritage Site. The programme includes tripling the...

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b2me Tourism Marketing offers guidebook updating service

b2me Tourism Marketing is offering UKinbound members an international guidebook updating service for leading travel guides to Scotland, Wales, London, and Great Britain through their dedicated PR service - Press Go...

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Chigwell Tours promotes business and tourism opportunities for Epping Forest Distric and Keqiao District, China

A high profile delegation of 11 Chinese businessmen and women led by the Deputy Mayor of Shaoxing Keqiao District, China, were formally welcomed by the Chairman of Epping Forest District, Councillor...

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Transformers take over Alnwick Castle and adds to On Location tour

Alnwick Castle in Northumberland adds yet another Hollywood blockbuster to its ever-growing list of film locations with the release of Transformers: The Last Knight in June. Scenes from the film were shot...

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Plaza Premium Lounge wins Skytrax award

Plaza Premium Group scoop prestigious Skytrax award

Plaza Premium Group's airport lounges in Terminal 2 at London Heathrow Airport have been ranked number one in the World's Best Independent Airport Lounge category at the 2017 Skytrax World Airline...

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Experience Wimbledon at the UK's highest pop-up screening

The View from The Shard has transformed its open-air Skydeck into its very own All-England Club. Complete with tennis whites and artificial lawns, the attraction will offer a fun and immersive,...

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Funding brings Ravenglass Railway Museum back to life

The Ravenglass Railway Museum has undergone a substantial re-development over the last two years thanks to Heritage Lottery Funding. Officially opened on 24 June by Paul Atterbury, the new museum will...

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New combined ticket offers visitors 3 unique ways to explore London

A new unique ticket will offer visitors to London three exciting ways to travel around the capital, using MBNA Thames Clippers, Emirates Air Line, and Santander Cycles for less. With the new...

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New Members' Welcome!

We are delighted to welcome 6 new members who have joined us in June! We look forward to hearing all your exciting news and updates in the coming months, and hope...

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The Original Tour unveils new branding and bus liveries for summer 2017

The Original Tour is proud to reveal a complete overhaul of its branding including logo and bus liveries for summer 2017. As the flagship tour in RATP Group's sightseeing portfolio Extrapolitan, a modern,...

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A spectacular summer of medieval sport and events at Arundel Castle

This summer is an ideal time for groups to visit Arundel Castle in West Sussex as the historic landmark celebrates the 950th anniversary of its initial construction with a packed calendar...

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Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons launch new Raymond Blanc gardening school

Luxurious hotel and restaurant, and vision of Michelin star chef Raymond Blanc, Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons has launched The Raymond Blanc Gardening School, with courses beginning on 4 July 2017. Head...

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Chinese visits to Royal Museums Greenwich up 74%

Royal Museums Greenwich (RMG) has announced the results of its annual international visitor survey, which reveals a 74% increase year-on-year in Chinese visitors. The figures also show the Chinese taking a larger...

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Co-working space available at The London Helicopter

The London Helicopter will shortly have co-working desk space available to rent on the second floor of their bright offices in Battersea. Housed on the edge of London's only heliport, the POD...

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Visit Wales re-launches European language websites

Adding to its existing suite of websites, Visit Wales has recently re-launched three websites in French, Catalan, and Spanish. In addition, the website for the Netherlands is expected to go live...

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Warwick Castle springs to life with new 3D augmented reality app

Warwick Castle promises to bring history to life with the launch of a 3D augmented reality app The Kingmaker, tried and tested by the newly-appointed Mini History Team of children aged...

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GWR launches multi-lingual 'Days out from London' leaflets for overseas visitors

Great Western Railway is inspiring overseas visitors to make the most of their time in London by taking a day trip to see what else the UK has to offer. Inspired...

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Lake District Estate attractions get double silver at global awards ceremony

Two award-winning Cumbrian visitor attractions - Ullwater 'Steamers' and the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway are celebrating after receiving their latest accolades to add to their ever-growing collection. The popular heritage attractions have...

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Chief executive Deirdre Wells on industrial strategy working group

UKinbound chief executive Deirdre Wells is among a number of top industry representatives to sit on the tourism sector deal steering group and connectivity working group, which will inform the visitor...

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TfL holds consultation on introducing Ultra Low Emission Zone 17 months earlier than planned

Transport for London is consulting on a detailed statutory proposal for introducing the central London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) on 8 April 2019, 17 months earlier than the original start...

