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3.4 Million Brits to take a UK break over Easter Weekend

17

Apr

3.4 million Brits (7% per cent of the adult population) plan to make the most of the Easter Bank Holiday weekend by taking at least one overnight holiday trip in the UK, with 3 million people (6% per cent) planning to take that trip in England, according to VisitEngland’s latest Trip Tracker survey.

sHAKESPEARE ANNIVERSARY

A BARD WAS BORN

02

Apr

William Shakespeare, England’s most renowned playwright, is said to have been born on the 23rd April 1564, making 2014 the 450th anniversary of his birth. 
 

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Finalists for 2014 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence revealed

02

Apr

Today, during English Tourism Week, VisitEngland announces the finalists for the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014.

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Tourism the Dominant Driver of Jobs since the Recession

31

Mar

New employment analysis released during English Tourism Week shows tourism to be the major driver of jobs in this country since the recession. 

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VisitEngland Announces Tourism Superstar 2014 Winner

31

Mar

As English Tourism Week gets underway, VisitEngland is delighted to announce that the winner of its Tourism Superstar 2014 competition is Buzby Allen, from Potters Resort in Hopton-on-Sea, Norfolk.

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ENGLAND’S HALL OF FAME TO GO ON PUBLIC DISPLAY

31

Mar

National Tourist Board announces landmark exhibition to mark St George’s Day

Irish President to visit UK

HOLIDAY LIKE AN IRISH PRESIDENT

26

Mar

As Ireland’s President, Michael D Higgins, prepares to be the first Irish Head of State invited by HM The Queen on an official State visit to England (7th – 11th April 2014), VisitEngland gives holidaymakers a sneak peak how to holiday like the Irish President .

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Character-‘full’ attractions make GREAT days out

25

Mar

With Angry Birds flocking to Thorpe Park, the CBeebies gang heading to Alton Towers and Wallace & Gromit getting behind VisitEngland’s ‘Holidays at Home are GREAT’ campaign, there’s plenty for families to do this spring.

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Tourism industry gears up for English Tourism Week 2014

27

Mar

English Tourism Week 2014 will officially launch today (27 March) at the annual Tourism Society dinner at the House of Commons, which will be attended by Tourism Minister Helen Grant MP. The launch will kick start a week long programme of events from 29 March – 6 April to celebrate tourism in England.

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VisitEngland: @visit_bham Birmingham ranked as having highest quality of life of any UK city outside of capital, by Mercer Quality of Living Report 2014
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VisitEnglandBiz: Wishing everyone a fantastic Easter break! 3.4m Brits planning an Easter break in the UK - time to book yours http://t.co/lYdJGK3oTJ
12:38 PM Apr 17th
VisitEnglandBiz: Book your tickets now for the 'TMI Hot Topic' Digital Conference prior to the @VE_Awards ceremony on 12th May http://t.co/YStw2WF6Rp
12:30 PM Apr 17th
VisitEnglandBiz: @BayTreeSue @JBerresfordVE Please DM your email address to @VisitEnglandBiz We are looking into this and will be in touch next week.
3:37 PM Apr 11th
VisitEngland: We wished our dining room looked like this! http://t.co/e274kHQTmN Have you been to the stunning @BurtonConstable? @vhey
1:45 PM Apr 18th
VisitEngland: Room on the Broom trail to open today in @theforestofdean http://t.co/2lWgoagCJN
9:55 AM Apr 18th
VisitEngland: @visit_bham Birmingham ranked as having highest quality of life of any UK city outside of capital, by Mercer Quality of Living Report 2014
3:03 PM Apr 17th

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