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£40m Discover England Fund Set to Create Thousands of New Jobs

Thursday 26 November 2015, 9:12 AM

The announcement of a new £40m Discover England Fund in the Autumn Statement to support the Government?s new Five Point Plan for Tourism is set to boost regional economic growth and creating thousands of new jobs over the next three years.

Tourism Alliance Newsletter: November 2015

Thursday 12 November 2015, 11:30 AM

This edition includes items on Local Rate Retention, the Tourism Industry Council, Indian Visas, the Northern Ireland VAT Inquiry, Social Tourism and Tourism APPGs.

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Holiday Deprivation Summary

Wednesday 11 November 2015, 11:24 AM

The Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research has published new figures for the Family Holiday Association that highlight how the number of children and adults who are unable to afford a holiday each year has risen since the recession began.

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The Tourism Alliance Welcomes Low Cost Visas

Wednesday 21 October 2015, 1:23 PM

The Tourism Alliance welcomes the announcement by the Prime Minister that the cost of long-term visas for Chinese visitors to the UK will be significantly reduced in order to boost tourism.

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Tourism Alliance Newsletter: October 2015

Friday 09 October 2015, 1:33 PM

This edition includes items on Challenge Funding, Visas, the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme, the Lib Dems Conference, the Apprenticeships Levy Consultation and the 2016 Parliamentary Reception.

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Tourism Alliance Submission on the Apprenticeships Levy

Friday 09 October 2015, 12:28 PM

The Tourism Alliance has provided a submission voicing concerns about the proposal to establish an apprenticeship levy on large employers. Chief of which is that it would be too bureaucratic and fails to take into account in-house training programmes.

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Proposals for Improving Visitor Visas to the UK

Friday 25 September 2015, 4:43 PM

The Tourism Allliance has been working with the Airport Operators Association and Virgin Atlantic on proposals for improving the the UK visitor visa offer than will boost visitor numbers and reduce Home Office costs.

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Tourism Alliance Submission on Sunday Trading

Thursday 24 September 2015, 3:57 PM

The Tourism Alliance has provided a submission supporting proposals to devolve powers on Sunday Trading but proposes that changes should come through applications from the local business community so that the reules are relaxed only where there are benefits to tourism businesses and destinations.

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Tourism Alliance Newsletter: September 2015

Wednesday 23 September 2015, 3:30 PM

This newsletter includes items on a Meeting with the Tourism Minister, Cutting Red Tape Workshops, Hospitality Research, Music Tourism Report, APD, Holidays Matter Conference and the Merchant Acquirers Consultation.

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Tourism Alliance Evidence on Regional APD

Friday 11 September 2015, 11:57 AM

The Tourism Alliance has submitted evidence to the Treasury calling the Government to review the impacts of APD on the UK tourism industry and stating that APD rates in England and Wales need to be reduced if the Scottish Parliament reduces APD rates for Scotland.

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