Finalists revealed for ‘Oscars’ of Cumbria’s £2.72billion tourism industry

Following a flurry of entries from across Cumbria, the finalists for the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2018 can now be revealed. With a total of 18 awards on offer, brand new categories for 2018 include Culture & Heritage Experience of the Year and Adventure Experience of the Year. The finalists have all been chosen by an…

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Help us ‘take the pulse’ of tourism businesses

We are urging businesses to take part in a county-wide survey, to help it ‘health check’ how our county’s £2.72 billion tourism industry is performing. The latest Business Performance Survey available on www.cumbriatourism.org can be completed by any tourism business. It will enable them to benchmark their performance over the past 6 months (October 2017…

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Showcasing blooming businesses with Cumbria in Bloom Awards 2018

Tourism businesses have more chances than ever to show off their glorious gardens at this year’s Cumbria in Bloom Awards, with a record six tourism-related honours up for grabs. Cumbria in Bloom has been supporting and encouraging businesses, communities and individuals to improve their surroundings for the benefit of both locals and visitors for more…

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Cumbria Tourism welcomes Easter with a 3.4% boost to Cumbrian Visitor Attractions

Following this week’s visit by HRH Prince of Wales to officially mark the National Park’s World Heritage inscription, and on the cusp of the busy Easter season, we have just released visitor figures that give even more reason for celebration. Each year as the county’s official Destination Management Organisation, we run a visitor volume survey…

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Four major new projects target international visitors to Cumbria

As part of English Tourism Week, we have unveiled exciting new plans to team up with VisitEngland – alongside local partners and other English regions – on four key projects to target international visitors. As part of its role as the official Destination Management Organisation (DMO) for the county, we revealed details of the ‘Discover…

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