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10th August 2015

Tell us 'what's new for groups'

VisitEngland are collating information for their 'What's New for Groups' document for use at travel trade shows, events and for their travel trade communications. Have you got new products that are relevant for the domestic or international groups market and would like to be included in this document?

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10th August 2015

New Government Five Point Plan for Tourism

On July 17th 2015 David Cameron launched a new plan aimed at encouraging the spread of tourism's benefits right across the country.

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10th August 2015

'Visit Shropshire'

In response to the Government's five point plan, the board of Shropshire Tourism along with several invited guests from the tourism associations, unanimously agreed that the best way forward is to bring together representatives from the main county and district tourism organisations on a regular basis to identify and discuss issues that affect tourism in the destination, set strategy and direction, provide a consultative and coordination role across the sector and be a real voice for our tourism industry.

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10th August 2015

European funding to support Tourism Projects within the Marches

The new RDPE Growth Programme has launched a call for project proposals. The call invites applications for investment in rural areas that will support the development of visitor attractions, tourist information, recreational infrastructure and small scale infrastructure. Grants will help rural businesses and communities seeking to invest in recreational and small scale rural tourism infrastructure.

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10th August 2015

Lies, Damned Lies and Analytics!

Have you ever wondered why Google Analytics on your own website may differ from other website statistics systems?

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6th August 2015

Shrewsbury Rated Second Happiest Place to Live in Britain!

In a recent national survey by the property website company; Rightmove, Shrewsbury was crowned the second happiest place to live in Britain!

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