What Brexit means for UK travel and tourism and how companies can now move forwards

Posted by Lucy Fuggle on Jun 24, 2016

Tourism is a key topic to have come out of the Brexit question in the months leading up to yesterday’s referendum. After all, the number of visits by Europeans to the UK is more than double that of visits from residents in the rest of the world, while British travellers are a key player in the global tourism market.

Now that the polls have closed, the announcement that Britain will leave the EU following the referendum of June 23 has left many more than a little shocked, including many politicians and experts based in a pro-Remain London.

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British inbound travel trends: 4 source markets to keep an eye on

Posted by Nicole Kow on Jun 16, 2016

The tourism industry in England is a multibillion pound industry, generating £106bn annually and receiving close 29.8 million visits from overseas travellers. To remain competitive, English tour and activity operators need to keep an eye on the changing source markets to help them better understand the needs and wants of their customers. 

Here are 4 of the most important source markets shaping British travel trends this 2016.

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Events in Britain to keep an eye on this summer, and how you can use them to market your tourism products

Posted by Olan O'Sullivan on May 30, 2016

With the summer literally around the corner, a myriad of different events, from music festivals to marathons will soon begin too. Tour and activity companies should keep an eye on these events as they provide a great platform to promote your products to a larger audience. 

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Events in Ireland to keep an eye on this summer, and how to make the most of it

Posted by Olan O'Sullivan on May 27, 2016

With the summer season about to kick into gear, so are the myriad of different events, from festivals to marathons, tour and activity companies should keep an eye on these events as they provide a great platform to promote your products to a larger audience. 

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Our guide to creating successful business partnerships - a vital part of your tour and activity marketing

Posted by Olan O'Sullivan on Mar 25, 2016

Partnerships are such a key part of the travel industry that most of us engage in them every day, sometimes without even knowing it. We partner with hotels by dropping our fliers in their lobby. We partner by cross selling our tours with large tour operators or attractions. We partner by being a member of our local tourist board or association.

To many this seems innate, almost a matter of course of doing business. Yet, if we dig a little deeper there can be a bit more to creating successful partnerships.  

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Reflecting on the first Travel Massive London in 2016, lessons learnt and what we're excited about

Posted by Olan O'Sullivan on Mar 4, 2016

As storm Imogen battered Britain and Ireland, TrekkSoft made its way to London for the first Travel Massive event of 2016. I was glad to be there to represent another first: TrekkSoft exclusively sponsoring the event.

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