I hope you’ve enjoyed the summer and the gorgeous weather while it lasted. I’ve been lucky enough to travel around the north of England and Scotland, doing my bit for British tourism, and encountering some very creative people on my way. Highlights included a visit to the stunning gardens at Crathes Castle, a thirty minute… Read More Summer’s ‘almost’ over and #CreateinKent virtual Tweetup is back!
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to sell your craft and develop your client base at Bohemia in the Kings Mile, Canterbury. Let the public know the stories behind each piece of work to encourage them to return again and again. To qualify your work must – Be handmade, and not imported… Read More Calling all creatives in Canterbury and East Kent
Regular readers know that I have been delivering ‘how to market in the recession’ workshops to tourism businesses throughout the country, encouraging them to add value to their offer rather than just slashing prices, and this Fawlty Tower offering from short break operator Superbreak is a really good example of this. Actors from Laughlines provide… Read More A ‘Fawlty Towers’ break
As regular readers of my blog are aware, I am pretty passionate about where I live and about most of the county of Kent! The promotion of Kent to identified tourism markets is co-ordinated by Visit Kent and they have just launched a new campaign targeting Londoners who may not yet be aware of… Read More Encouraging Londoners to visit Kent
I hope tourism providers and marketers throughout the UK are doing their utmost to counter the reported rise in the so called ‘Nano’ (one night) break reported in the Daily Telegraph earlier this year. The report published on The Daily Telegraph’s website used figures provided by hotels.com that showed a 29% increase in… Read More Why the ‘Nano’ break is a No No and the benefits of working with me to create a Lotano! – A blog that should interest most tourism marketing professionals!
The book ‘T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity’ is also available online as a free eBook. It’s the complete version and you are allowed to copy it, print it, redistribute it (including adding it as a resource to your own website), provided you don’t change it or sell it. It’s a… Read More T-Shirts and Suits: A guide to the Business of Creativity
Businesses and individuals with an interest in British tourism are being encouraged to get involved in the series of inter-related events that make up British Tourism Week during 23 to 29 March. In addition the Best of Britain and Ireland exhibition for trade and public visitors takes place at Excel in London’s Docklands… Read More Organise an event for British Tourism week