Grammy-award winning global megastar Michael Bublé brings his 2020 tour "An Evening with Michael Bublé" to Emirates Riverside on Saturday 1 August.
Published: 03 December 2019
Delighted staff and volunteers at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North are celebrating after winning a national award.
Published: 02 December 2019
Sedgefield’s The Impeccable Pig has lived up to its name – after being awarded the highest accolade by the AA following its first ever inspection.
Published: 19 November 2019
Businesses from across the region are celebrating after being shortlisted for the revamped North East England Tourism Awards 2020.
Published: 04 November 2019
A seaside town will serve up a second helping of culinary fun when a successful food festival returns next year.
Published: 01 November 2019
Important information for all Visit County Durham Partners and Tourism Businesses
Published: 03 October 2019
Visit County Durham would like to welcome on board 13 new exciting Supplier Partners. Take a look at each of the local businesses below to find out how their products could benefit you.
Published: 02 October 2019
Ahead of the full programme announcement on October 17 th , Lumiere organisers have revealed the return of festival favourite Mysticète .
Published: 02 October 2019
A food festival that attracted more than 29,000 people in April will serve up even more tasty treats, celebrity chefs and culinary inspiration when it returns next year.
Published: 26 September 2019
Messages of friendship from schoolchildren across the globe will be included within a special light installation symbolising the importance of international co-operation.
Published: 23 September 2019
New Lumiere app spreads benefit across county
The first Lumiere app, sponsored by Visit County Durham, helped thousands of visitors make the most of their visit to Lumiere, spreading the impact across the county through itineraries, interactive map and special offers.
Inbound tourism increase for North East
The latest VisitBritain Inbound Tourism Trends Quarterly report is now available, and shows that inbound tourism to the North East increased by a record 12% during the first half of 2019, but visitor spend decreased.
Airbnb to introduce 'verification' in 2020
Following Visit County Durham chairman Ivor Stolliday's presentation on the impact of Airbnb for tourism businesses at the Autumn Conference, a statement has been issued surrounding the introduction of Airbnb verification.
Supplier Partner - Discover the Dark Skies with Gary Lintern
In support of Durham’s Dark Sky offer, Supplier Partner Gary Lintern is inviting tourism businesses to attend his ‘stargazing experiences’ in 2020.