Press Releases

Blackpool Tower Wins Poll Position

The London Eye, Cumbria’s Lake District and Blackpool Tower have topped a poll of the destinations and attractions that Brits would choose to promote in a survey conducted by Best of Britain & Ireland 2009. Over 1,000 people surveyed ranked these attractions as the places they would promote to the thousands of overseas visitors expected […]

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VisitEngland Appoints First Chief Executive

VisitEngland has appointed James Berresford as its first Chief Executive. James is currently Director of Tourism at Northwest Development Agency, responsible for the formulation, direction and oversight of the North West region’s policy on tourism. He is also a Director of Hadrian’s Wall Heritage Limited and a Director of the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts […]

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Ossy Mills Triumphs at UK Coach Awards 2009

 Over 80 companies and organisations across the whole spectrum of UK coach tourism were recognised and rewarded for their excellence and good practice at the  UK Coach Awards, which took place on Friday 27 March at London’s prestigious Tower Hotel. Oswaldtwistle Mills, known locally and affectionately as Ossy Mills, triumphed in the Most Coach Friendly […]

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Blackpool International Airport – Number 1

Congratulations to Blackpool International which has beaten stiff competition to be named passenger favourite in a survey by Which?Holiday magazine The airport performed best in a survey of 30 UK airports, with an overall customer score of 80% and five star ratings for airport experience, check-in procedures, time spent to clear security and distance from check-in to […]

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Ribble Valley Food Trail wins national recognition!

 The Ribble Valley Food Trail has won a “Highly Commended” prize at the prestigious Countryside Alliance Awards finals in London. A team from Ribble Valley Borough Council accepted the commendation in the Enterprise category.  The Food Trail claimed the North West regional title in February, propelling it into the national final where it was up […]

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New Pendle Visitor Guide out now

The new Pendle Visitor Guide is out now. And one of the area’s top attractions helped to promote it at our top hotel.  Prestige Karting of Colne sent a fabulous hand built sports car to the Guide’s official launch at the Oaks Hotel and Leisure Club in Reedley. Last week the Worshipful the Mayor of […]

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Countdown for entries to tourism awards

It’s that time again – time for the region’s tourism businesses to put themselves forward for the annual Lancashire and Blackpool Tourist Board (LBTB) Tourism awards.  With 13 categories from Small Hotel of the Year Award to Sustainable Tourism Award, participants find the benefits include increased profile, staff motivation and even new business. Entry to […]

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Membership – PRICE FREEZE

Lancashire and Blackpool Tourist Board (LBTB) has announced that it will be freezing membership fees for 2009/10, to help and support businesses during the current economic downturn. Established in April 2004 LBTB has seen its membership grow to almost 300 businesses from accommodation providers and attractions, galleries to castles, parks to stately homes, with LBTB […]

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