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What I love about #MyTourismJob

, October 29, 2015 — Culture

CEO, UKInbound

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

, 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

, 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

, 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

, 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…

England’s quality attractions beckon this half term

, October 27, 2014 — Culture

As half term begins, VisitEnglands’ Enterprise Director Jenny McGee celebrates the breadth of #GREATdayout opportunities on offer across England.There are so many wonderful experiences to enjoy across England this half term, whether on a day trip, short break or longer holiday. Wherever you choose to venture, I know for certain you won’t be far from one of…