Partner newsletter archive
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It’s time to enter the Lancashire Tourism Awards – launch of the 2022 competition.
Celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee #InLancashire – inspiration for planning your long weekend.
Walking in Lancashire (05.05.22) – It’s time to get walking for National Walking Month
April Partners’ newsletter (26.04.22) – including new drop in dates, events guide, Taste Lancashire Market and partners in the news.
Events are Back in Lancashire – event campaign consumer email to launch events guide.
Taste Lancashire Market at National Festival of Making – open for applications from food and drink suppliers
Celebrate Easter in Lancashire – ideas, activities and inspiration for the new season
Welcome back to Fabulous Fylde – The days are getting longer and warmer and Fylde is ready to welcome visitors to make memories that will last a lifetime.
March Partners’ newsletter (30.03.22) – including new drop in dates, new events guide and Queens Jubilee events.
Mother’s Day is here! Visit Lancashire newsletter – inspiration for celebrating in Lancashire
Invitation to Visit Lancashire Partners’ Meeting on Monday 21 March – free event for partners.
February Partners’ newsletter (23.02.22) – including new drop in dates, new events guide and Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 winners.
January Partners’ newsletter (17.01.21) – a Happy New Year to all our partners.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Covid-19 Business Survey – invitation to take part in a short survey. This will be fed directly back to central government policy makers to help shape how best to support businesses going forward. Deadline 07.01.22
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (21.12.21) – announcement that additional support will be available for businesses who have been impacted by the Omicron variant.
December Partners’ newsletter (21.12.21) – a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our partners.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (09.12.21) – announcement of England moving to plan B including the re-introduction of guidance for everyone who can to work from home and face coverings compulsory in most public indoor venues.
Do you know a Lancashire tourism superstar? – nominations are now open for teams and individuals. This VisitEngland award, in association with the Mirror newspaper, has a closing date 17.12.21.
Visit Lancashire Rediscover Lancashire at Christmas – the countdown is on. Win big with this year’s advent calendar.
November Partners’ newsletter (26.11.21)– including Lancashire Tourism Awards finalists, Lancashire Day update, Christmas opportunities.
Visit Lancashire Celebrating #LancashireDay – prizes to be won
Lancashire Day – the one with all the prizes. – Visit Lancashire consumer newsletter.
Lancashire Day Saturday 27 November – Take part in our #LancashireDay campaign
Employer Skills Survey – your feedback is of vital importance, please do get involved – this is your opportunity to really make a difference.
October Partners’ newsletter (28.10.21) – including Lancashire Tourism Awards reminder, Lancashire Day update, Christmas opportunities and spotlight on two supplier partners.
Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 update (27.10.21) – reminder of one week to deadline.
Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 update (20.10.21) – reminder of two weeks to deadline.
Visit Lancashire – Rediscover Lancashire this October – inspiration including Halloween events and activities.
Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 update – reminder of three weeks to deadline.
Business Support Update for Partners – watch the Lancashire Tourism Awards Application Masterclass and support available for business recovery.
Visit Lancashire – Visit Blackpool this October – highlighting major events this autumn.
Invitation to Lancashire Tourism Awards Application Masterclass – 45 minute virtual session taking place on Wednesday 6 October from 2pm.
September Partners’ newsletter (28.09.21) – including Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 launch, the Lancashire Climate Change Conference and spotlight on two supplier partners.
Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 launch email – 19 categories to enter in this year’s competition.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Covid-19 Update (21.09.21) – announcement of measures to simplify international travel.
Visit Lancashire – Discover Hidden Gems in Lancaster – Lancaster Arts email.
Invitation to take part in Peer Networks – free business support opportunity for businesses.
Invitation to Visit Lancashire Virtual Partners’ Meeting on Tues 28 Sept – free event for partners. The meeting will cover Visit Lancashire campaigns, visitor research and Lancashire Tourism Awards.
Visit Lancashire – Heritage Cities Autumn Campaign email (07.09.21) – explore England’s historic cities.
Visit Lancashire – Escape the Everyday campaign email (27.08.21) – August Bank Holiday inspiration.
August Partners’ newsletter (24.08.21) – including Rediscover Lancashire campaign results, ways to back the Lancashire 2025 bid and wedding brochure launch.
July Partners’ newsletter (30.07.21) – including Rediscover Lancashire campaign update, Lancashire 2025 bid update, new digital opportunities and spotlight on four supplier partners.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (30.07.21) – including the UK Government waives quarantine for arrivals fully vaccinated from Europe and USA to England, international cruise restart and NHS Test & Trace COVID-19 compliance checks in hotels and other guest accommodation.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (20.07.21) – including announcement of the intention to make full vaccination a condition of entry to nightclubs and other venues where large crowds gather by the end of September.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (15.07.21)– The Working Safely during coronavirus guidance for England has been updated to reflect the changes from step 4. Summary of the contents of the guidance available. Priority actions to take: Six steps to protect yourself, your staff and your customers.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (13.07.21)– update following government announcement on 12.07.21. Confirmation that England will move to Step 4 from 19 July. While cases are high and rising, everybody needs to continue to act carefully and remain cautious.
