- Saturday, 01 March 2014
March marketing campaign ahead of Easter will promote areas to tourists from home and abroad
Tourism businesses affected by the floods – from bed and breakfasts and hotels to local attractions – will get help from a new £2 million support fund, Culture Secretary Maria Miller announced today.
- Tuesday, 11 February 2014
More than 28 MPs from all parties united in Westminster today to urge the Government to reduce VAT on the tourism sector.
This follows a high level campaign by the tourism industry as 24 out of 28 EU countries such as France and Spain enjoy vastly reduced tourism VAT unlike the UK where we still pay 20 per cent.
- Monday, 28 October 2013
UK Music and VisitBritain have for the first time identified the value of international and domestic music tourism to the UK economy in a new Oxford Economics report tracking visitor numbers and their spending patterns at Britain's many thousands of gigs and world famous festivals.