Tag: Coastal

Consistent content quality key to coastal success

Blueprint Gaming
Ensuring that customers can find recognisable, quality game content when they visit the coast is an integral part of of Blueprint Operations’ seaside strategy, comments Gavin Wright, sales manager. Coinslot: How important is the coastal market for the wider indusry? Gavin Wright: “Blueprint Operations is the leading manufacturer of gaming machines in the UK. We see our coastal operators as being...

The Labour Party’s coastal identity crisis

Labour Party
The Labour Party’s identity crisis has hit the coast, with MEP Alex Mayer stating that “more focus on visiting the natural heritage along the coast over penny machines, cheap beer and neon lights” is the right move forward. So is this the party of the working class? There are few more quintessentially English postcard images than deckchairs lining a sandy beach...

NCTA partners with Hertz to boost coastal tourism

The National Coastal Tourism Academy (NCTA) has announced a long-term partnership agreement with global car rental company Hertz to support its remit to help drive economic growth around UK coastal resorts.   The first result of the new partnership has been a study that examines the perceptions of people who do not go to the coast. The NCTA said the research provided...

Report warns government not doing enough to stop seaside falling behind

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New research commissioned by the BBC has found that the government is not doing enough to stop seaside towns falling behind their inland equivalents.   A new report has warned that government policy has focused too heavily on affluent parts of the UK at the expense of coastal communities. The research, conducted by independent think tank the Social Market Foundation, found...

Coastal business district plans positive for Lincolnshire operators

Coinslot - Lincolnshire
As coastal business districts aim to improve Bournemouth and Blackpool’s resort offering, Lincolnshire businesses have voted to go the same way, with Butlins Skegness among those hoping for a significant boost on the East coast economy.   The Lincolnshire Coastal Destination Business Improvement District (LCDBID) was successfully voted through last month, with the group behind the the project hoping it can...