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Autumn Business Barometer shows cautious optimism among members

UKinbound's latest Business Barometer, conducted in collaboration with Qa Research, has shown that members are cautiously optimistic about the future, as confidence levels saw a small increase. Year-on-year bookings/visitor numbers/customer orders...

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Yule (b)log 2017: a Christmas message from the CEO

Although every year at UKinbound brings new and exciting challenges and opportunities for the Association, 2017 will always be a special year. Celebrating our 40th anniversary with members will be one of the...

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Visit Northumberland launch new itineraries for groups

Visit Northumberland is delighted to announce a range of new and updated itineraries to showcase Northumberland to the group travel market. From the Northumberland coastline to the border country, the itineraries...

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Bristol features on National Geographic Traveller Cool List for 2018

Bristol has been named by National Geographic Traveller (UK) as one of the world's "hippest hangouts" for 2018 - the only UK destination to feature on its annual Cool List. The list...

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Westminster Abbey appoints Travel Trade Manager

Westminster Abbey is pleased to announce the appointment of Lucy Hillyard as the new Travel Trade Manager. Lucy first joined Westminster Abbey in March 2017 as Marketing Manager, covering the role for...

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Kidzania London launches Career Fair 2018 and new partnership with Middlesex Cricket

KidZania London has announced the launch of the 2018 Careers Fair, a special three-day event for children where industry professionals run a series of talks providing valuable insight into a whole...

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BBC Tours win Gold and two Silvers

BBC tours are celebrating three awards wins in four weeks having picked up Gold for Guided Tour of the Year at the recent North East England Tourism Awards in Newcastle for...

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Pinpoint Britain launches new itinerary featuring the 'Queen of Crime'

Pinpoint Britain has introduced a new itinerary for 2018 which promotes one of the UK's most famous authors - Agatha Christie, and showcases the coastal countryside of South-West England. Christie spent most...

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Blenheim Palace named 'Large Visitor Attraction of the Year'

Blenheim Palace has been named 'Large Visitor Attraction of the Year' at the Beautiful South Awards for Excellence, run by Tourism South East to recognise and celebrate excellence in the industry The...

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MBNA launch new River Bus service at Battersea Power Station pier

MBNA Thames Clippers launch new service at Battersea Power Station

A new River Bus service has launched at Battersea Power Station, marking a significant extension to services on the Thames supported by a new state-of-the-art pier created at the foot of...

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UKinbound welcomes Government APD freeze in 2017 Budget

Following yesterday's budget announcement, UKinbound has welcomed the Chancellor's decision to freeze Air Passenger Duty (APD) on short and long-haul economy flights but is calling for the impending review on the...

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What is the tourism sector deal? A summary and Q&A

In October, a group of tourism industry leaders (including UKinbound Chief Executive Deirdre Wells) and headed by Steve Ridgway CBE, Chair of VisitBritain, submitted a Sector Deal for the UK's tourism...

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August 2017 IPS data shows another record breaking month for inbound tourism

The provisional International Passenger Survey data for August 2017 has been released, showing a 10% year-on-year increase in visitor spending. The increase, likely due to the decreased value of the pound,...

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Bicester Village has Christmas all wrapped up with live events, winter reductions and more

The lights are up, glitter is sprinkled, and the resident reindeer are all set to welcome visitors to Bicester Village this festive season! From 18 November you can discover Winter Reductions...

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New Members' Welcome!

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

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UKinbound welcomes Karen Jacques as Business Development Manager Scotland

UKinbound are delighted to announce the appointment of Karen Jacques as Business Development Manager Scotland, taking over from Andrew Macnair from 4 December 2017. Karen brings over 20 years' experience as...

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UKinbound issues pre-budget appeal to Chancellor to cut APD

UKinbound have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer ahead of the Autumn budget to appeal for a reduction in Air Passenger Duty (APD). The UK is currently at a competitive disadvantage,...

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made welcomes Tom Sanderson as new Senior Account Manager

made is pleased to welcome Tom Sanderson to the team as Senior Account Manager. Tom joins made from AKA where he worked in various teams over four and a half years, creating...

