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Drink (and Eat) to British Tourism

Mar 17th, 2010 | By

Is there something about tourism that encourages attractions and destinations to attract us with offers of drink or is it just coincidental that some events this week offer us this lure?
In the town hall in Burton upon Trent in Staffordshire, the annual Camra Beer Festival starts tomorrow with free entry. After that it can cost you between £2 and £5 depending on when you go. Complementing this, in the market place there will be a background to the brewing heritage of the town including what is called a “taster” of the new National Brewery Centre. But Burton isn’t only about beer. The National Forest is nearby and Burton acts as one of the gateways to it.

A Centenery to Celebrate & 5 million travellers

Jan 20th, 2009 | By

This year sees the centenary of the introduction of the state pension. Before David Lloyd George introduced it in 1909, people were expected to support themselves in their retirement or be supported by their family. Nowadays we have 5 million pensioners who regularly, come recession or no, holiday. Large numbers collect their pensions abroad as the EU makes it possible to do so. Many may find that the exchange rate with the euro is making life tight for them and some have moved back to
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