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6th September 2017

Credit AND Debit Card Surcharge Ban in UK

Earlier this year the Government announced a new law taking effect as of the 13th January 2018 that means businesses will no longer be allowed to add any surcharges for payments made by card. This means that as of the start of the year, any surcharge that is added to bills for payments that are made by card must be taken off.

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6th September 2017

2018 Shropshire Days Out

Due to the popularity of our 2017 Shropshire Days Out leaflet and website our stocks are running low; plus feedback from some of our advertisers indicates that they would prefer the publication to be available earlier in the year. Therefore, we are bringing forward the 2018 publication to be launched in the New Year.

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14th June 2017

New Websites Launches

The businesses below recently made the wise choice to commission Shropshire Tourism and Marketing Shropshire to build their new websites. Please take a look at the sites below and contact Jordan or Abby on 01743 261919 if you would like us to quote to create for your website.

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14th June 2017

Country Walking Magazine Press Trip

In April, we were involved in arranging a Country Walking Magazine press trip for a journalists visiting Clun, focusing on the Valley and the Green Man Festival. The trip took place on the 24th April and reflected on the strong association between the County of Shropshire and the eons-old legend of the Green Man. The journalist was most impressed with the county and the help they received. Click Read More for journalist Nick Hallissey’s thoughts on the trip.

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14th June 2017

How to Compete with the Price Comparison Websites!

Recent research shows a 20% increase in people using third party on line travel agent (OTA) websites such as Booking.com, Trivago and Expedia, to book accommodation. This is due to the continuing trend of visitors looking for the best price. Along with several major hotel groups attempting to beat this trend and ensure that profit margins are protected, Shropshire Tourism have been offering our website advertisers the chance to participate in our Price Promise scheme. Businesses who advertise on the www.shropshiretourism.co.uk website can display our Price Promise logo if they guarantee that visitors will get the very best rates by booking direct with them - so no need to trawl the internet booking agents and shop around - just go direct it’s quicker and more convenient too. If you would like more information on Price Promise call us on 01743 261919.

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14th June 2017

The Real King Arthur in Shropshire

The recent release of the Guy Ritchie directed King 'Arthur: The Legend of the Sword' is set to spark interest in King Arthur, who was of course "A Shropshire Lad" born and bred! The previous 2004 film adaption staring Clive Owen and Keira Knightley gave a real boost to the county, so we have great hopes for this 2017 connection.

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