Tourism Exchange GB – how can it help you?

Looking to grow your international business? Keen to increase your sales through a wide range of distribution channels? Tourism Exchange GB has been developed to help you do just that. Tourism Exchange GB is a B2B platform which links your availability, pricing, and bookings, with a range of Distributors, chosen by you, and all managed…

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Representing our members

Cumbria Tourism Vice Chairman represented members and the visitor economy at the recent Lake District National Park Authority’s (LDNPA) Local Plan Examination in Public alongside other bodies including the Lake District Economic Forum, Friends of the Lake District as well as other mainly single issue campaigning groups or individuals. The inspectors interim findings are expected…

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Nominate your 2020 Tourism Superstar

Nominations are now open for VisitEngland’s Tourism Superstar competition 2020. VisitEngland’s Tourism Superstar award recognises and celebrates those in the tourism industry who go the extra mile to ensure tourists across England have an amazing and unforgettable visitor experience. Tourism Superstar nominees are passionate about where they work and the destination they live in and…

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Eco-friendly weddings unveiled as big theme for county-wide bridal show

With eco-friendly weddings set to be one of the top trends for 2020, the organisers of the Lake District Wedding Fair say going green will be the big theme of next February’s showpiece event. After welcoming more than a thousand people to this year’s inaugural Lake District Wedding Fair, 2020’s expanded event will feature a…

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New Cumbria LEP Grants Programme

The Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) is aiming to formally launch the Growing Our Potential Fund in January 2020 subject to receiving final Board approval for the scheme. Up to £2m will be available for established businesses to support growth, increase productivity, foster innovation and create jobs.  The fund can support the delivery of capital…

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