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

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

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Secure your place at the Tourism Insights Conference and Parliamentary Reception

Tickets are now available for our half-day Tourism Insights Conference followed by the annual English Tourism Week Parliamentary Reception which we are hosting with the Family Holiday Charity and with the kind assistance of Simon Jupp MP.

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UPDATES:

Thursday 15 December 2022

Tourism Alliance 10-point policy plan to grow tourism and boost UK economy

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Thursday 17 November 2022

Slides from the 2022 Tourism Industry Conference

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Thursday 10 November 2022

New passport rules have scuppered EU school visits; Market dives 83% costing UK plc over £700m/yr

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Thursday 10 November 2022

Student Group Travel Economic Impact

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