Irish travel expert to head new international tourism project

One of Ireland’s best-known travel writers and broadcasters has joined Cumbria Tourism, to head up a major project helping attract international visitors to World Heritage Sites across the North of England. As part of the UK Government’s £40 million Discover England Fund, Tourism Minister Michael Ellis confirmed exciting new plans for Cumbria Tourism to lead…

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Inspired Energy PLC announced as the utilities partner for Cumbria Tourism

Cumbria Tourism members can now access a range of services to help them lower their utilities bills and reduce energy usage. Inspired Energy plc is one of the UK’s leading energy consultancies, working with corporate and SME businesses to optimise the value of every pound spent on utilities. This is achieved through a range of…

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Cumbria Tourism to lead national marketing campaign

Cumbria Tourism has been given the go-ahead to co-ordinate a £285,000 marketing campaign to show potential visitors that the Lake District, Cumbria, is open and accessible by public transport. The high-impact marketing campaign funded by the rail industry aims to restore confidence following the recent, highly-publicised issues with train services into the county. Our vigorous…

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Is your Lake District photo worth a thousand words?

A competition has been launched to find a photograph that captures both the spirit and beauty of Cumbria, to grace the cover of the 2019 edition of ‘The Lake District, Cumbria Holiday Guide’. 120,000 copies of the guide will be printed and distributed across the UK by Cumbria Tourism – the county’s official Destination Management…

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Flying the flag for Cumbria at four major events

The Cumbria Tourism team will be flying the flag for the county at four key trade shows, starting with one of the international cruise industry’s leading events in Lisbon. Working alongside Associated British Ports (ABP) Barrow, key staff will be attending Seatrade Cruise Med in Portugal next week (Wednesday 19-Thursday 20 September 2018) to help…

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