Changes to the tourism landscape
Following the publication of the Prime Minister’s Five Point Plan for Tourism, we have announced a number of changes to strengthen co-ordination and collaboration across the tourism landscape.
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The Government has made the following changes:
Establishing an Inter-Ministerial Group on Tourism to co-ordinate and oversee action across Government, in addition to holding regular meetings with Tourism Ministers in the devolved administrations to join up action to grow tourism throughout the UK
Re-vamping the Tourism Industry Council, bringing Government and industry together to deliver on tourism policy
Establishing a new Events Industry Board to co-ordinate and enhance the UK offer on events and exhibitions, with the aim of holding more world class events in the UK by 2020
Changing the governance arrangements of VisitBritain and VisitEngland, ensuring they work collaboratively to enhance and grow tourism in Britain and England
Announcing a new Discover England fund to incentivise England’s c. 206 destination organisations to join up to build world class tourism experiences and products across England