Tourism sector in the spotlight during government visit

  Tourism businesses from across Cumbria have met with the Executive Director of Government Communications, Alex Aiken, at one of the county’s leading visitor attractions to highlight some of the key challenges and opportunities for the visitor economy. The discussions at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery were coordinated by Cumbria Tourism in its role…

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Cumbria Tourism gives cautious welcome to Chancellor’s new support measures

Cumbria Tourism says the additional financial support announced today by the Chancellor is welcome news, but more detail is needed – and there is still great anxiety about the prospect of new restrictions. Rishi Sunak has this afternoon confirmed a package of measures to support tourism and hospitality businesses experiencing a sharp decline in customers…

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MPs urged to back Cumbria’s tourism and hospitality sector

Cumbria Tourism is calling on the county’s MPs to back calls for government assistance for the sector in the wake of the impact of Plan B.   After a disastrous first part to the year, when lockdown and restrictions closed businesses, the summer period saw strong demand across the county, albeit frustrated by staff shortages…

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Lakes Hospitality Trade Show to return in 2022, as industry looks to the future

A renowned celebrity chef, a TV wine expert, a BBC Masterchef winner and a respected hospitality guru will be among the VIPs at the 45th Lakes Hospitality Show when it makes a welcome return in March 2022 – after a three-year absence. New dates of Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 March 2022 have been confirmed…

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Cumbria Tourism is ‘Highly Commended’ at Prolific North Marketing Awards

Cumbria Tourism triumphed at last night’s Prolific North Marketing Awards, after being ‘highly commended’ for #ThePerfectPlaceToBe marketing campaign. The results were revealed at a ceremony in Leeds on Thursday 25 November, when finalists from across the North of England gathered to celebrate stand-out marketing campaigns chosen by a panel of industry leaders. Cumbria Tourism’s summer…

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