Saturday, January 29, 2022

Tag: Tourism Alliance

Trade bodies call on Chancellor to keep VAT at 12.5 percent

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An alliance of leading trade associations has undertaken a large-scale survey of businesses to establish the impact of an increase in VAT and the results don’t make pleasant reading for the government. Keep the rate down, they argue, or risk the recovery of hospitality around the UK.

London calling: Merlin leads capital’s tourism campaign

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Merlin Entertainments has led tourism bodies such as UKHospitality, Tourism Alliance, ETOA and UKinbound in launching SOS London, a campaign aimed at urging the government to support tourism and hospitality in the UK capital

Industry left out in the cold with no direct representation on Visitor Economy Working Group

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Britain’s amusements, gaming and gambling industries are all dressed up with nowhere to go. The DCMS has launched a working party to determine a roadmap for how tourism is going to drive our economy forward. But bodies such as Bacta and other key industry associations have, oddly, been left out. A simple error or an error of judgement?

Tourism Alliance issues three point request to Chancellor

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The Tourism Alliance, the umbrella trade association for UK tourism and hospitality and which includes Bacta and the British Beer and Pub Association amongst its members, has written to The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, requesting changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme..

Tourism Alliance hammers out new approach for 2020

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Lobby group the Tourism Alliance published a new report recently outlining a dozen focus points upon which, so it claimed, it would direct its new efforts..

Tourism Alliance demands change in package holiday policy

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The Tourism Alliance is urging the government to amend an impending policy on package holidays that the pressure group says “will be detrimental to the UK’s domestic tourism industry”.   The EU Package Travel Directive, which must be implemented by July 2018 through a revision of the current Package Travel Regulations, was criticised by the Tourism Alliance for its “poor drafting...

Key tourism figures to speak at VAC 2017

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Organisers of this year’s VAC (Annual National Conference of Visitor Attractions), BALPAA, have confirmed VisitEngland’s Chairman will be speaking at the event.   Now in its 14th year, the Annual National Conference of Visitor Attractions (VAC) will take place on 4 October, and will feature key tourism bosses on the podium. The event is organised by BALPAA, which represents the interests of...

Tourism Sector Backs Campaign for Lighter Evenings

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“Let’s use our daylight hours more wisely” states BALPPA. Britain’s leading tourism sector amusement and leisure parks are calling on the Government to shift UK clocks to Central European Time, putting the UK one hour ahead of GMT in winter and two hours ahead in the summer - creating lighter evenings all year round for the UK's tourism sector. According to...