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Visit and spend records broken with another bumper month for inbound tourism

The Office of National Statistics has published the provisional data from the April International Passenger Survey. The results show April has been another record breaking month for visits and spend, and...

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International Passenger Survey: full 2016 data released

The Office of National Statistics has published the full 2016 annual data from the International Passenger Survey. Global Overview 2016 has been a strong year for tourism globally. The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)...

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General Data Protection Regulation - what you need to know

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become law in the UK and other EU member states on 25 May 2018, replacing the current Data Protection Directive (DPA). Many of the...

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Hospitality executives petition for pro-tourism strategy

Amaris Hospitality, a major hotel investment and management company in the UK and Ireland, has published a report which calls on the next Government to increase the UK's competitive edge with...

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HOTREC calls for tourism friendly VAT policies across Europe following study

HOTREC, the umbrella Association representing 43 national hospitality Associations in 30 countries across Europe, has published a report on the effects of lowering VAT on accommodation and restaurant services to the...

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UKinbound responds to General Election results

UKinbound has called for a review of the new Government's approach to the upcoming Brexit negotiations after the General Election results, and urges the Conservatives and DUP to implement a strong...

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Domestic tourism growth slower than previously suggested, according to revised figures

Figures for the 2016 Great Britain Day Visits Survey (GBDVS), conducted by VisitBritain, have been revised to account for a data processing issue and an inflation effect derived from changes to...

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New coach park opens in Bristol

A new coach park has opened this week at Bristol Fruit Market, in the St. Philips area of the city. The new facility was developed in partnership between Destination Bristol and Bristol...

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New Members' Welcome!

We are delighted to welcome 4 new members who have joined us in May! We look forward to hearing all your exciting news and updates in the coming months, and hope...

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New afternoon tea venue for groups at Waddesdon Manor

Following the successful launch last year of the Old Coach House at the Five Arrows Hotel on the Waddesdon Estate as a new lunch venue for groups, the team at the...

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Scotland's Heritage announce 2017 Tour Operator of the Year awards

Scotland's Heritage, the partnership of 24 key Scottish tourism businesses representing over 800 of Scotland's visitor attractions announced their winners of 2017 - both also members of UKinbound - at a...

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Hospitality Line launches brand new Cockney Cruise experience

Hospitality Line have launched a brand new Cockney Cruise experience, set against the backdrop of the world famous landmarks of London and includes a rip-roaring Pearly Kings and Queens show and...

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Hotels & More presents new dynamic online presence and logo

Hotels & More have unveiled a brand new website and dynamic logo, which aims to represent what the company does as well as underscoring their philosophy and representing over 20 years'...

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Torchlit Summer Evenings at the Roman Baths extended for 2017

The Roman Baths will stay open until 10pm every evening over the summer for a special season of Torchlit Summer Evenings (17 June - 31 August 2017). Due to popular demand...

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UK Parliament to mark first ever London History Day on 31 May

On Wednesday 31 May, the UK Parliament will take part in the first ever London History Day with a series of events on the theme'1,000 years of history...where history is still...

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Blenheim Palace wins GREAT China Welcome award VisitBritain

Blenheim Palace wins GREAT China Welcome award

Blenheim Palace has won national recognition for its positive approach to welcoming visitors from China. The UNESCO World Heritage Site in Oxfordshire was presented with the GREAT China Welcome award at VisitEngland's...

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City Cruises announces acquisition of York sightseeing fleet

City Cruises has announced a multi-million-pound deal following the acquisition of York River Boat Cruise Ltd. As a result, the fleet will become more widely available for travel agents and group...

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The Household Cavalry Museum appoints China Travel Outbound to handle Chinese marketing campaign

The Household Cavalry Museum has appointed specialist Chinese travel PR and marketing agency and fellow UKinbound member China Travel Outbound to help promote them to the Chinese market. Situated in Whitehall in...

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Manchester welcomes new hop-on, hop-off city bus tour

Sightseeing Manchester: the hop-on hop-off city tour gives visitors a new, flexible way to discover Greater Manchester's top tourist attractions with tickets valid for 24 hours from time of purchase. The...

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UKinbound announces new management of UK stand at Arabian Travel Market

UKinbound are delighted to announce that we have agreed with Reed Exhibitions to take over the management of the UK stand at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) from 2018. A first for the...

