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Record number of cruise liners to provide Northern Ireland tourism boost in 2018

A record number of 117 cruise ships are expected to dock in Belfast Harbour this year, bringing more than 200,000 visitors to Northern Ireland.
 

Heritage masterplan for Edinburgh sets out sustainable tourism model for World Heritage Site

A blueprint designed to create a sustainable tourism model for, and to protect the world heritage of Edinburgh has been revealed, with the City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh World Heritage and Historic Environment Scotland uniting to develop the five-year masterplan.
 

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast has welcomed the soon-to-be wed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, with the visit marking the royal couple’s first official engagement in Northern Ireland.
 

£50m investment into UK attractions set to boost tourism sector

Britain’s visitor attractions are set to get a major boost, with investment into the sector topping £50m (US$70.2m, €57m) this year.
 

VisitBritain signs first-ever commercial deals with destination management companies

VisitBritain has agreed commercial deals with destination management companies for the first time, in order to better promote England’s tourism products overseas.
 

Tourism focus as government trials 5G in Britain

Tourism is at the forefront of a new government initiative to bring 5G to the UK, with six projects established in an attempt to accelerate the rollout of the wireless networking technology in Britain.
 

London, Manchester and Birmingham team up to launch international tourism drive

Three of the UK’s three most populated cities – London, Birmingham and Manchester – have formed an alliance to jointly promote tourism in China, India and the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council).
 

Scottish tourism’s ‘bumper year’ led by visitor attractions

Visitor numbers to Scottish attractions rose “dramatically” in 2017, with an overall total of 30 million visits being made to leading museums, theme parks and heritage attractions.
 

Leisure Opportunities is doing an apprenticeship survey – take part!

To coincide with National Apprenticeship Week in March, Leisure Opportunities is undertaking an employer survey on the leisure industry’s needs and appetites for hiring apprentices.
 

Increase in dementia-friendly tourist attractions could boost Scottish tourism

The Scottish Government has been urged to create a register of accredited dementia- friendly attractions in the country to provide a boost to tourism and help families with members suffering from conditions such as Alzheimer’s.

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