Big screen brings big money to county

Film and TV productions brought an estimated £1million into the Cumbrian economy in 2019. These latest figures have been unveiled ahead of the worldwide release of Dolittle starring Iron Man himself Robert Downer Junior and partially filmed in Cumbria. The blockbuster takes on a much-loved classic, with the Marvel star appearing alongside the likes of…

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New Strategic Partners unveiled to support £3billion tourism sector

We have unveiled four new Strategic Partners – a select group of influential tourism-related businesses who share the organisation’s core values and desire to significantly grow the value of the county’s £3billion visitor economy. Stagecoach, Burnetts Solicitors, Grasmere Gingerbread® and are the latest businesses to sign up to this core network of organisations who…

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Cumbria is only English region to make National Geographic Traveller’s ‘Cool List’ for 2020

National Geographic Traveller (UK) has revealed ‘The Cool List’ of twenty ‘must see’ destinations from around the world. Listed at number four, Cumbria is the only English region included and rubs shoulders with the likes of Namibia, Slovenia and Baja California in Mexico. The hotly anticipated list of countries and cities is revealed in the…

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Cumbria Tourism on course to showcase county to the world in 2020

With VisitBritain pledging to increase the value of the country’s tourism to £35 billion by 2025, Cumbria Tourism is stepping up its efforts to promote the county and increase its reputation and popularity to international visitors. Following its involvement with a successful trade mission to India earlier this month Cumbria Tourism have just returned from…

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