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14th June 2017

Shropshire Tourism Web Entry Renewals

Just a heads up to all those businesses due to renew at their web entries at end of July, we will be sending out the invoices and your web stats for the year towards the end of this month. The good news is the fee for the 2017/18 year stays the same as the previous two years, £240 (inc VAT) per member.

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14th June 2017

Make your Website Secure with an SSL Certificate

With the introduction of Chrome version 62, Google will mark any website with a data-entry form as not secure, unless a SSL certificate is present. An SSL certificate ensures that information sent between the server and the person using the website, is encrypted, preventing the information being read by eavesdroppers.

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14th June 2017

Shropshire and the Welsh Borders Brochure 2018

Contrary to opinion brochures are not dead! Visitors to Shropshire still request and use the Shropshire and Welsh Borders brochure to find accommodation and find out about Shropshire. Research we conducted on last year's Shropshire Brochure showed that nearly 67% of people requesting the brochure went onto visit Shropshire once they received it.

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21st March 2017

Website Launches

The IT team have been busy recently working on websites for both Shropshire Tourism and Marketing Shropshire clients, please take a look at our recent website launches below. If you are looking for a new website, please contact Jordan or Abby in our IT team on 01743 261919.

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21st March 2017

Welcome our newest Team Member

A big welcome to our newest team member Jake O’Brien, who started at the end of January as a Web Development Officer. Jake became interested in technology during school and has been engulfed ever since, he enjoys reading news articles and likes to keep up-to-date with new advances.

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21st March 2017

Update on VisitEngland Quality Schemes' licence

The VisitEngland accommodation assessment schemes have been successfully run under licence since 2012. The existing licence ended in March 2017 giving VE the opportunity to review how they operate and grow the schemes. Following a rigorous tender and evaluation process, VisitEngland has appointed the AA as licence-holder to run all National Quality Assessment Schemes, subject to contract.

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