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

Thursday 26 November 2015, 9:13 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.

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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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Press Release of Scottish Settlement

Tuesday 03 February 2015, 6:28 PM

The Tourism Alliance welcomes the Scottish Settlement and the plans of the Scottish Government to reduce APD. However, there is the prospect that this will distoet the aviation market in Northern England

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Tourism Industry Welcomes £2m Tourism Fund

Wednesday 05 March 2014, 1:46 PM

The UK tourism industry has welcomed the announcement by Government that it is establishing a £2m fund to support tourism businesses affected by recent flooding and storms.

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European Ruling Set to Damage UK Tourism Industry

Monday 13 January 2014, 10:05 AM

A European Court of Justice ruling is set to damage the growth of the UK tourism industry by force British companies to relocate overseas. The ruling states that Business-to-Business sales of tourism packages are now subject to TOMS, which makes having a business based in the UK uneconomic.

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New Tourism Alliance Chairman

Thursday 11 July 2013, 4:35 PM

Mary Rance has today been elected as the new Chairman of the Tourism Alliance, the tourism industry?s umbrella body, representing over fifty organisations. She succeeds Michael Hirst OBE, Chairman of the Business Visits and Events Partnership.

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Tourism Alliance Policy Launch

Wednesday 10 July 2013, 4:32 PM

At its Annual General Meeting held today at the InterContinental Hotel, Westminster, the Tourism Alliance, the industry?s umbrella group representing some 50 organisations, set out its policies to grow the £134bn sector of the economy.

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Tourism Revenue Increases By £9bn

Monday 18 March 2013, 4:30 PM

Launching the Tourism Alliance?s new 2013 Tourism Statistics Review in Parliament today, it was revealed that total tourism expenditure in the UK increased by 6.9% from £125bn to £134bn

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Tourism Alliance Calls for Improved Indian Tourist Visas

Tuesday 19 February 2013, 4:27 PM

With the news that Prime Minister David Cameron will introduce ?same-day? business visas to Indian investors, the Tourism Alliance is calling on the government to widen its approach on visas to include tourism visitors.

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CSR Announcement

Friday 5 July 2013, 4:24 PM

The Tourism Alliance welcomes the Government?s CSR announcement that tourism funding for VisitEngland is not to be cut further and VisitBritain is to be reduced by just 5%.

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