• Birmingham welcomes 41.8 million visitors last year

     Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    As per the recent figures released by the West Midlands Growth Company and research body Global Tourism Solutions (GTS), Birmingham welcomed 41.8 million visitors last year.   The amount of money they spent in the area hit £7.1 billion – …

  • Millennium Point appointed all female executive team

     Thursday, April 26, 2018

    Millennium Point, Birmingham Eastside’s event and office destination has appointed all female executive team members for the first time.     Millennium Point is 46,451sqm anchor building, which overlooks Eastside Park has appointed Abigail Vlahakis as finance director and Rebecca …

  • Primera Air will fly direct from Washington Dulles to London this summer

     Friday, February 2, 2018

    Primera Air announced that it will begin offering direct flights five times per week from Washington Dulles to London Stansted airport, with flights commencing August 22.         “We’ve been planning to add Washington from the beginning of …

  • Birmingham to host Commonwealth Games in 2022

     Friday, December 22, 2017

      The Commonwealth Games Federation announced that Birmingham will host the Commonwealth Games in 2022.       The announcement was made at a special event at the Arena Academy school near the Alexander Stadium, the centrepiece for the Games …

  • American unscripted hotels brand Dream Hotel Group break into English market in Birmingham

     Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    American hotel group Dream Hotel Group is set to break into the UK market with the announcement of a new property from their unscripted Hotels brand. The new hotel is due to open in Birmingham, England, in 2020 and is …

  • Birmingham hoteliers enjoy best-ever summer

     Friday, November 10, 2017

    Birmingham’s accommodation sector posted average occupancy rates of 75% this summer, the best for this time of year since records began in 2003.     The region’s hoteliers enjoyed year-on-year occupancy rises in June (up 3%), July (up 2%) and …

  • Birmingham partners with VisitBritain to attract global travellers

     Friday, November 10, 2017

    VisitBritain has announced a partnership with Birmingham and the surrounding areas to promote more of England’s regions to overseas visitors.   The three-year partnership is a joint initiative with Birmingham Airport, the West Midlands Growth Company, Shakespeare’s England and Marketing …

  • London no longer to be the third most popular tourist destination

     Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    A new research has shown that London might soon lose its third place in terms of international arrivals and slip down to the sixth position.     The UK capital is expected to welcome 19.8 million international visitors in 2017, …


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