Visit Lancashire – Escape the Everyday campaign email (12.07.21) – Summer in Lancashire inspiration with upcoming large events.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (06.07.21) – update following government announcement on 05.07.21 outlining more details about step 4 of the England roadmap (expected to start on 19 July). Removal of outstanding legal restrictions on social contact, life events, and opening of remaining closed settings.
June Partners’ newsletter (29.06.21)– including Rediscover Lancashire campaign update, Lancashire 2025 update and Napthens Solicitors supplier partner benefits.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (18.06.21) – round-up of the latest official COVID-19 updates.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (15.06.21) – Step 4 of the Government roadmap has been delayed until July 19th, with the exception of weddings and commemorative events.
Visit Lancashire Father’s Day consumer newsletter (15.06.21) – Ideas for things to do and places to dine with the family as well as Lancashire gift inspiration.
Covid-19 Impact & Business Performance Survey – tourism businesses are asked to take a short survey.
May Partners’ newsletter (28.05.21) – including Rediscover Lancashire campaign, English Tourism Week and Business Performance Survey.
Visit Lancashire newsletter – Escape the Everyday this Summer – first campaign newsletter to consumer mailing list.
Visit Lancashire Partners are invited to be part of the Rediscover Lancashire Escape the Everyday campaign (19.05.21) – next week the new campaign will launch, supported by funding secured from VisitEngland Destination Management Organisations’ Recovery Marketing Fund, which supports recovery during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (15.05.21) – the heritage locations guidance has been updated for Step 3 of the roadmap (from 17 May)
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (12.05.21) – the hotels and other guest accommodation guidance has been updated to include measures that will apply from Step 3 from 17 May in England.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (11.05.21)– The Prime Minister confirmed England will move to Step 3 on 17 May including limited indoor social mixing; reopening of indoor hospitality and entertainment venues and 30 guests permitted at weddings.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updates guidance (06.05.21)– update to restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services guidance. Updated information for Step 3 (no earlier than 17 May) including entertainment indoors and outside venues.
April Partners’ newsletter (29.04.21) – including the Pink Book of legislation, food standards, al fresco dining and the annual attractions survey.
Have your say in the future of regional tourism structures – the Government has announced an independent review of Destination Management Organisations (DMOs), formerly known as tourist boards.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updates guidance (09.04.21) – the visitor economy, hotels and other guest accommodation and restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services guidance has been updated with more detail on step 2. Other updates to note also include events guidance for local authorities and additional information on NHS Test and Trace for hospitality venues and other settings.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following confirmation of continuation of Govt. roadmap (06.04.21)– some Covid restrictions will be eased from Monday 12 April, including opening of self-contained accommodation, outdoor hospitality venues and outdoor attractions such as zoos and theme parks. None essential retail will open and weddings can take place with up to 15 guests.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (01.04.21) – including further guidance for the visitor economy and hospitality sector along with clarification shared by DCMS in response to a number of questions that have been raised by the sector.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (24.03.21) – including clarity on guidance on the reopening of accommodation.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (23.03.21) – update on new guidance for businesses in the hospitality, accommodation and leisure sectors to check their eligibility for Restart Grants.
Invitation to March Partners’ Meeting – virtual meeting will take place on Wednesday 24 March at 10am. The meeting will include a guest speaker – Jenny Heyes from Napthens Solicitors – who will present and answer questions on specific HR considerations related to the impacts of Covid-19.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ Update following updated guidance (11.03.21) – including on Covid grants and outdoor dining/events.
March Partners’ Newsletter (10.03.21) – including workshop opportunities, feature on supplier partners and details on next partners’ meeting.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partners’ update following budget announcement (04.03.21) – summary of highlights for the tourism and hospitality industry including extension of the job retention scheme, restart grants, extension of VAT reduction and business rate relief.
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partner’s update following government announcement (26.02.21) – further summary and clarification of the 22.02.21 announcement
Marketing/Visit Lancashire Partner’s update following government announcement (22.02.21) – a summary of the announcement
Marketing Lancashire Partner’s Covid-19 Updated Guidance (05.01.21) – guidance for retail, hospitality and leisure sectors as January 2021 lockdown begins.
Marketing Lancashire Partner’s Covid-19 Updated Guidance (30.12.20)– information on tighter restrictions as Lancashire is placed in Tier 4 Alert Level.
Marketing Lancashire Partner’s Covid-19 Updated Guidance (24.12.20) – including details of Tier 4 restrictions in place in some parts of England. Lancashire remains in Tier 3.
Marketing Lancashire Partner’s Covid-19 Updated Guidance (21.12.20) – guidance for Lancashire accommodation providers opening over the Christmas period.
Message from Marketing Lancashire, CEO (18.12.20) – a Christmas message from Rachel McQueen including a thank you and review of 2020 activity.
Covid-19: Updated Guidance (17.12.20) – including confirmation of Lancashire remaining in Tier 3 and guidance for over the Christmas period.
Marketing Lancashire December partner’s newsletter (14.12.20) – updates include Lancashire 2025 City of Culture, business barometer, Eden Project North, tourism VAT campaign, disability awareness and online market opportunity.
Marketing Lancashire Partner’s update (03.12.20) – update including latest government guidance and deadlines for job retention scheme claims.
Marketing Lancashire Partner’s update (01.12.20) – guidance for Christmas operating and Tier 3 restrictions.