Tourism Summit to celebrate Cumbria’s World Class Visitor Experience

Cumbria Tourism will be gathering together around a hundred businesses from across the county next week, as part of a major event to mark English Tourism Week (17-25 March 2018) and celebrate the theme of ‘Creating a World-Class Visitor Experience’ for our £2.72billion tourism industry. As the county’s official Destination Management Organisation (DMO), we have…

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There’s still time to ‘crack’ your Easter escape to the Lake District, Cumbria

If you still can’t decide where to spend your Easter break, then check out our Top 5 things to do and places to stay in the Lake District, Cumbria. Choose to stay in your own private lakeside retreat or get pampered at a sensational spa hotel. Once booked in its time to explore every corner…

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More than 1,200 people head to Lakes Hospitality Trade Show

  Cumbria’s longest-running trade show has been hailed a massive success, after welcoming well over 1,200 delegates through the doors during the two-day event. The Lakes Hospitality Trade Show was established 43 years ago, and this year was run by the Lakes Hospitality Association in conjunction with Cumbria Tourism at the J36 Rural Auction Centre…

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World-renowned hotelier to help businesses meet skills challenges

Nigel Sandiford, an associate for a new training academy just launched by one of the world’s most iconic hotel operators, will be bringing his expertise to Cumbria, as part of this week’s Lakes Hospitality Trade Show on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 March 2018. The new Dorchester Collection Academy is the first of its kind…

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National Lottery’s ‘Voice of the Balls’ to host Tourism ‘Oscars’

Excitement is building for the ‘Oscars’ of Cumbria’s £2.72 billion tourism industry, as more details are revealed about the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2018 – including a high-profile celebrity host. Alan ‘Deadly’ Dedicoat became known to millions as the voiceover for the National Lottery, as well as being the announcer for both Strictly Come Dancing and…

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