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Old June 17th, 2019, 10:20 AM   #181
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This from the News & Star,--


Tourism zone bid ready to intensify


CALLS for Cumbria to be declared as a Tourism Action Zone are poised to intensify as the industry’s worth to the county topped £3bn.

Moves to have special status imposed - potentially opening new avenues of attracting more visitors - will be eagerly watched in honeypots such as Silloth and Keswick.

Allerdale accounts for 16 per cent of tourism revenue, with Carlisle on 18 per cent and South Lakeland at 44 per cent.

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Old June 26th, 2019, 05:53 PM   #182
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NewcastleGateshead's new open top bus tour, 'Toon Tour' by Go North East begins this weekend:

"The Toon Tour starts running on Saturday 29 June, running weekends only until Saturday 20 July, then it will run daily over the summer holidays.

The service will run every 30 minutes from 10.05am until 4.05pm, with buses starting from Central Station in Newcastle and then serving 17 stops on a circular route which takes in some of the finest sights around the city, including the Discovery Museum, St James' Park, Great North Museum, Ouseburn, Quayside, Millennium Bridge, Tyne Bridge, Baltic, Sage Gateshead, Grey’s Monument, Grey Street and Newcastle Cathedral. Customers can hop-on and hop-off at any stop along the route."

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Old July 6th, 2019, 11:08 PM   #183
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NewcastleGateshead's new open top bus tour, 'Toon Tour' by Go North East - pictures 06/07/19



Pictures by myself from Saturday 06/07/19 approx 1145 showing Go North East new open top bus tour, 'Toon Tour' vehicle at bus stop near south end of Gateshead Millennium Bridge



















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Old July 27th, 2019, 11:25 AM   #184
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This is also posted on the --Lake District thread,---


This from the Westmorland Gazette,--


LAKE DISTRICT: Fears Lakes tourism could double


CONCERNS have been raised about doubling the number of visitors to the Lake District, a meeting has heard.

Lake District National Park directors told a meeting that a new Government-backed tourism action zone aims to grow the industry in the county.

However, national park member Michael Carter, of Skelwith Bridge, said he was unsure about luring more tourists to the national park.

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Old August 11th, 2019, 10:15 AM   #185
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This from the Westmorland Gazette,---


Initiative launched to boost tourists visiting spiritual venues in Cumbria


CUMBRIAN Heritage Group is hoping to boost the the county's tourism surrounding faith and spiritualism.

Regional figures released by Visit Britain showed that the number of Cumbrian tourists visiting a religious venue was only 20 per cent. As part of the ‘Heritage Cumberground’ initiative, the group has launched its own ‘Spiritual Line’ to help visitors discover religious venues in the county.

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Old October 5th, 2019, 12:23 AM   #186
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Old October 9th, 2019, 11:18 AM   #187
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This from the News & Star,--


Cumbria Tourism secures £26,000 to help business prepare for no-deal Brexit


Cumbria’s official tourism body has secured Government funding to help business with their preparations for a potential no-deal Brexit.

Cumbria Tourism has secured the £26,000 grant from the Business Readiness Fund, which it will used to fund a major conference offering advice and support along with workshops and online resources to help businesses involved in the county’s visitor economy.

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