Trophy time for trailblazing tourism businesses

Who will be the tourism trailblazers leading the way in the new decade? World-class businesses from across Cumbria’s £3billion tourism industry are being urged to showcase their stand-out success stories, with the launch of the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2020. The search is now on to find out who’s setting the standard in a world-renowned visitor…

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Indian visitors at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction™

Tourism businesses head to India to sell Cumbria to the world

A group of Cumbrian tourism businesses are heading to two of India’s largest cities next week (13-16 January 2020), to help make the most of the UK’s growing appeal to visitors from one of the world’s fastest growing economies. The newly launched ‘English Lake District India Forum’ was recently set up by Cumbria Tourism to…

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Irini Tzortzoglou

MasterChef winner to create dishes from Cumbrian produce at 2020 Lakes Hospitality Show

The winner of MasterChef 2019 has been confirmed as a special guest at the forthcoming Lakes Hospitality Show on 25 & 26 March 2020, where she will be creating special dishes made from nationally and internationally renowned local Cumbrian produce. Irini Tzortzoglou hasn’t been wasting any time, having already highlighted local products including Kin Vodka,…

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Three months to access free business advice and support

As a new decade gets underway, Cumbria Tourism is urging businesses across the county to make the most of free one-to-one business support sessions to help them grow and innovate. There are now just three months left to access personalised business support sessions with Cumbria Tourism staff, as part of the Cumbria Growth Catalyst programme….

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New Government urged to take action, as new Business Survey highlights Cumbria’s tourism priorities

Following the General Election results, the county’s official Destination Management Organisation, Cumbria Tourism, is urging the Government to move forward with its promised Tourism Sector Deal. It is also calling on all politicians to fully recognise the importance of Cumbria’s £3billion visitor economy for driving economic growth and increasing productivity. That message is backed up…

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