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VisitBritain shows Aussie trade another side of the UK

Travel Weekly’s editor has been galivanting around England for the past week, leaving the office dog in charge. Unsurprisingly, our readership has skyrocketed.

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Events

Events and incentives round-up: Join Silversea in person, VisitBritain’s virtual ExploreGB, Celebrity rewards agents, Japanese sweets up for grabs + MORE!

Fancy a year’s supply of Japanese sweets? A prize pack chock full of British treats? Or perhaps the rarest treasure of all; an IN-PERSON EVENT? We’ve got all that and more right here.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: Destination Canada appoints new CEO, ‘Click for Vic’ campaign + MORE

Many consider Travel Weekly’s Destination Wrap as the next best thing to travelling, and given we can’t do much of that at the moment, this is a ‘must read’.

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Destination Wrap: SATC’s new marketing campaigns, Karels T-bar debuts at Thredbo + MORE

We’ve got so much local and international news in this week’s Destination Wrap that it’s already crashed the Travel Weekly website twice.

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“A decision needs to be taken”: VisitBritain’s regional director talks Brexit and sustainability

Australians are not going to let Brexit get in the way when it comes to travelling Britain, according to VisitBritain’s Tricia Warwick. Find out why here.

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Travel Agents

Helloworld announces new destination partnership

Pop the kettle on and bring the scones out of the oven, because Helloworld has officially formalised its partnership with VisitBritain!

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Tourism

“Australia remains a billion-pound market for Britain”, says VisitBritain CEO

by Teresa Russell

Have you lost faith in Great Britain’s appeal as a destination for Aussie travellers? Have it restored here with this.

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Destinations

Tourism

VisitBritain CEO’s message to Aussie agents

by Teresa Russell

VisitBritain CEO Sally Balcombe sat down with Travel Weekly this week in Harrogate for a chat about the new Royal baby. Oh, and all things tourism.

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Destinations

Excite and VisitBritain launch new agent guide

The new guide has a special focus on foodie and cultural adventures and, to be honest, it had us at food.

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ATTN AGENTS: Discover Great Britain and earn rewards with Excite!

We’re getting into the spirit of this campaign by draping ourselves in a Union Jack and watching Austin Powers on repeat.

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VisitBritain usher in Harry and Meghan’s nuptials in style

by Travel Weekly

Travel Weekly’s roving scribe enjoyed the roast beef and hand drawn ale so much he almost slept through the glittering wedding the following day.

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Travel Agents

Buyers & agents from down under take UK by storm

by Hannah Edensor

We followed travel trade from Australia and NZ around Britain with a camera last week, although it’s not quite as creepy as it sounds.

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