Kent tourism predicted to grow by 10% this year Sandra Matthews-Marsh, chief executive of Visit Kent was interviewed on local radio kmfm this week and seems to be as optimistic as I am! She said she would be surprised if the Kent tourism industry did not grow by at least 10 per cent this year. … Read More Good news from my home county of Kent
A survey by coach company Shearings found that the number of Britons choosing to holiday at home this year has gone up by 50% compared with last year. What’s more, the number of overseas visitors to the UK is rocketing, as Europeans and Americans take advantage of the weak pound. Visit Britain research on costs… Read More British tourism is set for a bumper year in 2009
In the words of the Guardian’s Polly Toynbee; “There has never been a day like it for Britain’s postwar generations. As that inauguration speech echoes out, the globe itself seems to inhale a mighty, collective intake of breath, frighteningly audacious in its hope. A BBC World Service poll shows a tidal wave of optimism about… Read More One of the best good news stories ever!
As I mentioned in a previous post I want to write about good news stories as I believe it’s very important to be positive if you want positive outcomes. If you have a spare half hour this is a very thought provoking presentation on happiness by Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert where he talks about the… Read More Interpreting the news
A new report predicting big employment opportunities in sectors like business, education, distribution and transport over the current decade to 2017 has just been published. It predicts employment trends over the next ten years and shows that despite the current economic downturn job prospects remain good. The report says that there will be… Read More UK jobs market set to grow despite recent downturn
I know I am not alone in being fed up with the negative copy being churned out by the ‘mainstream’ media in the UK. If you have some positive news about what is happening in your business right now then do feel free to comment here. This is today’s good news story http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2009/jan/15/recession-boom-uk-holidays
This is not just any old marketing blog. This is Catriona Campbell’s clear thinking marketing blog. I’m going to be positive about the 2009 because that’s the kind of person I am and I’m also interested in lots of things and have good ideas that I don’t want to keep to myself anymore.