Figures released today show that July was the highest month ever for inbound tourism to the UK with 3.8 million visits, up 2% per cent on July last year. Overseas visitors to the UK spent £2.5 billion in July, 4% up on the same month last year. The Office for National Statistics figures show that it was a record July for inbound visits from EU countries, the UK’s largest visit-generating region, with 2.3 million visits, 3% up on last year….


Introducing Route 57, Britain’s answer to the USA’s Route 66, Spans 2,500 miles across England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, covering a variety of must-see tourist attractions across the UK. Why is it called ‘Route 57’? you ask. Well, there are exactly 57 iconic destinations along the way, including Dartmoor National Park, the Jurassic Coast, Brighton Pier, Palace of Westminster, Cardiff Bay, The Brecon Beacons, Edinburgh Castle, Loch Ness, Dublin Castle, alongside a myriad of other quintessentially British and Irish places….


As Britain gears up to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth and in the run-up to the launch of the film adaption of The BFG, VisitBritain is showcasing to the world what makes Britain a GIANT – and family-friendly – tourism destination. The national tourism organisation is today (Monday 20 June) launching an international ‘Where Giant Dreams come to Life‘ film tourism campaign in its first-ever collaboration with Disney, producer of The BFG. The film, directed by Steven Spielberg…