Tourism

TripAdvisor launches new features

Marketing

TripAdvisor launches new features

By James Evison

TripAdvisor has updated its homepage with a 'things to do' widget, including attractions such as restaurants and pubs.

The campaign wants to reduce the rate of VAT for all catering services provided by restaurants, pubs, cafes and canteens to 5%

Government dashes hopes for tourism VAT cut

By John Harrington

The Government has “no plans” to introduce a VAT cut for the tourism sector, according to Treasury minister David Gauke, who also said reducing VAT to 5% for catering services could cost the Exchequer between £9bn and £10bn per year.

Offer 2012 deals, urges VisitEngland

Offer 2012 deals, urges VisitEngland

Pubs are being urged to support a campaign aimed at boosting domestic tourism this year by offering deals themed around the Olympics with at least 20.12% off.

£27m fund awarded to attract tourism

£27m fund awarded to attract tourism

By Gurjit Degun

Tourism Alliance chair Brigid Simmonds has welcomed a £27m fund to attract an extra 4.6m visitors to Britain over the next four years.

Penrose: unveiled tourism strategy

Penrose: VAT cut off the agenda

By John Harrington

A VAT cut for the leisure sector is off the agenda for the next three years, according to the Government's new tourism strategy.

FSB: wants more to be done

Tourism strategy falls short, says industry

By John Harrington

The Government has been accused of "tinkering around the edges" and being "long on vision, short on implementation" with its new tourism strategy....