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UKinbound signs partnership deal with American Society of Travel Agents

UKinbound has signed a new partnership with the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), the leading trade association for the US travel industry.   The collaboration will provide UKinbound and its members with additional opportunities to work with US based travel agencies which will help to target and attract more US travellers to visit the UK. As part of the partnership, ASTA...

UKinbound welcomes government APD freeze in budget  

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Following yesterday’s budget announcement, UKinbound has welcomed the chancellor’s decision to freeze air passenger duty (APD) on short and long-haul economy flights.   However, the group are now calling for the impending review on the impact of the duty and VAT on tourism in Northern Ireland to be expanded to the whole of the UK. UKinbound chief executive officer Deirdre Wells OBE...

UKinbound: Tourism industry confidence low despite growing visitor numbers

  UKinbound has released results from its latest Business Barometer members survey, showing that bookings, visitor numbers and revenue yield are on-par or higher than 12 months ago.   Conversely, confidence in future bookings and revenue is the lowest it has been since September 2016. Deirdre Wells OBE, UKinbound CEO, said: “It’s encouraging to hear from members that July and August were positive...

Life begins at 40 for tourism lobby group, UKInbound

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The chief executive of UKInbound, the UK’s inbound tourism lobby group, Deidre Wells, has published a Christmas message, touching on a positive year for the UK industry and looking ahead to its lobbying priorities during what will be UKInbound’s 40th year. I know that for many, today marks the end of an extremely busy few months and the beginning of...