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NWTO: Mountain tourism now accounts for up to 16 per cent of international tourist arrivals

Mountain tourism represents between nine and 16 per cent of all international tourist arrivals worldwide as people head for sport, health and wellbeing travel.

London to get its own "Garden in the sky", as Camden Highline gets green light

Planning approval has been granted for Camden Highline, a project to transform a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London.

Martyn's Law: details revealed for new counter-terror rules affecting all UK leisure facilities

New laws designed to step up protection against terrorism at the UK's leisure facilities are to be published in early 2023.

The UK's National Visitor Attractions Conference lands in Birmingham

The National Visitor Attractions Conference (VAC 2022), has been held for the 19th time.

VAC 2022 conference programme and 25 speakers announced

VAC 2022 has announced the final line-up of 25 top attractions sector speakers set to appear at the conference on Thursday 13 October.

Live-streaming 'digital tour' enters the attractions sector

Live-streaming platform Heygo has ventured into the cultural visitor attractions sector by partnering with a number of museums in the UK and US.

Brad Pitt makes debut as sculptor at Finnish art museum

Hollywood superstar, Brad Pitt, has made his debut as a sculptor as part of British artist Thomas Houseago’s first ever exhibition in the Nordic countries.

Chester Zoo and Nothe Fort among Visit England Awards winners

Chester Zoo, Nothe Fort and Black Country Living Museum are among the 19 winners of this year's Visit England Awards for Excellence.

ALVA's Bernard Donoghue awarded OBE for his extraordinary work supporting the attractions sector

Bernard Donoghue, director of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

National conference will grapple with the rebuilding of the UK tourism industry

Nigel Huddleston, minister for tourism, will give a keynote speech at this year's Tourism Conference, taking place in London on 15 November.

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