Month: June 2014
So close was the marking in this year’s awards that 5 brochure front covers were placed by the judges whilst honours went to 3 web homepages. See which ones and why via our webpage at: https://britishdestinations.net/carrier-group-marketing-awards-2014/
The Tourism Alliance, of which we are members, have extended the invitation to attend their AGM on 10 July in London to representatives of individual British Destinations members. More detail on our webpage at:
At the recent AGM Cllr Graham Cain (Blackpool) and Cllr Iris Johnston (Thanet/Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate) were reappointed for a second annual term in their respective appointments of Chairman and Deputy Chair British Destinations. Gordon Marsden MP Shadow Minister for Transport was reappointed as President from within the current 26 Vice President appointments. Peter Lane and Alan Cavill also continue as Chair and Deputy Chair of the British Destinations Executive. Tony Corfield was appointed as our latest Fellow.
The new “team photo” and more detail on appointments and governance can be found on the following page: https://britishdestinations.net/governance-events-and-activities/
The very latest from Visit Britain, Visit Wales, Northern Ireland Tourist Board, Visit England and from Europe have been added to their menu tabs under the member’s section of the British Destination B2B website:
VB: Foresight – issue 128_June 2014 Types of transport used while visiting Britain. High level but a must read/scan……..
VisitWales: https://britishdestinations.net/members-area/content/wales-visitor-survey-2013/ Wales tourism accommodation occupancy survey published June, plus access to other recent materials (see item 4 on our Visit Wales page).
VE: https://britishdestinations.net/members-area/content/ve-staycation-2013-debrief/ Latest Destination Communication and eNews for June (see items 1 and 2 on our VE page).
NITB: https://britishdestinations.net/members-area/content/northern-ireland-tourist-board/ June Intelligence Brief (see item 3 on our NITB page).
Europe: https://britishdestinations.net/members-area/content/tourism-around-europe-quarterly-newsletter/ A new addition-Tourism Around Europe Quarterly Newsletter.
These are protected pages, if you have not got or have forgotten the login follow the instructions at: https://britishdestinations.net/members-area/
The initial report, including access to all the major presentations, given during what proved to be a highly successful and extremely relevant conference held this week Southport under the auspices of the International Festival of Business can be found at:
The agenda for the joint Board and Executive meeting, 0900 -1200 and the AGM, 1715 -1800 on the 16 June, both to be held at the Ramada Plaza Hotel Southport can be accessed at:
and the Annual Accounts for 2013/14 : https://britishdestinations.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/annual-accounts-2013-14.pdf
Conference details and a copy of the programme (booking can still be taken) are at: https://britishdestinations.net/annual-conference-2014/
We have just added a copy of the confirmed programme to the conference page at: https://britishdestinations.net/annual-conference-2014/ .
Although the conference commences on Monday 16 June we can still take final bookings for a further 24/48 hours, via the same page link.