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The Roman Baths & Pump Room wins 4 Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards

The Roman Baths and Pump Room scooped four Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards in a ceremony on 9 November at Somerset County Cricket Club in Taunton. The attraction picked up three...

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Save the Crown Jewels with London's first ever cross-city augmented reality treasure hunt

Golden Tours has teamed up with experience designers Holovis to bring the city's first augmented reality treasure hunt game for adventurous explorers of the capital. Transforming London into a fun-packed adventure playground...

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Theresa May joins the world stage at Madame Tussauds London

On 8 November Madame Tussauds London unveiled the new wax figure of Prime Minister Theresa May. The politician will now reside in the attraction's Downing Street set next to fellow world...

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Manchester City FC revamps stadium tour

Manchester City Football Club has unveiled its revamped Stadium and Club tour, complete with exciting new experiences and facilities for groups of all sizes. Visitors on the Club's access-all-areas guided tour can...

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Prince Michael of Kent opens new Brooklands Aircraft Factory and Flight Shed

Brooklands Museum celebrated the launch of the next stage of their Re-Engineering Brooklands project with an opening by HRH Prince Michael of Kent earlier this week. The £8.4 million Brooklands Aircraft Factory...

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Tricia Handley-Hughes joins UKinbound Board of Directors

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Tricia Handley-Hughes, Founder and Director of Pinpoint Britain, to the UKinbound Board of Directors. Tricia brings with her over 35 years of travel industry experience that...

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New Sales Manager joins Thames River Services and Circular Cruise Westminster

Thames River Services and Circular Cruise Westminster are pleased to announce Andrew Gould as the new Sales Manager, after a period of rapid growth and the launch of a new vessel. Andrew...

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Southern Wales Tourism invites you to a two-day familiarisation visit

Southern Wales Tourism are pleased to invite UKinbound members to join their two-day familiarisation visit to experience first-hand some of the best that the region has to offer groups. Taking place from...

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London undergoes magical makeover for Hogwarts in the Snow

This festive season, Harry Potter fans are invited to experience Christmas time at Hogwarts and discover how film-makers created fire, ice and snow that never melts as Warner Bros. Studio Tour...

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UKinbound team update

We are sorry to announce that after three and a half years of supporting UKinbound in Scotland, Andrew Macnair will be moving on to pastures new and will be taking up...

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Hatters Hostel opens its doors to reveal major new refurbishment in Manchester's Northern Quarter

Hatters Hostel at Hilton Chambers in Manchester's Northern Quarter has revealed a major new refurbishment and makeover with an official reopening earlier this month. 15 hotel-standard private rooms with 42" plasma Netflix...

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Transforming Blenheim's Landscape for Christmas

From 24 November 2017 - 1 January 2018, Blenheim Palace's 2000 acres of 'Capability' Brown landscape and Formal Gardens will be transformed into an illuminated wonderland for the second year running. Zoe...

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Waxy O'Connor's wins Irish Pub of the Year in the UK

Waxy O'Connors has won the 'Irish Pub of the Year in the UK' award at the prestigious Irish Pubs Global Awards hosted by the Irish Pubs Global Federation in Dublin earlier...

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Write to your MP to support our Package Travel Regulations Campaign: the 2.2bn opportunity for domestic tourism

UKinbound and the Tourism Alliance are urging Government to insert a clause in the new Package Travel Regulations so that when the UK leaves the EU, the definition of a package...

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Business Barometer shows low industry confidence despite increased bookings and revenue

UKinbound's latest Business Barometer survey, compiled by Qa Research, has found that bookings, visitor numbers, and revenue yield are on-par or higher than 12 months ago. Conversely, confidence in future bookings...

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Government publishes draft Transport Accessibility Action Plan and consultation

The Government has published its proposed Transport Accessibility Action Plan which will impact air, rail, and road transport providers. The draft Action Plan, which can be downloaded here, sets out the proposed...

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Tourism Sector Deal submitted to Government

In January 2017 the Government published its Industrial Strategy with the aim of boosting the UK's productivity. As part of this strategy, industries across the UK were invited to organise themselves...

