How the tourism industry is working together on the road to recovery

Last week was English Tourism Week, normally a time of activities and events to celebrate the thousands of businesses that make up the tourism industry, but this year it was used to raise awareness of how to help secure the sector’s future. Cumbria Tourism says as we enter June, the beginning of a recovery is…

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Cumbria’s woodlands are key to wellbeing for all during Covid-19 recovery

Following the change in government restrictions regarding public opportunities for exercise, one of Cumbria Tourism’s Strategic Partners is working hard to ensure people can enjoy woodland areas like Grizedale and Whinlatter Forests, with a focus firmly fixed on the safety of both visitors and staff. Forestry England says the nation’s forests have never been more…

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Tourism businesses warned of Legionella risk, amid Covid-19 pandemic

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent temporary closure of business premises across the region, Cumbria Tourism is working with one of its Strategic Partners to highlight the potential requirements surrounding Legionella. Utility Consultancy, Inspired Energy, says owners and managers of businesses which currently lie vacant must investigate the rules and advice surrounding…

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Tourism businesses find innovative ways to prepare for recovery

As Cumbria Tourism welcomes the government’s announcement of a roadmap to the UK’s recovery from Covid-19, the organisation has teamed-up with nearly 100 businesses to create extra incentives for visitors to be welcomed back in the future. While the vast majority of them remain closed at this time, many local attractions, including large and small…

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Cumbria Tourism welcomes roadmap to recovery but continues calls for visitors to stay away

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s latest update on lockdown measures for the UK last night (10 May), Cumbria Tourism has welcomed the roadmap to recovery but for now is continuing to strongly urge people not to visit the county. Managing Director of Cumbria Tourism, Gill Haigh, says: “We welcome the government’s planned ‘roadmap’ to recovery…

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