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Welcome to the Visit County Durham Corporate Website

Best Influence Finalist VisitEngland Gold Award for International DistributionWelcome to Visit County Durham - the tourism management agency for County Durham which works on behalf of businesses and public agencies to support the growth and development of the county's visitor economy.

Visit County Durham has strategic responsibility for tourism and performs the functions of destination management and marketing in the county.
Many others are involved in delivering a vibrant visitor economy, one organisation cannot do it alone, which is why we are a partnership.

Our aim is to place the visitor at the heart of everything we do.

Planning a trip? Visit the official tourism website > This is Durham

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Consumer insights webinar

Visit County Durham has commissioned consumer insights agency Foresight Factory, who work on behalf of VisitBritain, to deliver a webinar for visitor economy businesses.

Skills campaign launched

The Department for Education has launched a new campaign called ‘An Hour to Skill’.

Durham Digital training programme

New College Durham’s free Durham Digital training programme lets people improve their IT skills, as well as giving employers the opportunity to upskill their workforce

Covid insurance ruling

In a test case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority, the Supreme Court has ruled in favour of small businesses initially denied pay-outs on their business interruption insurance policies following the first wave of coronavirus restrictions.

Business IQ tourism article

The latest edition of Business IQ North East features an interview with Michelle Gorman, managing director of Visit County Durham.