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Sustainable Tourism Evidence

Friday 18 October 2019, 3:08 PM

The Tourism Alliance has submitted evidence to the Government's Environmental Audit Committee's Inquiry into sustainable tourism

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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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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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Tourism Alliance Rural Tourism Inquiry Evidence

Tuesday 23 May 2017, 4:19 PM

The Tourism Alliance submitted the following evidence to the EFRA Select Committee Inquiry on Rural Tourism. This evidence highlighted the need to develop transport and braodband infrastructure, resolve funding issues for rural DMOS, review planning to facilitate appropriate tourism development and address tax issues than impede investment

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Brexit Survey

Monday 25 July 2016, 5:22 PM

A survey of over 500 tourism businesses shows a rise in tourism bookings and investment resulting from the Referendum.

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Impact of EU Referendum on UK tourism Industry

Thursday 19 May 2016, 9:32 AM

The Tourism Alliance has undertaken an analysis of the main impacts on the UK tourism industry if the UK was to leave the European Union. The analysis indicates that one of the main areas of impact would be in the supply of high quality staff required by the sector.

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Tourism Alliance Submission on Additional Stamp Duty

Tuesday 02 February 2016, 7:01 PM

The Government's proposals for additional stamp duty on secondary residential properties would have a detrimental impact on the UK self-catering sector.

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Holiday Deprivation Summary

Wednesday 11 November 2015, 11:24 AM

The Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research has published new figures for the Family Holiday Association that highlight how the number of children and adults who are unable to afford a holiday each year has risen since the recession began.

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Tourism Alliance Evidence on Regional APD

Friday 11 September 2015, 11:57 AM

The Tourism Alliance has submitted evidence to the Treasury calling the Government to review the impacts of APD on the UK tourism industry and stating that APD rates in England and Wales need to be reduced if the Scottish Parliament reduces APD rates for Scotland.

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Tourism Alliance Submission of VisitBritain/VisitEngland Triennial Review

Tuesday 07 October 2014, 12:42 PM

The Tourism Alliance has held a series of meetings with the team undertaking the Triennial Review of VisitBritain and VisitEngland and submitted evidence to say that we believe that both organisations are performing well in supporting the UK tourism industry. However, we also believe that a lack of funding and coordination, especially at the subnational level, is impacting on the ability of both organisations to maximise benefits for the UK economy.

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