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Ending VAT-free shopping for international visitors can mean billions of pounds loss for the UK

Travel and retail bosses have warned that a government plan for ending VAT-free shopping for international visitors at the end of 2020 could cost the UK billions of pounds in lost income. The heads of firms like Marks & Spencer, …

  • GBTA Foundation Study Examines Booking Behaviours for German, UK and French Business Travellers

    Published on : Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    A new GBTA Foundation survey of business travellers who are based in Europe’s three largest business travel markets – Germany, the United Kingdom and France – revealed business travellers are increasingly booking direct with suppliers and embracing mobile and sharing …

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  • VisitBritain and British Airways launch campaign to attract more visitors from South Africa

    Published on : Sunday, March 19, 2017

    The #OMGB (Oh My GREAT Britain) ‘Home of Amazing Moments’ print and digital campaign showcases the incredible experiences that can only be had in Britain. As part of the campaign, British Airways is offering discounted airfares of up to 20% …

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  • VisitBritain launches search for America’s super Premier League fan

    Published on : Sunday, March 19, 2017

    The competition calls for football enthusiasts from across the US to record a short video that explains what makes them the biggest Premier League fan in America.   The US ranks fourth globally for the number of overseas visitors to …

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  • FIBO INNOVATION TOUR 2017: New Industry Expertise for Fitness Professionals in Europe

    Published on : Monday, February 27, 2017

    Motivating, personal, target-group specific – this is how fitness clubs should design their services. This is the outcome of the fourth FIBO INNOVATION TOUR that informed to the tune of 400 fitness professionals in London, Paris, Vienna and Barcelona in …

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  • Germany to host new Turkish tourism campaign 2017

    Published on : Monday, February 27, 2017

    From next month onward, a new campaign requesting Turks staying overseas to spend their holidays and organizing weddings in Turkey will get going in Germany as reported by the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry. It has been named as ‘’Bring …

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  • VisitBritain is to organize largest tourism trade event

    Published on : Wednesday, February 22, 2017

    ExploreGB is gradually heading to Brighton. Currently in its third year, this flagship event will be attended by more than 400 international buyers from 40 nations will do business with 430 travel industry suppliers from Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland …

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  • VisitBritain announces campaign to attract more visitors from Italy

    Published on : Saturday, February 4, 2017

    The #OMGB (Oh My GREAT Britain) ‘Home of Amazing Moments’ marketing campaign was formally announced at an event for travel trade and press in Milan hosted by VisitBritain, the Department for International Trade, the British Council and the Foreign & …

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  • Louvre Museum Attack Tarnishes Paris Tourism Image

    Published on : Saturday, February 4, 2017

    The attack which was thwarted near the Louvre museum on Friday would likely further tarnish the reputation of Paris as a tourist destination, which is still reeling from a series of terror attacks.   Visitors were preparing to file into …

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  • Britain May be Hit by Storm Doris, Travel to be Disrupted

    Published on : Wednesday, February 1, 2017

    Weather forecast says that Britain will be battered by 70mph winds at the end of this week, as the Met Office warned that Storm Doris may be on its way.   A yellow weather warning (“be aware”) covering the south …

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  • Europe is The official Partner Destination For ITB China 2017

    Published on : Wednesday, February 1, 2017

    Europe as one destination:  Europe is the Official Partner Destination of ITB China 2017. A corresponding agreement was signed on 31 January 2017 by Mr. David Axiotis, General Manager ITB China and Mr. Eduardo Santander, Executive Director European Travel Commission. …

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  • Britain gets set for best ever Chinese New Year

    Published on : Thursday, January 12, 2017

    The national tourism agency, along with partners from London and across Britain, is holding a Chinese New Year preview event for Chinese travel trade and press on Wednesday 11 January at the Hippodrome Casino, in the heart of London’s Chinatown. …

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  • VisitBritain hosts first tourism mission to India in three years

    Published on : Thursday, January 12, 2017

    More than 20 suppliers from the UK are set to showcase what makes Britain a GREAT destination to Indian buyers at the ‘Destination Britain India’ event, this year being held in Pune from Wednesday 11 January to Friday 13 January. …

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  • VisitBritain and PCMA join forces to deliver the #Greatdebate at Convening Leaders in Austin

    Published on : Thursday, January 12, 2017

    The debate will tackle the topical issue of “How geopolitics & global economics alter the course of business”, with key industry figures providing insight into the macro trends set to affect the events industry across the world.   Welcoming the …

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  • London Underground strike spells misery for millions of commuters

    Published on : Monday, January 9, 2017

    A London Underground strike caused major disruption on Monday as practically all stations in the city centre shut down and services were cancelled in a dispute over jobs and ticket office closures. Millions of passengers were forced to board overcrowded …

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  • easyJet launches three new routes

    Published on : Saturday, February 16, 2013

    easyJet will mark the inaugural flights of its three latest routes from London Stansted Airport to Marrakech, Sofia and Sharm El Sheikh this weekend. The three new routes which take off for the first time on 15, 16 and 17 …

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  • airberlin and Air Seychelles sign codeshare agreement

    Published on : Saturday, February 16, 2013

    airberlin and Air Seychelles signed a historic codeshare agreement allowing customers from each of the two carriers to fly seamlessly between Abu Dhabi, Germany, and Seychelles. Initially, the agreement, which comes into effect immediately, will see Air Seychelles’ HM code …

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  • March Marketplace to wow travel trade enthusiasts

    Published on : Saturday, February 16, 2013

    This year’s March Marketplace (MAMA), the second annual gathering of Britain’s travel trade at Wembley Stadium will take place on 18th and 19th of March.  It comes as Britain witnessed its best year for inbound tourism since 2008, including what …

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  • GIBTM 2013 Registration open for media professionals

    Published on : Thursday, February 14, 2013

    GIBTM 2013 (www.gibtm.com) has opened press registration online for all media who are interested in attending this year’s event at www.gibtm.com/press. Trade press that successfully pre-register will be able to take advantage of a plethora of options at GIBTM.the following: …

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  • Five Best Tourist Attractions in Rome

    Published on : Thursday, February 14, 2013

    Rome is home to some of the most exhilarating museums and monuments which are flocked by tourists and historians alike. A city that epitomises elegance, visitors never get enough of Rome in a single trip. An artistic trance that transcends …

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  • United Airlines and the International Association of Machinists Reach Tentative Agreements

    Published on : Thursday, February 14, 2013

    United Airlines announced that the company has reached tentative agreements on new joint collective bargaining agreements with the International Association of Machinists (IAM) for the fleet service, passenger service and storekeeper workgroups at the United Airlines, Continental, Continental Micronesia and …

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