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Proposals to Improve Visa Processing in China

Thursday 16 February 2012, 7:14 PM

The UNTO predicts that almost 20% of the growth in international tourism over the next eight years will be from China, where outbound traffic is expected to reach 100m per year by 2020. Yet the UK's share of this market has declined by 60% since 2001 and France now receives eight times more visitors. This paper presents proposals on how the visa system can be modified to address this problem and generate growth from this important market.

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Impact of Daylight Saving on Rural Communities

Monday 16 January 2012, 3:23 PM

The Tourism Alliance has presented evidence to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee Inquiry on the impact of Daylight Saving stating how Rural Communities will benefit from increased tourism revenue and employment.

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Increasing the UK's Aviation Capacity

Monday 16 January 2012, 3:23 PM

The Government recently produced a scoping document for developing a new Aviation Strategy. The starting point for this scoping paper was that aviation should be able to grow, but to do so, it must be able to play its part in delivering our environmental goals and protecting the quality of life of local communities. This paper is the Tourism Alliance response to this scoping paper which sets out the need for aviation expansion in order to support tourism growth.

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APD costs the UK over £1bn per annum

Thursday 24 November 2011, 3:12 PM

A new assessment of the impact of Air Passenger Duty by the Tourism Alliance puts the cost at over £1bn and 23,000 jobs.

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Furnished Holiday Letting Consultation

Monday 01 November 2010, 11:41 AM

The Tourism Alliance agrees with the Government's position that the FHL Rules should only be available to legitimate self-catering businesses that are intended to be operated for profit and provide economic benefits to local communities.

  Download Tourism Alliance FHL Submission

Tourism: Opportunities for Employment and Growth

Monday 25 October 2010, 4:06 PM

The tourism industry has a number of key attributes that make it ideal for rebalancing and rebuilding the UK economy.

The Tourism Alliance policy manifesto outlines how the Government can help improve the UK tourism industry's international competitiveness so that the benefits from the sector can be maximised.

  Download Tourism: Opportunities for Employment and Growth Brochure

Finance Formula Grant Submission

Tuesday 7 October 2010, 11:48 AM

The Tourism Alliance has provided a submission to DCLG opposing proposals to change the tourism indicator in the Finance Formula Grant from day visitors to foreign visitor nights.

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Joint Industry Submission on Licensing

Friday 24 September 2010, 5:20 PM

The Tourism Alliance has signed-up to a joint industry submission to the Home Office stating that the new proposals on further restrictions to the sale of alcohol are disproportionate to problems they purport to resolve, are short on natural justice and impose potential costs on businesses.

Tourism Alliance Regional Growth Fund Submission

Friday 10 September 2010, 10:51 AM

BIS is consulting on the criteria for the allocation of the newly established £1bn Regional Growth Fund. The Tourism Allliance contends that this fund be made available for tourism development projects as tourism provides one of the best opportunities to provide wide-spread sustainable economic growth for the UK economy.

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Tourism Alliance LEP Submission

Wednesday 25 August 2010, 4:03 PM

The BIS Select Committee is undertaking an enquiry into the structure and function of the forthcoming Local Enterprise Partnerships. The Tourism Alliance has submitted evidence on the risks this poses to tourism development and the need for transitional arrangements to ensure national programmes are maintained

  Download BIS Inquiry: The New Local Enterprise Partnerships