Posts Tagged ‘ Great Britain ’

Where the experts holiday: Sean Conway, endurance adventurer

Feb 11th, 2014 | By

Sean Conway became the first person to swim the length of Great Britain, from Land’s End to John O’Groats – via Ireland. Conway left west Cornwall on 30 June 2013. 135 days and 900 miles later, the 32 year-old reached the Caithness coast. He talks to Just About Travel about his experiences in South Africa, Spain and his aversion to sunshine



Young Britons vote Big Ben as their top British landmark

Oct 27th, 2012 | By

Kids are flocking to museums this half term break in favour of thrill seeking attractions



Furs class

Sep 1st, 2012 | By

Who says you can’t teach old dogs new tricks?



VisitBritain challenges MPs to highlight their greatest tourism assets

Feb 10th, 2012 | By

VisitBritain is asking MPs across the country to nominate an attraction in their constituency, that overseas tourists should visit in 2012. The challenge to the nation’s politicians is part of the tourism agency’s ‘Share Your GREAT Britain’ campaign, aimed at enticing overseas visitors.



Cameron launches new campaign to boost UK tourist arrivals

Sep 24th, 2011 | By

So David “just call me Dave” Cameron has taken time out of issuing warnings about the very real fear of a double dip recession, to launch a new tourism campaign. Created by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, the drive is called ‘GREAT’ Britain and is aimed at maximising the economic potential of the London Olympic Games whilst simultaneously using it to promote Britain abroad as place to visit and do business.