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VisitEngland and VisitScotland launch accessibility guides website

VisitEngland and VisitScotland have launched a website for tourism businesses to produce accessibility guides - a new way for tourism operators to increase business by providing potential visitors with important accessibility...

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STA report investigates factors affecting confidence and future outlook of Scotland's tourism businesses

The Scottish Tourism Alliance has published the findings of its four-month research project exploring the variety of factors affecting the future growth of tourism businesses in Scotland. 70 businesses from across Scotland...

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Bicester Village unveils new expansion and VIP space

On 19 October Bicester Village opened the doors to its new expansion, adding more than 30 new boutiques to bring the total number of brands in their portfolio to over 160. Guests...

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Celebrity A-lister puts Bristol on the Chinese millennial map

Specialist travel PR and representation agency China Travel Outbound joined forces with Destination Bristol to host a unique celebrity media trip to welcome 17-year old A-lister Nana Ou-Yang to Bristol. The...

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Latest IPS figures show record breaking Q2 in 2017

The provisional International Passenger Survey data for April to June 2017 has been released. Following a strong Q1 with record breaking visit numbers and spend levels, inbound visit growth continues to...

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New Discover England Fund winners announced to drive tourism product development

VisitEngland has announced the successful applicants to secure years two and three funding from the £40 million Discover England Fund. The eight successful bids will include projects to enhance England's tourism offer...

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New report shows Scotland lagging behind European competitors in aviation

A new report commissioned by Airlines UK and ABTA has found that despite the establishment of an impressive number of new routes in recent years, Scotland lags behind European competitor nations...

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New Members' Welcome!

We are delighted to welcome 10 new members who have joined us for the new membership year! We look forward to hearing all your exciting news and updates in the...

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Strada Restaurants offering group and FIT packages throughout the festive period

Strada Restaurants are offering group and FIT packages to tour operators with clients in the UK during the festive period, including Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. On Christmas Day from midday...

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UKinbound welcomes City Cruises as new corporate partner

UKinbound are delighted to announce a new corporate partnership with the UK's leading sightseeing river cruise company, City Cruises. The Gold tier partnership highlights City Cruises' commitment to investing long term in...

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August London Hotel Occupancy data marks 10th consecutive month of ADR growth

The preliminary August 2017 data for hotels in London has indicated growth in the average daily rate (ADR) for the 10th consecutive month, primarily due to the devaluation of the pound...

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Aerospace Bristol opens to the public

Aerospace Bristol, the new home of the last Concorde ever to fly, has opened its doors to visitors, with 'speedy boarding' tickets available to book in advance online. Located to the north...

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Stonehenge group rates announced for 2018 - 2020

English Heritage are pleased to issue group prices for Stonehenge for the next two seasons, with bookings opening earlier this year from 2 October 2017. Stonehenge Group Rates 2018 - 2019 These rates...

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Torchlit Summer Evenings at the Roman Baths attract record visitor numbers

Torchlit Summer Evenings at the Roman Baths attracted record visitor numbers this year with 55,203 evening visitors, up from approximately 40,000 in 2016 and 33,000 in 2015. Each summer, the Roman Baths...

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New Virgin brand launches in rewards and benefits sector

Acorne Ltd has rebranded to become Virgin Incentives - the corporate side of Virgin Experience Days. Launched by the team behind Acorne Rewards, Virgin Incentives is a rewards and recognition business providing...

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Shakespeare's England launches new regional Explorer Pass

Shakespeare's England, the destination management organisation for Warwickshire, is delighted to announce the launch of its new visitor pass, a first for the region and part funded by a grant from...

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Build up a head of festive steam with the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Group travel organisers looking for something seasonally exciting beyond the traditional mall or the pantomime can head to the Lake District and allow their passengers to build up a head of...

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Royal Albert Hall introduces ticket reward scheme for new Cirque du Soleil show

Following their record-breaking run of Amaluna, Cirque du Soleil returns to the Royal Albert Hall in January 2018 for the UK debut for their brand new show OVO, featuring London gymnast...

