VisitBritain chief Christopher Rodrigues has called 2009 a definitive moment for British tourism, as recession and a weak pound make the destination more attractive to both domestic and overseas markets.
As British Tourism Week (March 23 – 29) highlights the importance of the industry to our economy, Travel Weekly is joining calls for the trade to support UK tourism. Currently agents sell just 4% of domestic breaks.
This page features links to news stories, interviews and photos on domestic holidays and British Tourism Week.
British tourism on Travel Weekly
- Domestic tourism: What the major political parties say
- VisitBritain site to become ‘Google’ for national tourism [Travolution]
British tourism photos from flickr
Twitter: Why visit Britain?
Travel Rants author Darren Cronian invited Twitter users to come up with reasons to holiday in the UK. This box tracks their responses…
British tourism stories from Google News
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