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Lighthouses mapped for tourists

UK lighthouse operator, Trinity House, has produced a new visitors map, showing the location of its 72 lighthouses around the coastline of England and Wales.

London to host Olympic Torch relay tomorrow

The Olympic torch relay is due to visit London on 26 June with 140 torchbearers carrying the Olympic Flame through the capital’s streets.

Fancy a break?

Cities around Britain will be combining forces to help promote two nationwide campaigns aimed at encouraging people to take more domestic short breaks.

DTI responds to summer holiday rip-off reports

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has responded to reports that consumer affairs minister, Gerry Sutcliffe, had ordered travel industry bosses to reduce the high cost of summer family holidays.

An honorable industry

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List has recognised a number of leisure industry professionals.

Wales Tourist Board launches framework for sports tourism

The Wales Tourist Board has launched a programme to raise the profile of the country as a sporting destination.

MD of Blackpool Pleasure Beach dies

Geoffrey Thompson OBE DL, managing director of Blackpool Pleasure Beach, has died aged 67.

London named as Europe’s most expensive city

London is now the world’s second most expensive city and the most expensive in Europe, says a new survey.

Fitness for Purpose accommodation scheme hailed a success

A report published today by the Local Government Association and supported by the DCMS claims that a pilot scheme promoting better inspection and regulation of tourism accommodation has been an initial success.

Fall in number of people enjoying a British day out

According to research published today by the Countryside Agency, the British make more than five billion leisure day visits a year and spend £71bn in the process, although these figures represent a significant decrease on previous years.

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