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Illuminations Star Line Up

Blackpool Illuminations Switch On 2010 – Line Up Confirmed visitBlackpool, Real Radio and Smooth Radio are delighted to officially confirm the line- up for the Blackpool Illuminations Switch On Concert 2010 on Friday September 3. Opera sensation Russell Watson will return to his native Lancashire, bringing home the famous ‘Voice’ that has performed across the […]

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Dust off your boots and head to Pendle

Come to Pendle for our 7th annual Walking Festival and see what this stunning part of England has to offer. Thousands of walkers will be making their way to Pendle in Lancashire this September for the festival packed with over 80 free guided walks. It gives walkers of all abilities a wonderful opportunity to enjoy […]

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Awards for Beach House

THE BEACH HOUSE CLEANS UP WITH AWARDS Quality is key to the regions success as a visitordestination and Lancashire and Blackpool Tourist Board (LBTB) provides customer service training, advice and assistance to tourism businesses seeking accreditation and quality marques. LBTB also supports local tourism businesses who take the initiative to seek out additional qualifications, which […]

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Robbie to light up Blackpool

Robbie Williams to Switch on Blackpool Illuminations visitBlackpool, Real Radio and Smooth Radio, today unveiled superstar Robbie Williams as the celebrity who will turn on the 2010 Illuminations. Robbie will drop into the resort on Friday 3 September to flick the switch as part of a star-studded celebrity weekend to launch this year’s world-famous Blackpool […]

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New £10m attraction for Blackpool

Nickelodeon land to open at Pleasure Beach, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Blackpool, is delighted to announce the launch of Nickelodeon Land, which will open at Britain’s favourite tourist attraction in April 2011. Nickelodeon Land represents an investment of £10.3m. This collaboration between Pleasure Beach, Blackpool and Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brands for kids, will see a 6 […]

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Peter Pan – Be Part of It

Tourism chiefs champion blockbuster Peter Pan Lancashire and Blackpool Tourist Board (LBTB), in association with Bay Tourism and The Dukes, hosted a special first night for over 100 tourism industry colleagues at The Dukes’ walkabout production of Peter Pan, in Lancaster’s Williamson Park, on Monday 5 July 2010. Industry guests travelled from across the county […]

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New Report – The Seaside Tourist Industry

Report demolishes myths about demise of British seaside tourist industry ·  Seaside tourism directly supports nearly 30,000 jobs in the region. ·  Blackpool has largest concentration of seaside tourist jobs anywhere in Britain ·  Tourism jobs in North West resorts up by nearly 3,000 over the last decade A major new report released today finds […]

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LBTB Finalist in Prestigious Awards

Lncashire and Blackpool Tourist Board (LBTB) has been shortlisted for a much sought after Travolution 2010 Award; in the marketing awards section, Best Use of Social Media category for its current online promotion, blackpoolthemovie.com.  LBTB is the only tourist board amongst 130 finalists; a list which includes top travel brands such as Easyjet, Singaporeair.com, ba.com, […]

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Launch of New Training Programme

Gold standard training Lancashire and Blackpool Tourist Board (LBTB) leads on and delivers Welcome to Excellence Training, the UK’s most successful customer service training initiative, across Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Lancashire. The most recent addition to this extensive portfolio is a new one-day course Welcome Host Gold, which had its inaugural session at Number […]

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The Winners – Lancashire and Blackpool Tourism Awards 2010/11

The winners of the 2010/11 Lancashire and Blackpool Tourism Awards took centre stage today, with TV wildlife presenter Michaela Strachan, host of the tourist board’s most hotly contested awards ceremony to date, held at the Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel, near Accrington. The Awards are supported by the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA). With more award categories […]

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Top Food Awards

 Lancashire businesses recognised in top food awards A spring water business, an ice cream farm; a brewery; a cookie specialist and a healthy dessert company are the Lancashire businesses short-listed for this year’s prestigious Food Northwest Awards. Twelve of Lancashire’s fine food products are also named as winners in the Fine Food Northwest Awards 2010. […]

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Lancashire Lass is Great British Chef

Northcote’s Head Chef Lisa Allen, crowned the winner for HRH! Winning the honour of cooking for The Prince of Wales in the final of this year’s BBC series, Great British Menu, is an amazing achievement. What makes it all the more remarkable is that Lisa Allen is the only Female chef to do so.  Battling […]

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