The Visit County Durham Annual Tourism Conference held on the 30th March 2017 at Ushaw looked at ‘what makes Durham special’ including presentations from the two UNESCO designations of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty / UNESCO Global Geopark and Durham Cathedral and Castle with their associated tourism related products. Lady Cobham, the outgoing chair of VisitEngland, gave a national tourism update and Visit County Durham showcased the Place of Light brand.
Durham Tourism Superstar was also launched for 2017/18 which recognise’s the dedication and passion of those working in Durham’s tourism industry and will be awarded to an individual who goes above and beyond the call of duty to ensure visitors to Durham have a priceless experience. To find out more click here >
Durham Place of Light
North Pennines AONB