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After almost a year of severe disruption for the tourism, hospitality and leisure sector, a contingent of tourism boards across the North East and wider north of England have come together to discuss the findings of the NatWest North of England Tourism Barometer study.
Published: 25 November 2020
On the eve of the second national lockdown, which deals a further blow to the region’s visitor economy, the Visit County Durham autumn online conference looked ahead to the tourism of the future, to provide businesses with the guidance and support needed for recovery.
Published: 05 November 2020
A poem which gave so many people hope during the coronavirus lockdown is now inspiring people to visit the county in which it was written.
Published: 07 September 2020
Visit County Durham has launched a marketing campaign that promotes Durham as being ‘Worth the Wait’, inspiring visitors from within the region to choose the county for a day visit or staycation.
Published: 19 August 2020
Destination management organisation Visit County Durham has launched a campaign that encourages residents to ‘explore from their door’ and discover some of the county’s lesser-known outdoor locations.
Published: 09 July 2020
Visit County Durham, the destination management organisation for the county, is supporting English Tourism Week, 25-31 May, and highlighting the importance of tourism to local communities.
Published: 26 May 2020
Destination management organisation Visit County Durham has launched a campaign that lets people enjoy a virtual visit to the county, from the safety of their sofa.
Published: 16 April 2020
Destination management organisation Visit County Durham has today announced support for visitor economy businesses in the county, for whom the current COVID-19 outbreak has had a significant effect.
Published: 25 March 2020
Following the success of last summer’s ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, which raised the county’s profile as a destination for live sport, Visit County Durham are delivering a national marketing campaign in partnership with Durham Cricket, encouraging visitors to ‘Get bowled over by Durham’.
Published: 03 March 2020
Top television chef John Torode will headline a County Durham food festival this spring as organisers pull together all the ingredients for an irresistible culinary weekend.
Published: 03 February 2020