New President and Executive Board to drive forward £3billion tourism industry

Cumbria Tourism’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) has today officially marked a number of changes to its Executive Board and Presidency. Standing down, Cumbria Tourism’s long-standing President, Lord Inglewood, was recognised at the AGM for his invaluable support of the county’s Destination Management Organisation over the past 15 years. Lord Inglewood, who has held a number…

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International media descend on Cumbria

A group of international media with a combined audience of more than 6.5million people have been visiting Cumbria this week, thanks to a trip arranged by Cumbria Tourism and VisitBritain. The five-day visit included journalists and social media influencers from across the globe, including the USA, China, Australia, Russia, South Korea, the Netherlands, Italy and…

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Cumbria Tourism Awards 2019: Winners revealed

Almost four hundred guests gathered at Cartmel Racecourse on Wednesday 19 June, to congratulate the winners of Cumbria’s annual tourism ‘Oscars’. A team of experts whittled down a record-breaking number of entries for the Cumbria Tourism Awards to 47 finalists for the final ceremony, held in association with United Utilities. The event celebrated the very…

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New India Forum welcomes high-level delegations to Cumbria

A newly launched ‘English Lake District India Forum’ to help Cumbrian tourism businesses make the most of the UK’s growing appeal to overseas visitors has been welcoming the CEOs of some of India’s top travel agencies to the county. The new Forum has been set up by Cumbria Tourism to bring together businesses targeting international…

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Government officials to share latest insights at Cumbria Tourism event

Two top tourism officials will meet with businesses at Cumbria Tourism’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 27 June, to share the Government’s perspective on the opportunities and challenges facing the county’s £3billion tourism industry. Businesses gathered at Penrith’s Roundthorn Country House Hotel will hear ‘the view from Government’, with both David Martin (Head of…

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