Leave the car at home: ‘Rail Trails’ inspire new greener adventures

As the weather looks set to hot up, visitors and residents alike are being encouraged to make the most of recently expanded ‘Rail Trails’ opening up new ways to explore the Western Lake District, Furness Peninsula and Lakes Line routes. Cumbria Tourism has teamed up with Northern to inspire people to enjoy more days out…

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Double celebration as Cumbria Tourism’s ‘MyCumbria’ card scoops top Enterprise Award

A residents’ discount scheme set up by Cumbria Tourism to support local communities has scooped a top accolade at the UK Enterprise Awards. The news that MyCumbria has has been awarded ‘Most Innovative Regional Business Discount Card Enterprise’ comes as the scheme celebrates its tenth anniversary this month. Hosted by SME News, the UK Enterprise Awards celebrate vibrant…

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Vital new research to find out more about Cumbria’s ‘new’ visitors

A new county-wide survey into visitor trends and behaviour has got underway, with more than 2,000 face-to-face interviews planned in the coming months as part of a major Cumbria Tourism project to better understand people’s travel habits. The Cumbria Visitor Survey will see researchers carry out in-depth questionnaires at almost 60 locations throughout the county…

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Trailblazing businesses revealed in Cumbria Tourism Awards shortlist

The finalists of this year’s Cumbria Tourism Awards have been officially unveiled, as the ‘Oscars’ of the county’s tourism industry makes a long-awaited comeback after a three-year absence. The awards span 16 categories covering every conceivable type of tourism business and celebrate the very best of Cumbria’s vibrant visitor economy. More than 100 entries were…

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Large-scale Jobs and Careers Fair to inspire Cumbria’s jobseekers

Job seekers from across Cumbria will have the chance to speak directly to some of the county’s most innovative and inspiring employers at a special two-day event taking place next week. Around 75 organisations will be taking part in the large-scale Jobs and Careers Fair taking place on Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 May at…

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