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Tourism Alliance Calls for Improved Indian Tourist Visas

Tuesday 19 February 2013, 4:27 PM

With the news that Prime Minister David Cameron will introduce ?same-day? business visas to Indian investors, the Tourism Alliance is calling on the government to widen its approach on visas to include tourism visitors.

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CSR Announcement

Friday 5 July 2013, 4:24 PM

The Tourism Alliance welcomes the Government?s CSR announcement that tourism funding for VisitEngland is not to be cut further and VisitBritain is to be reduced by just 5%.

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Monday 18 March 2013, 9:58 AM

The Tourism Alliance has launched its new 2013 Tourism Statistics Review, which shows that total tourism revenue increased by £9bn (6.9%) to £134bn in 2012. This was sufficient to generate 180,000 new jobs.

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Tourism Alliance Calls For Improved Indian Tourism Visa Service

Tuesday 19 February 2013, 1:19 PM

With the Prime Minister announcing improvements to business visas for Indians travelling to the UK in order to boost trade, the Tourism Alliance calls for similar improvements to be made to tourism visas.

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UK Opens for Chinese Visitors

Wednesday 12 December 2012, 12:55 PM

At a meeting this morning with Immigration Minister, Mark Harper, the Tourism Alliance congratulated the Government on making significant improvements to the UK visa processing service in China in order to welcome more visitors to the UK.

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Budget could Be GREAT for Tourism

Friday 07 December 2012, 9:15 AM

The Tourism Alliance has cautiously welcomed steps taken by the government that could positively benefit UK tourism - centred around the welcome injection of £30m into the GREAT campaign.

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Tourism Accounts for a Third of New UK Jobs

Monday 03 December 2012, 9:43 AM

The UK tourism industry accounted for a third of all new employment in the UK in the two years up to the end of 2011, contributing 60,000 new jobs, according to research out this week from the Office for National Statistics.

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UK Missing Out on £43bn Chinese Tourism Opportunity

Monday 03 December 2012, 9:40 AM

The tourism industry is calling on the UK Boarder Agency to fully commit to making Britain internationally competitive when addressing the Chinese visa crisis that is costing the nation a slice of the £43bn Chinese tourism industry.

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The Tourism Legacy Starts Now

Tuesday 14 August 2012, 12:31 PM

The Tourism Alliance welcomes the announcement of an addition £10m of Government funding to market the UK in China and domestically and calls on the Home Office and Department of Transport to support plans to boost tourism.

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Tourism Industry Ready as Games Start

Friday 27 July 2012, 11:21 AM

Speaking ahead of the start of the Olympics, Tourism Alliance Chairman, Michael Hirst OBE, says that the UK tourism industry is poised to make these Olympics the best ever for both overseas and domestic visitors.

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