Ahead of the weekend Cumbria Tourism reinforces the importance of staying at home

Ahead of the weekend Cumbria Tourism reinforces the importance of staying at home Managing Director of Cumbria Tourism, Gill Haigh, says, ‘With the weekend coming up and this gorgeous weather we’re having, it’s even more important that we all follow government advice and stay at home. We know it could be very tempting to head…

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Cumbria Tourism reinforces message telling visitors to stay away

Cumbria Tourism reinforces message telling visitors to stay away  Jim Walker, Chair of Cumbria Tourism said, “Last night the Prime Minister issued strict new instructions for us all, to protect the NHS and to help save lives in this time of national emergency. All visitors, second home-owners and holiday park caravan owners are very clearly…

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Prominent Lake District businesswoman shortlisted for ‘Director of the Year’ award

One of the best known figures in Cumbria’s business community has been selected as a finalist in the ‘IoD North West & Isle of Man Director of the Year Awards 2020’. Jennifer Cormack has made the shortlist in the Non-Executive Director category, in recognition of her role as a Cumbria Tourism Board Director. Jennifer is…

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Eden Project North speaker to inspire new wave of responsible tourism

Inspirational speakers from key organisations, including the upcoming Eden Project North, will bring together tourism businesses from across Cumbria as they innovative ways to develop the county’s £3billion visitor economy. Keynote speaker Rob Barratt from the highly anticipated Eden Project North will inspire Cumbria Tourism members with an update on one of the most exciting…

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Urgent rethink needed on damaging new immigration policy

Cumbria Tourism is expressing serious concerns about the Government’s proposed new UK points-based immigration system, which it says fails to recognise the county’s unique recruitment challenges – and could cause real damage to its £3billion tourism industry. The proposed post-Brexit immigration system unveiled today, 19 February 2020, means there would be no route for lower-skilled…

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