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US extends passport deadline for British travellers

The US senate has approved a one-year extension to the requirement for British travellers to hold biometric passports when visiting America.

VisitBritain relies on tastebuds to improve domestic tourism

VisitBritain will launch its fourth England product marketing campaign in an attempt to rejuvenate domestic travel.

Irish adventure park awarded funding

The Irish minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, John O’Donoghue, has announced funding of almost 5.7m euros for the construction of a new adventure park within Co. Roscommon’s Lough Key Forest Park.

Welsh minister launches countryside tourism action plan

The Welsh minister for economic development and transport, Andrew Davies, yesterday launched the tourism Action Plan for the Countryside Experience at the Royal Welsh Show.

Cabbies plan to go west of the pond to promote London

Visit London is to take five specially commissioned black cabs on a tour of the US to promote London as a destination to potential visitors.

Tourism to top £100bn by 2010

Culture secretary, Tessa Jowell, has today revealed government plans to propel UK tourism from a £76bn a-year to a £100bn a-year industry by 2010.

Families spend £15bn a year on holidays

According to a survey by consumer analyst, Mintel, British families will spend around £15bn on holidays this year.

BW surveys popularity of inland waterways

Next month (August), British Waterways (BW) will be unveiling the results of a year’s worth of visitor surveys designed to accurately measure the number of people visiting and using inland waterways in Britain.

Visitor attractions conference planned

British attractions and tourism organisations have teamed up to host the First National Conference of Visitor Attractions (VAC2004) this October.

Visitors to Scotland offered online attractions booking

Ticketing supplier,, has launched a new initiative to help tourists pre-plan their visits to Scottish visitor attractions.

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