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Kerrin MacPhie, head of business events at VisitBritain and VisitEngland, says the UK's standards of excellence will cement a strong event recovery

Cheltenham joins UK cities at MeetEngland event

Representatives of Cheltenham’s business events industry will today, 9 February, join with cities and regions from across the country at a trade show focused on rebuilding the UK’s £8bn business events industry.

Shakespeare's England launches tourism blueprint

A major blueprint for the Shakespeare’s England regional tourism industry was launched last week. It identifies seven areas for development and allots resources for stakeholders. The tourism organisation for Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Kenilworth, Royal Leamington Spa and surrounding areas revealed its first destination management plan (DMP) at Kenilworth Castle in front of an audience of tourism stakeholders from across the region. The event was attended by James Berresford, chief executive of VisitEngland.