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UKinbound launches manifesto for the tourism industry

Ahead of the general election, UKinbound have launched a manifesto for the tourism industry, which last year contributed over £22 billion to the UK economy and employs over 3 million people...

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UK remains 5th most competitive destination worldwide

The World Economic Forum has published its 2017 edition of the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report, featuring the latest iteration of the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI). Published every two...

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New Members' Welcome!

We are delighted to welcome 3 new members who have joined us in April! We look forward to hearing all your exciting news and updates in the coming months, and hope...

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Las Iguanas launches new Cocktail Making Masterclass

Las Iguanas have launched their new Cocktail Making Masterclass, perfect for groups of 8 or more looking for a fun and interactive experience. With a drink on arrival, guests will learn...

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Royal Observatory Greenwich shop now accepting Union Pay

Royal Museums Greenwich has announced that the Royal Observatory Greenwich shop now accepts Union Pay for its growing number of Chinese visitors. Union Pay is a highly-recognised brand in China and widely...

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New appointments in the travel trade

Mercat Tours is delighted to announce the appointment of their first Sales Manager, Stephanie Smith. Stephanie has a great wealth of experience in the tourism industry, having undertaken sales roles from...

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Food festivals, Crimefest and Dinomania among top activities Bristol this May

Eating and drinking is high on Bristol's agenda in May with a number of food and drink events. Gin fans for example can sample new and exclusive gins at the Gin...

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Discover Britain's great stories at Westminster Abbey this summer

Westminster Abbey is one the world's greatest churches with a history stretching back over a thousand years. The Abbey is an architectural masterpiece, founded in 960 as a Benedictine monastery. St...

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Golden Tours introduces two new London bike tours

Golden Tours has expanded its tour offerings to include bike tours across London for the ultimate sightseeing adventure, taking in iconic landmarks and learning about the history of the capital. With...

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Thames River Services introduces new sightseeing vessel

Thames River Services have announced a new addition to their fleet with the introduction of the MV Thomas Doggett, which will be fully operational in May 2017, providing a major boost to London's...

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Government welcomes UKinbound's submission on Brexit negotations

UKinbound has received a positive response from Government to our letter last month that outlined key priorities for the UK travel and tourism industry ahead of the triggering of Article 50. Karen...

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Roald Dahl's Imaginormous Challenge aims to inspire one million story ideas by 2020

Roald Dahl's Imaginormous Challenge, which launched in March this year, aims to encourage children to believe in the power of small creative ideas that can become enormous worlds of pure...

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London Planner launches YouTube video to help tourists navigate the capital

London Planner - the official monthly guide to London published in association with London & Partners and VisitBritain - has launched a new YouTube channel featuring a series of 60 second...

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Ullswater 'Steamers'- 140-year-old lady inspires King Arthur app and awaits birthday celebrations

Groups heading to Ullswater in 2017 can enjoy a special cruise on one of the oldest working passenger vessels in the world. Ullswater 'Steamers' vessel, M. Y, Lady of the Lake, is celebrating...

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Business Barometer shows UKinbound members in favour of tourism sector deal

The latest Business Barometer survey has shown 78% of respondents agree that there should be a 'sector deal' for tourism as part of the Government's new industrial strategy. When asked to identify...

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UKinbound members invite local MP to visit their businesses on Tourism Constituency Day

As part of English Tourism Week, which ran from 25 March - 2 April, the Tourism Alliance organised another annual Tourism Constituency Day on Friday 31 March. We asked our members to...

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Hyatt Regency London partners with Green & Black's to launch London's only entirely chocolate afternoon tea

The Montagu at Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill debuts London's only entirely chocolate Afternoon Tea on the 14th April in partnership with iconic British chocolatiers, Green & Black's. The Montagu's...

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New Members' Welcome!

We are delighted to welcome 4 new members who have joined us in March! We look forward to hearing all your exciting news and updates in the coming months, and hope...

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New exhibition at Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum celebrates 90 years of BBC broadcasting

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is proud to announce "On Air: Wimbledon and the BBC 1927-2017", a new exhibition in collaboration with the BBC, which celebrates the history of broadcasting at The...

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China Travel Outbound Brighton Chinese Students fam trip

First ever Chinese Student Society VIP Fam Trip arrives in Brighton & Hove

The inaugural VIP Fam Trip for senior members of the UK's Chinese Student Societies took place in Brighton and Hove at the weekend. The project, organised by specialist PR and Marketing agency, China...

