Government Ministers urged to take action on post-Brexit immigration proposals

We have called on Government Ministers to take urgent action to ensure that the latest post-Brexit immigration proposals will not damage the county’s £2.9billion tourism sector. The Government’s Migration Advisory Committee has recommended new restrictions for low-skilled migrant workers when the UK leaves the European Union next Spring. However, the recommendations have sparked renewed concern…

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Vital survey ‘health checks’ Cumbria’s tourism businesses

With hot topics like Brexit, recruitment and profit margins all high on the agenda, it’s more important than ever that businesses complete Cumbria Tourism’s new survey capturing the current successes and challenges facing the county’s £2.9 billion tourism sector. The Tourism Business ‘Health Check’ being carried out in association with Lamont Pridmore, aims to provide…

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Free workshops for businesses to target international visitors

Cumbria Tourism is inviting businesses in the north of the county to get involved in a new project to help them access three key international travel markets. Two National Trails – Hadrian’s Wall and the Pennine Way – will both be an integral part of ‘England’s Great Walking Trails’. Funded through Visit England’s £40 million…

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Cumbria restaurants impress as 2019 Michelin Star list is revealed

The Lake District’s status as one of the most mouth-watering foodie destinations in the UK has been boosted this week with the addition of an extra Michelin star – bringing Cumbria’s tally to five. Cumbria is now the home of four restaurants which hold the prestigious Michelin star status. Rogan & Co in Cartmel –…

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Plans for first-ever Lake District Wedding Fair unveiled

Cumbria Tourism is throwing its weight behind a brand-new regional wedding fair to promote the Lake District as the ultimate romantic destination to tie the knot – and to bring the area’s wedding venues and suppliers together under one roof for the first time. The county’s Official Destination Management Organisation will be an official partner…

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