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The British Tourism & Travel Show opens registration for 2018

Free visitor registration for British Tourism & Travel Show 2018, which returns to the NEC Birmingham on 21-22 March, is now open. According to Mintel, domestic tourism rose by 8.5% in 2016[1] – valued at around £127 billion[2], this thriving sector is continuing to grow and prosper.  The British Tourism & Travel Show offers the […]

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A day in the life of a sales manager

Find out what The British Tourism & Travel show’s sales manager Lloyd Jones gets up to on a typical day in the office… 8am It’s Friday, the school summer holidays, and it was manic this morning. I’ve got to drive to the in laws and drop the kids off. A usual 30-minute journey turns into […]

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Domestic tourism set for further growth

British Tourism & Travel Show’s industry survey reports continued rise in domestic tourism The domestic tourism industry was out in force at the British Tourism & Travel Show last month, on 22-23 March – checking out the latest offerings from 260 leading visitor attractions, venues, destinations, hotels, transport providers, associations and DMOs from across the […]

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Domestic Tourism Industry Snapshot Survey 2017 – the results are in

The second Domestic Tourism Industry Snapshot Survey, completed before and at the British Tourism & Travel Show by operators, DMOs, visitor attractions, destinations and hotels, showed continued positive growth for the sector and upbeat opportunities ahead. The survey found that 67% of respondents saw an increase in domestic visitor numbers and bookings in 2016, and […]

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British Coach Tourism Awards 2017: Winners announced

The UK’s best coach tour operators, destinations, visitor attractions, hotels, and tourism industry suppliers, were honoured last night (22 March) at the 2017 British Coach Tourism Awards. The prestigious awards ceremony, which took place at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham following the first day of the British Tourism & Travel Show, brought together over […]

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British Tourism & Travel Show: what’s in store today?

If you weren’t able to attend the show yesterday, there’s still plenty of great content to enjoy today on National Group Travel Organiser Day – including Keynotes by Julia Bradbury and Joel Brandon-Bravo (UK MD of Travelzoo), The Association of Group Travel Organisers’ Question time, and Hudson Heritage’s panel discussion on film tourism. The Association […]

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British Tourism & Travel Show opens today

British Tourism & Travel Show – the largest domestic tourism showcase of the year opens at 10am at the NEC Birmingham today.  Thousands of domestic tour operators, travel organisers and agencies from across Britain and Ireland are expected to attend. Here’s some of today’s seminar highlights: TravelGBI’s panel discussion: featuring George Clode, editor of TravelGBI; […]

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British Tourism & Travel Show 2017 opens at NEC Birmingham this week

British Tourism & Travel Show – the leading annual event for the UK and Ireland’s multi-billion pound domestic tourism industry – is expected to attract thousands of tour operators, travel organisers and agencies when it opens at the NEC Birmingham this week, on 22-23 March. “We’ve got over 60 new exhibitors at the show for […]

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