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Adam Reeves joins Planet Hollywood and Earl of Sandwich Restaurants as sales manager

Adam Reeves has joined Tony Lincoln and his team as the Sales Manager for Planet Hollywood and Earl of Sandwich restaurants. Prior to his recent appointment, Adam's career in the UK...

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MBNA Thames Clippers to launch two new passenger boats this Summer

Two new 170 capacity passenger boats are currently being built at the Wight Shipyard Co on the Isle of Wight and are due to join MBNA Thames Clippers this Summer. Representing an...

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Oxford set to become leading shopping and leisure destination with the opening of Westgate Oxford

Oxford, famed for its dreaming spires, cobbled streets and world-famous University, is set to become a leading shopping destination with the opening of Westgate Oxford in October this year. The former Westgate...

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UKinbound highlights Brexit priorities to Government ahead of triggering Article 50

Ahead of the Prime Minister Theresa May triggering Article 50 today, UKinbound has written to Karen Bradley, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, urging the Government to consider the...

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Muslim History Tours launches first sightseeing bus tour

Muslim History Tours, specialists in Halal tourism and Muslim history in the UK, have announced their first hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus tour exploring a lesser known history of London. Set to launch...

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Airlines UK publish report on impact of APD abolition on connectivity and passenger growth

Airlines UK, the trade body for UK registered airlines, has compiled a report on the impact on connectivity and passenger growth in other countries following the abolition of equivalent aviation taxes. Air...

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The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry returns to the UK for Westminster Hall exhibition

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry, a unique international community artwork chronicling the impact of Scots throughout the world, has returned to the UK following a global tour which has seen its panels double...

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Museum of London

City Now City Future: Museum of London invites visitors to shape the future of their cities

City Now City Future is the Museum of London's first ever year-long season, exploring the challenges, initiatives and innovations taking place within our cities. From May 2017 to April 2018, a major programme of...

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International Passenger Survey: January 2017 figures shows strong start to the year

The Office for National Statistics has released the monthly inbound visitor statistics for January 2017. While January travel volume tends to be lower than the rest of the year, 2017 has...

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park launch new tours

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park launches new tours for groups

Five years on from the 2012 Games, the London Legacy Development Corporation has launched a new tour of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the groups travel market. With over 560 acres of Park...

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Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa celebrates 250 years

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, Bath has unveiled the ultimate celebratory package to commemorate 250 years of the Royal Crescent, one of the world's finest examples of Georgian architecture. Designed by...

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VisitEngland quality assessment

VisitEngland appoints the AA to run National Quality Assessment Schemes

The VisitEngland accommodation assessment schemes have been successfully run under licence since 2012, with the existing licence ending in March 2017, prompting a review of the scheme's operation and assessment of...

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UKinbound responds to Westminster incident

We are shocked and saddened by the incident at Westminster on 22 March, and our thoughts are with the families of those who died and those injured in the attack. The Prime...

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Blenheim Palace hires apprentices national apprenticeship week

Blenheim Palace says "You're Hired" to apprentices

In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week earlier in March, Blenheim Palace announced plans to train more than 100 apprentices over the next decade. Now in its 10th year, National Apprenticeship Week brought...

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Deal agreed to ease flight restrictions between UK and India

The UK and India have agreed to ease restrictions on a number of scheduled flights between the two countries. The deal, which aims to increase the range of flights for passengers while...

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UK Visas & Immigration changes Immigration Rules

On 16 March, the Home Office presented a package of changes to the Immigration Rules mainly affecting applications using Certificates of Sponsorship assigned by sponsors on or after 6 April 2017. Overseas...

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International Passenger Survey shows record December for overseas visits

A number of new monthly and yearly records have been set in December 2016, according to the latest International Passenger Survey data. Visits A new December record was set with 2.86 million...

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2017 Spring Budget - key tourism points

Chancellor supports UK tourism by offering relief on business rates, funding for improvements to the UK's road network and the introduction of new technical qualifications. However, many tourism businesses will be...

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Google partners with UKinbound, the BHA and NCTA to launch bespoke digital skills programme to boost British seaside tourism

Google has partnered with UKinbound, the British Hospitality Association, and National Coastal Tourism Academy to boost visitor numbers on British coasts this summer. The new digital skills training programme, announced today as...

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New Members' Welcome!

We are delighted to welcome 4 new members who have joined us in February! We look forward to hearing all your exciting news and updates in the coming months, and hope...

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