In the run up to the general election Tim Manson MTMI ponders the upsides and downsides of recent funding announcements:Â£18m extra money for promotion of some destinations = good; not taking displacement factor into account = not so good
Date: 28th April 2015
The restriction on taking children out of school in term time, introduced in Sept 2013, is impacting on the domestic tourism industry. Robin Barker FTMI gives a personal view on unintended consequences in this month's blog post
Date: 24th March 2015
Wellness tourism offers opportunities but Dr. Philip Long, Associate Dean (Tourism), Bournemouth University, suggests there may also be tensions around perceptions of alcotourists and their impact on destinations.
Date: 24th February 2015
Can tourism accommodation really achieve local distinctiveness and if so what do they need to do? It's certainly more than just a locally produced sausage at breakfast?
Date: 26th January 2015