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Tourism Alliance Webinar - Port of Dover Briefing

Tuesday 11 April 2023, 11:43 AM

Tourism Alliance Webinar: The CEO of the Port of Dover, Doug Bannister, will be joining us to give an update and briefing on the situation at the border there on Monday 17th April at 1400. Register now.

Policy agenda 2023 - Tourism and the UK's Economic Recovery

Wednesday 14 December 2022, 3:59 PM

Published in December 2023, this is the Tourism Alliance's policy agenda for 2023, and outlines 10 policy suggestions to boost tourism and help generate growth for the UK economy. These are:

1. Introduce a Youth Group Travel Scheme for EU Student Groups
2. Increase Funding for International Marketing
3. Introduce a Low-Cost Five Year Visitor Visa
4. Reinstate the VAT Reclaim Scheme
5. Revise the Package Travel Regulations
6. Fully Implement the De Bois Review
7. Expand and Reform the Youth Mobility Scheme
8. Reduce the VAT Rate For Hospitality and Attractions
9. Use ETAs to Boost Business Tourism
10. Reform Business Rates

  Download 2023 TA Policy Document (new brand)

Tourism Alliance Seminars on Tourism Taxes and Tourism Research

Friday 18 October 2019, 3:13 PM

The Tourism Alliance is holding two half-day seminars - one on Tourism Taxation and the other on new Tourism Research. Bookings to attend can be made by contacting Amanda Fry [email protected] 07973 658295

  Download Tourism Research Programme
  Download Tourism Tax Programme

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

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.
Click here to book

Tourism Alliance Statistics 2016

Sunday 06 March 2016, 11:07 PM

The Tourism Alliance Statistics Publication shows that 2015 was a record year fr the UK tourism industry with total revenue reaching £127.4bn

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Tourism Alliance Submission on the Apprenticeships Levy

Friday 09 October 2015, 12:28 PM

The Tourism Alliance has provided a submission voicing concerns about the proposal to establish an apprenticeship levy on large employers. Chief of which is that it would be too bureaucratic and fails to take into account in-house training programmes.

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TA Submission on VisitEngland's Board Structure

Thursday 25 October 2012, 9:07 AM

The Tourism Alliance has concerns regarding proposals to change the process by which appointments are made to the Board of VisitEngland.

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Tourism Alliance Annual Report and Strategy

Friday 06 July 2012, 11:24 AM

The Tourism Alliance Annual Report for 2012 analyses the key issues that need to be addressed to ensure that the tourism industry maintains it's international competitiveness and can provide a lasting legacy from the Olympics in terms of revenue growth and employment for the UK economy.

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2012 Tourism Statistics Review

Friday 09 March 2012, 4:20 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 2012