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Cumbria’s annual celebration of £2.72 billion tourism industry expands for 2018

The search is officially on to find the shining stars of Cumbria’s £2.72 billion tourism industry, as entries open for the 2018 Cumbria Tourism Awards – including a brand-new category introduced in honour of the county’s new double World Heritage Status. The annual Cumbria Tourism Awards continue to grow year-on-year, celebrating the talents, achievements and…

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It’s time to plan your holiday of a lifetime to the world class Lake District, Cumbria

A year of celebrations is the key theme behind the 2018 Holiday Guide to the Lake District, Cumbria – launched this week by Cumbria Tourism – the county’s official destination management organisation. Marking the county’s two World Heritage statuses and inspiring holiday makers to book their visit to this world class destination, the 100 -page…

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Tourism ‘Health Check’ reveals positive picture, but with challenges to tackle

Cumbria Tourism’s latest ‘health check’ of tourism businesses reveals it’s been a strong visitor season for the county. At the same time, increasing costs, availability of staff and the potential impact of Brexit are all key concerns heading into 2018. Cumbria Tourism’s business performance survey is carried out twice a year and aims to find…

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New tourism toolkit launched to boost winter bookings

Cumbria Tourism – the county’s official Destination Management Organisation – is planning to emulate the 25 million reach achieved in last year’s winter marketing campaign with the launch of a FREE marketing toolkit to support its 2,500 member businesses through the winter months. The toolkit comprises a wide range of marketing resources including striking imagery…

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Newly-expanded Lakes Hospitality Trade Show unveiled for 2018

Cumbria’s longest-running trade show is expanding for 2018, thanks to a new partnership between the Lakes Hospitality Association (LHA) and Cumbria Tourism. The Lakes Hospitality Trade Show was established more than 30 years ago and is now one of the longest-running events of its kind in the North of England, committed to re-investing profits back…

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