Tag Archives: Visitor economy

Exeter University study – 270 million visits made to English coastlines each year

BlueHealth researchers at Exeter University have conducted research which has revealed that around 270  million recreational visits are made to the English coast annually. The study showed that most people go to the coast for relaxation and social reasons. The majority of the visits – around 12o m in total – were for walking, with or

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Call for evidence: The Economic Potential of Coastal Communities and the Visitor Economy

Closes 5.00pm on 30 September 2016 The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Visitor Economy is conducting an Inquiry into the Economic Potential of Coastal Communities and the Visitor Economy.  The aim of the inquiry is to provide an opportunity to discuss how the Government and the hospitality and tourism industry can support the economic

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Final Programme Available – Destination Coast! 3rd November, Grange-over-Sands

The North West Coastal Forum is pleased to announce that the final programme is now available for the North West’s biennial coastal conference - Destination Coast! - 3rd November in Grange-over-Sands, with an optional field trip to Morecambe Bay on 4th November. The event will feature the North West Awards for Coastal Excellence. We are also delighted to announce

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Welcome to Morecambe Bay course – training to boost the visitor economy

Welcome to Morecambe Bay course – training to boost the visitor economy

‘Welcome to Morecambe Bay’, a new, bespoke customer-service training course, is taking place for the first time in Cumbria on Tuesday 13 May at the Forum in Barrow with further courses taking place over the next 12 months.  The one-day training course combines customer care with product knowledge so that visitors get the best possible

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The 2012 Open brings £65 million benefit to the Lancashire economy

According to new research released on 8th January 2013 the 2012 Open Championship which was held at Royal Lytham & St Annes delivered a £65 million benefit to Lancashire’s economy. The research, which was commissioned by the R&A who organise the Open Championships and was undertaken by Sheffield Hallam University’s Sport Industry Research Centre, involved

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Closed – Consultation on the Liverpool City Region Destination Management Plan

The Liverpool City Region Visitor Economy Strategy to 2020 sets out VisitLiverpool’s vision for tourism for the next 10 years. This long-term strategy is underpinned by a Destination Management Plan which is a 3 year collective action plan for driving forward growth in the Visitor Economy. The DMP is updated regularly and a draft Destination Management Plan for

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