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PTR Consultation

Friday 22 February 2019, 2:03 PM

In response to the concerns raised by the Tourism Alliance during the transposition of the Package Travel Directive into UK legislation, BEIS is undertaking a review of the implementation of the new regulations. Tourism operators are encouraged to complete the attached questionnaire and return it to BEIS by 8th March 2018.

  Download questionnaire
  Download Letter

Tourism Alliance Position on Sharing Economy Accommodation

Thursday 21 February 2019, 1:17 PM

Following the Report of the Tourism APPG on the Sharing Economy, the Tourism Alliance has developed it's position in regard to ensuring that all tourism accommodation is safe and legal for consumers and that there is a level playing field between operators.

  Download Position Paper

ETW Conference – 1st April 2019

Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:13 AM

The Tourism Alliance, the Tourism Society and British Destinations are hosting the second ETW Conference on 1st April 2019 at the RAF club in London. This timely conference, being held on the first working day after the UK leaves the EU, features a keynote speech from the Tourism Minister, Michael Ellis MP, alongside a range political and industry experts highlighting the key challenges and opportunities facing the UK tourism industry at this crucial juncture.
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Package Travel Regulations Q&A

Friday 23 November 2018, 5:18 PM

This Q&A paper answers questions about the new Package Travel Regulations and should be read alongside the Tourism Alliance's PTR Guidance.

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Submission to Lords Inquiry on Regenerating Seaside Towns

Thursday 25 October 2018, 1:09 PM

The Tourism Alliance has presented written evidence to the Lord's Select Committee Inquiry on Regenerating Seaside Towns emphasising the importance of tourism to the seaside economy and what actions need to be taken to encourage growth and investment.

  Download TA Submission

Tourism Alliance Guidance on Package Travel Regulations

Wednesday 18 July 2018, 5:17 PM

The new regulations came into force on 1 July 2018. These new regulations significantly expand the scope of the existing Package Travel Regulations and businesses are advised to check their products and their arrangements with other businesses to ensure that they are compliant with the new regulations.

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Wednesday 18 July 2018, 1:46 PM

The All Party Parliamentary Group for tourism has released its final report on the Sharing Economy which recommends, amongst other things, a consultation on statutory registration for tourism accommodation and more powers for Local Authorities to balance tourism growth with the needs of local communities.

  Download APPG Report

PTR Press Release

Monday 23 October 2017, 11:53 AM

Tourism Alliance calls on Government to cut EU red tape

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The £2.2bn Brexit Opportunity

Wednesday 18 October 2017, 1:14 PM

The Tourism Alliance is calling on Government to take the opportunity to provide a £2.2bn boost to the UK tourism industry and create 40,000 new jobs by cutting unnecessary EU Red Tape which restricts domestic tourism growth through reforming the Package Travel Regulations to exclude Value-Added products.

  Download PTR Briefing
  Download PTR Briefing

UK Tourism Statistics 2017

Wednesday 24 May 2017, 12:27 PM

The Tourism Alliance annual review of tourism statistics brings together the headline tourism figures from the three main national tourism surveys and combines them with key information from other studies and publications to provide an over view of the size and value of tourism to the UK economy.

  Download UK Tourism Statistics 2017