Visitors spent an additional £673 million across Britain as a result of activity by national tourism agency VisitBritain/VisitEngland, the latest figures show. The agency reported the figures, which cover its activity from April 2021 to June 2022, as it was set to bring industry leaders together at its annual review event on 22 March, highlighting its plans to support the industry and grow the visitor economy.
Nigel Wilkinson MBE appointed VisitEngland Advisory Board Member
The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport appoints Nigel Wilkinson MBE as a new VisitEngland Advisory Board Member.
UK-wide campaign to boost domestic breaks
VisitEngland in partnership with the tourism organisations of London, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales are stepping up its UK-wide ‘Escape the Everyday’ campaign to drive domestic day trips and overnight breaks as the summer holidays begin.
VisitBritain sets out priorities to support tourism recover and rebuild
VisitBritain sets out its priorities to support the sector to recover and rebuild.
Escape the Everyday – campaign launched to boost UK domestic tourism
The ‘Escape the Everyday’ campaign, which first launched in autumn 2020, highlights the quality destinations, visitor attractions and experiences on offer across the UK to build back demand for domestic breaks.
English Tourism Week encourages support for sector as businesses reopen and start to rebuild
English Tourism Week is fast approaching with this year’s week dedicated to showing support for tourism businesses and destinations across the sector as they reopen and start to rebuild.
Sensory summertime experiences on the cards for staycationing Brits
New VisitEngland research shows that it’s foodie experiences that are top of the agenda for sensory-starved Brits.
UK-wide Escape the Everyday campaign launches to boost domestic breaks
VisitEngland in partnership with the tourism organisations of London, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales has launched a UK-wide campaign to encourage people to take a domestic break during autumn and winter.
VisitEngland launches business recovery webinars
The free webinars focus on helping tourism businesses in England as the industry eases out of lockdown providing insights and practical tips for business recovery.
VisitEngland announces launch of virtual English Tourism Week
VisitEngland has announced that this year’s English Tourism Week to highlight the economic importance and value of tourism to local economies across England is going virtual.