Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: Google

Southend visitation “definitely” up on 2020

Southend visitation up on 2020
Data from Google has revealed a significant increase in footfall in Southend this summer, with numbers rising from 24 percent below pre-pandemic levels in 2020 to just five percent lower between July and September this year.

Google bring digital skills to Cornish coast

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Google made its first visit to Cornwall last week to support coastal attractions and businesses with free digital training.   The tech giant’s team hosted a pop-up Digital Garage event in Penzance on 19 September, with a particular focus on helping tourism businesses train their staff on digital tools to in-turn attract more visitors. “The fast moving digital world is having an...

350 suppliers sign up to Family Attraction Expo

Coinslot - 350 FAE Family Entertainment Expo
This year’s Family Attraction Expo is expected to see 350 suppliers make their way to the annual event in Birmingham.   Taking place 8-9 November, the trade event is set to provide owners and managers of British holiday parks, commercial leisure parks, and attraction sites with a showcase of entertainment products and services. One hundred and fifty seminars designed to highlight the...

Hastings Pier hosts Google’s first seaside digital skills seminar

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Google has held the first event of its new training programme aimed at giving businesses in seaside towns the digital skills needed to boost tourism.   The technology giant held the day-long ‘Digital Garage’ seminar on Hastings Pier, offering attractions free face-to-face guidance on how to utilise the internet to attract more visitors. Google has partnered with the British Hospitality Association and...

Google launches bespoke digital skills programme to boost seaside tourism

Coinslot - Google digital skills programme seaside tourism
Inadequate digital skills can be a real barrier when it comes to growing visitor numbers, but Google’s new initiative aims to help seaside business take advantage of today’s connected world.   Technology giant Google has launched a new digital skills training programme to give businesses in seaside towns the digital skills needed to boost tourism. The initiative, announced as part of the...