Windermere Ferry Lobbying

Cumbria Tourism convened a meeting with Cumbria County Council and representatives of businesses affected by the Windermere Ferry disruption. It was a constructive meeting that, amongst other things, discussed how to improve ferry resilience, stakeholder engagement and also opportunities to improve marketing of the service and join up marketing with areas and products it connects…

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Advertise in the Spring edition of Viewpoint

Viewpoint, our regular print members’ newsletter, will shortly be on its way to tourism businesses across Cumbria. As well as being packed full of the latest news and updates from Cumbria Tourism, there is also the opportunity to advertise relevant services to our membership, with prices starting from just £250 + VAT. Half and full…

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Working hard to keep Cumbria in the news

It’s been another exciting and productive month for Cumbria Tourism’s PR team, with great destination coverage generated in print and online media right across the country and beyond. Sunday Times Travel did a great feature focussing on the Lake District’s cultural offering, while Cadence magazine paid a visit to the Coniston and Hawkshead areas to…

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English Tourism Week 2019

English Tourism Week (30th March – 7th April 2019) is an annual celebration of our industry across the country. The event campaigns to raise the profile of the tourism industry and its many benefits as well as celebrating the countless hardworking people who make it such a success. It has been fantastic to see so…

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Nominations Open for the 2019 Bernard Gooch Award

Cumbria Tourism’s Bernard Gooch Award, named in honour of the first chairman of our Commercial Members Committee, annually celebrates outstanding contribution to tourism. The individual or team will be selected for the award in recognition of their outstanding contribution over and above their normal duties to the visitor economy in Cumbria. Previous winners have included:…

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