Cumbria in Bloom

Tourism Businesses Flourish at 2017 Cumbria in Bloom Awards

Tourism businesses have made their mark at this year’s ‘Cumbria in Bloom, Pride in Your Community’ Awards, following a special ceremony this afternoon, Thursday 21 September. Cumbria in Bloom encourages people to celebrate the county’s horticultural delights and Cumbria Tourism has backed three special awards for the county’s tourism businesses to showcase their floral prowess….

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New Managing Director takes the helm at Cumbria Tourism

Cumbria Tourism’s new Managing Director Gill Haigh has taken up her role at the helm of the county’s official tourism destination marketing organisation today, Monday 18 September 2017. Cumbria’s tourism sector is worth more than £2.72 billion to the local economy – supporting around 63,000 jobs – and Cumbria Tourism is the county’s largest membership…

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Cumbria’s First Five Star Serviced Apartments Unveiled

An award-winning aparthotel in Carlisle has been recognised by the national tourist board with its highest accolade. The Halston Aparthotel has received a 5-star rating from VisitEngland, making the city-centre venue Cumbria’s first Serviced Apartment provider of this standard. VisitEngland’s five-star rating is given to accommodation providers which excel in all areas of hospitality and…

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Millions of water bottles to feature stunning Cumbrian scenery

A scenic snapshot of Cumbria is to feature on 5 million water bottles, thanks to the partnership between Cumbria Tourism and one of the UK’s leading Natural Mineral Water brands, Aqua Pura. Aqua Pura are proud of their Cumbrian heritage and have been bottling water at source in the beautiful Eden Valley for nearly 30…

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Cumbria Tourism to Help Boost Winter Bookings With 2017/18 Marketing Campaign

Following the success of last Winter’s Campaign to help boost visitor numbers by promoting Cumbria as an all-year-round destination, Cumbria Tourism – the county’s official destination organisation – is planning to launch its major winter marketing campaign for 2017/18. In just 5 months between November 2016 and March 2017 the previous campaign reached a combined…

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