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#UKCityofCulture2021: This is Coventry!

Nicole Malatesta

, December 19, 2017 — Culture

Fundraising Officer, Coventry City of Culture Trust

‘Coventry’s ready’, ‘we are ready’, ‘the time is right’ … everyone we spoke to expressed the same positive sentiments.  A two and a half year journey working with the community, arts organisations, individuals and businesses across the city and region, which all hung in the balance as we stood poised for the final announcement. As…

Reflecting on Coventry’s crown as the UK #CityofCulture2021

Phil Redmond

, — Culture

Chair of the City of Culture Independent Advisory Panel

There have already been a lot of words spoken, written and recorded about why Coventry and not Swansea or Stoke or Paisley or Sunderland, and on the night of the announcement there was neither the time, nor probably the expectation to give a line by line report against the criteria in the Government’s guidance notes.…

Events are GREAT

Nick de Bois

, April 15, 2016 — Tourism

The launch of Events are GREAT Britain took place on Thursday 14th April at Chelsea Football Club, officially outlining VisitBritain’s new strategy for Business Visits & Events.“Events are GREAT Britain” is part of the wider GREAT campaign and will act as the umbrella brand working to drive more international business to the UK. Activity will start to roll…

Tracey Crouch: “UK tourism can aim high after significant investment”

Tracey Crouch

, November 26, 2015 — Uncategorized

Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage

UK tourism is a global success story and one I am incredibly proud to champion as Tourism Minister.While the overall Spending Review included difficult decisions, significant investments have been made in the sector. I am very grateful to you all for your input, which helped us make a compelling case for tourism.Last year we attracted a…

What I love about #MyTourismJob

Deirdre Wells

, October 29, 2015 — Culture

On the last Thursday of every month we celebrate the tourism sector across social media using #MyTourismJob. This month, Deirdre Wells, Chief Executive of UKinbound shares why she is passionate about her role in the tourism sector. We all love a good holiday and there is oodles of research which confirms that not only is it…

The Motorhome & Caravan Show returns to Birmingham

John Lally

, October 12, 2015 — Tourism

National Caravan Council (NCC) Director General, John Lally, previews the Motorhome & Caravan Show, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC this week, at a time when the use of leisure vehicles in the UK is on the up. There will even be a world record attempt on opening day…Excitement is building as the finishing touches are…

Tourism students strengthening the industry

Dr Brigitte Stangl

, September 24, 2015 — Tourism

Dr Brigitte Stangl is a lecturer in tourism and the programme leader in international tourism management BSc at the University of Surrey. She shares her experience as a tourism lecturer and helping students, as part of our first #MyTourismJob day – taking place on the last Thursday of every month. It is well known that the…

A great way to see the UK

Nick Lomas

, May 22, 2015 — Tourism

May Bank Holiday Week Blog from Nick Lomas, Director General of The Caravan ClubThe great British outdoors gives us so much fun, exhilaration and enjoyment. So as we plan our May Bank Holiday weekend, and for many the half-term week as well, it’s worth considering the freedom that caravanning offers. If you had to define the…

Coming Soon: The Chinese for Haggis and Cornish Pasties

Helen Grant MP

, December 15, 2014 — Tourism

Helen Grant is the Minister for Sport and Tourism

Sometimes you come across a story that doesn’t quite have the ring of truth about it. You know the sort of thing. A new way of losing weight that doesn’t involve either eating less or doing more exercise. A face cream that promises to make you look 15 years younger. Very often the date at…