Bath Christmas Market wins Gold award for Tourism Event/Festival of the Year at the South West England Tourism Excellence Awards

Bath Christmas Market was the recipient of the Gold award for Tourism Event/Festival of the Year at yesterday evening’s South West England Tourism Excellence Awards. Bath, UK, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The prestigious ceremony, held at Exeter Cathedral, celebrated the very best of the South West, with 107 different awards presented following a rigorous judging process… Read the full press release

Stagecoach appoints Michelle Hargreaves as new managing director for its bus operations in the east of England

Michelle Hargreaves to take on permanent role following retirement of Andy Campbell Perth, Scotland, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has announced a new managing director for its bus operations in the east of England. Michelle Hargreaves has been confirmed as the new Stagecoach East Managing Director after taking on the role on an interim… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains: more shoppers are taking advantage of reduced day return fares from England to enjoy Glasgow’s Christmas attractions

Thousands of visitors taking advantage of Virgin Trains’ reduced fares from England Visitor numbers to Glasgow surge over festive period The best shopping experience in the UK outside of London is just a short train ride away LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — THOUSANDS more shoppers are crossing the border with Virgin Trains… Read the full press release

VisitEngland supports tourism businesses in England trade internationally with a new inbound tourism toolkit

VisitEngland has launched a digital education programme to support tourism businesses in England to sell their products and services internationally. LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The ‘Taking England to the World – an inbound tourism toolkit’ has been created to support destinations and small and medium sized tourism businesses make the move into… Read the full press release

English Heritage: Ranger’s House hosts A ‘splendidly ugly’ art collection

Ranger’s House hosts one of the greatest private art collections ever assembled in Europe and features what collector Sir Julius Wernher called the ‘splendidly ugly’ SWINDON, UK, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The elegant Georgian villa, Ranger’s House, in Greenwich, has opened to the public following a re-presentation project by English Heritage. Previously Ranger’s House was only… Read the full press release

Stagecoach adds Apple Pay and Android Pay to its Bus smartphone app

Additional payment methods delivering more choice and easier travel for customers Millions also already benefitting from contactless bus travel as part of UK roll-out Scotland, UK, 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is delivering even more convenient bus travel for passengers across the country with the addition of Apple Pay and Android Pay through the… Read the full press release

Flybe brings back weekly service between Cardiff and Dusseldorf from 1st April 2017

Leading regional airline expands 2017 Summer schedule from Cardiff Airport with weekly flights to new German base EXETER, United Kingdom, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has announced the return of its weekly Saturday service between Cardiff and Dusseldorf starting on 1st April 2017. Flights are available to book now at… Read the full press release

Major transport groups completes roll-out of smart, multi-operator ticketing in England’s biggest city regions

NEWS RELEASE ISSSUED ON BEHALF OF STAGECOACH, FIRSTGROUP, GO-AHEAD, ARRIVA AND NATIONAL EXPRESS • Seamless bus travel now in place in all nine major city regions in England • System covers more than a third of the 26,000 buses outside London • Significant private investment in partnership with transport authorities • Initiative delivers easier, cheaper… Read the full press release

FirstGroup launches eight brand new state-of-the-art buses on services operating in Worcester, England

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2014-10-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Eight brand new, state-of-the-art buses are being launched by First this week on services operating in Worcester. The new additions to the fleet represent an investment of £1.4 million by the company. The eight StreetLites come equipped with leather seats, wide entrance doors, a high proportion of… Read the full press release

VisitEngland highlights key events across England for the First World War centenary in 2014

London, UK, 2013-11-4 — / — 2014 marks the centenary of the start of the First World War, a landmark anniversary for England and the world. The First World War Centenary Partnership, led by Imperial War Museums (IWM), will mark the centenary by leading a vibrant, four-year cultural programme that includes over 500 new exhibitions and 1,500… Read the full press release

VisitEngland: domestic overnight holiday trips up by 9% in both Great Britain and England during July 2013, YoY

London, UK, 2013-11-4 — / — Today at World Travel Market in London,  VisitEngland, the national tourist board, announced that according to the Great Britain Tourism Survey the number of domestic overnight holiday trips was up by 9 per cent in Great Britain and 9 per cent in England during July this year compared to the same… Read the full press release

VisitEngland exposes the country’s cheekier side

2013-07-04 — / — Following the announcement that Holkham Beach in Norfolk is to officially ban nudists from its shores from 1st July, tourists may well be looking for their next kit-free hang out. Look no further. From designated nudist beaches to naked gardening and theatre, here VisitEngland exposes the country’s cheekier side. Get your kit… Read the full press release