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Tourism's carbon footprint four times higher than previously thought

Holidaymakers will need to pay "significantly" more for flights in order to offset their carbon footprint, after it was discovered that global tourism's environmental effect is nearly four times bigger than previously thought.
 

SeaWorld targets British tourists as operator plans to reclaim lost visitors

Following an impressive first quarter, which saw a surge in attendance to its attractions, SeaWorld Entertainment is casting its eyes overseas, particularly to the British market, in an attempt to draw back lost customers.
 

VisitEngland teams with National Autistic Society for new online guide

VisitEngland has teamed with the National Autistic Society to launch a digital platform helping tourism businesses better understand autistic customers.
 

Cream of tourism crop revealed with VisitEngland's latest Awards for Excellence

VisitEngland has named the best Britain's tourism industry has to offer, announcing the winners its annual Awards for Excellence.
 

Airbnb opens 'Office of Healthy Tourism' in effort to boost local communities

Airbnb has launched a new initiative, designed to help travellers find new holiday destinations and counteract the tourism saturation of major cities worldwide.
 

Under-25s to benefit from £5 tickets to Tate’s exhibitions

UK residents and tourists are fortunate to be able to visit the nation’s top museums and galleries free of charge, but tickets to special exhibitions can be costly. To make these often record-breaking exhibits more accessible to young people, Tate is now offering a reduced admission fee of £5 for visitors aged 16 to 25.
 

Official royal residence could generate millions for Welsh tourism economy, says study

A new report has suggested that opening a royal palace in Wales could be worth an additional £3.6m (US$5.1m, €4.2m) a year in tourism spend.
 

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.

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