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Experience a Christmas adventure with Bluewater's Santa's Grotto and outdoor ice rink

It may only be September, but tickets are already on sale for the magical Santa's Grotto at Bluewater. From 16 November until Christmas Eve, little ones can visit the Grotto by the...

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UKinbound welcomes Prime Minister's commitment to EU nationals

UKinbound has welcomed the Government's latest commitment to EU nationals after the UK leaves the European Union, as the success of the tourism industry relies heavily on employees from the EU. In...

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UKinbound calls for Government to make two-year China visa permanent

UKinbound have started a campaign to urge Government to make its two-year reduced cost multi-entry Chinese visa pilot into a permanent scheme when it ends in January 2018. We surveyed our...

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Win a Welsh food & drink hamper with Visit Wales website survey

Visit Wales, who work to promote Wales as a holiday destination to leisure travellers and groups worldwide, have launched a survey to learn and improve how their travel trade website and...

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Blenheim Palace awarded VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction marque

Blenheim Palace has been awarded the highly regarded VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction marque. The accreditation offers prospective visitors from all over the world the assurance of an official endorsement of...

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Death in the ice: the National Maritime Museum's new exhibition

The National Maritime Museum (NMM) is hosting a major exhibition Death in the ice: The shocking story of Franklin's final expedition, running until 7 January 2018. Developed in partnership with the...

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Shakespeare's Globe launches Globe on Screen in China

Shakespeare's Globe has launched Globe on Screen in China, in collaboration with ATW Culture, the leading distributor of filmed theatrical content in China. On 24 September, Globe on Screen launched with...

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American concert tour of the UK hits all the right notes

A concert tour of the UK by a Californian youth group, organised by Janet Redler Travel & Tourism, saw packed performances at venues across the UK. The Starfire Singers, a Methodist youth...

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Heathrow Airport star on most popular airport film locations list

Heathrow Airport has been revealed as the second most popular airport film location of all time in a new list compiled by Air New Zealand. With 75 film productions having been shot...

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Continuum Attractions celebrate the story of their success

Continuum Attractions is seeing a significant increase in visitor numbers across the business, and their research suggests that this is due to their visitor's desire for a good story. The company prides...

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London Nights: Museum of London unveils major photography exhibition

The Museum of London, represented by AKA, has announced its next major exhibition London Nights, opening on 11 May 2018. The exhibition will explore the city after dark through both contemporary...

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Visit Wales to launch The Wales Way at WTM 2017

Visit Wales has announced a major new initiative that will be launched at World Travel Market in November. The Wales Way will encompass a family of three themed routes: The North Wales...

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UKinbound response to draft Government policy on post-Brexit immigration from the EU

A recently leaked document from the Home Office revealed the Government's draft policy for immigration from the EU post-Brexit. Responding to the proposed plans, Chief Executive Deirdre Wells commented: "In 2016,...

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New Members' Welcome!

We are delighted to welcome 7 new members who have joined us over the Summer! We look forward to hearing all your exciting news and updates in the coming months, and...

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Muslim History Tours launch UK's first Eid cruise on the Thames

Muslim History Tours are delighted to announce the launch of the UK's first Eid cruise on the River Thames on Sunday 17 September 2017. The celebratory cruise is the first of its...

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Brilliant Liverpool Tours delights German trade union study group with 'Life After Brexit' tour

Brilliant Liverpool Tours has scored top marks from a leading German adult education group after creating a bespoke tour of the city, ranging from The Beatles to Brexit. The Frankfurt am Main...

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Complimentary WiFi now available on The Original Tour sightseeing buses

Passengers on-board The Original Tour's iconic 'Union Jack' double-decker sightseeing tour buses can now enjoy complimentary WiFi. Alongside the re-brand of their fleet of open-top sightseeing buses - a process which started...

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Stockard Channing receives rave reviews in Apologia at Trafalgar Studios

Tony and Emmy Award winner Stockard Channing is receiving rave reviews in Alexi Kaye Campbell's new play Apologia, now playing at London's Trafalgar Studios. The critically acclaimed play is a compelling...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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