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Latest News

Grand Makeover at Mercure Leicester, The Grand Hotel

23 October 2014

Mercure Leicester, The Grand Hotel is undergoing a major investment, transforming the city’s most iconic hotel

Come and see Stoneywell before the big opening

22 October 2014

Stoneywell, the Arts and Crafts cottage in the Charnwood Forest, will be opening its doors in full to the public in February next year

VisitEngland Accolades recognise quality experiences at England's Attractions

22 October 2014

A host of attractions in England have received VisitEngland Accolades in recognition of the quality visitor experience on offer

Fit for Work: Healthy Workplace Programme - Free Support for Local SMEs

20 October 2014

Why get involved with the Healthy Workplace Programme?

VisitEngland eNews October 2014 Edition 2

17 October 2014

Welcome to the latest edition of VisitEngland eNews, a bi-monthly newsletter designed to keep you up to date on all of VisitEngland’s latest activity, news and insights

Leicester welcomes national conference organisers on exclusive familiarisation visit

16 October 2014

Showcase of Leicester's conference and events offer for 30 attendees, covering 14 national organisations from 10-12 October

King Richard III's last journey: The route is announced

13 October 2014

The route for the cortege which will transport the mortal remains of King Richard III from the University of Leicester, via Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre to Leicester Cathedral next March, has been announced

Love Loughborough Tales to celebrate children's literature during October half-term

12 October 2014

Series of fun events and activities to take place from 20-25 October, celebrating everything Loughborough loves about books - grand finale on 25 October will include a major announcement about plans to celebrate the literary heritage of the town in 2015

English pubs toast tourism

9 October 2014

VisitEngland announces new partnership with The British Beer & Pubs Association for English Tourism Week 2015

One year to go to Rugby World Cup 2015 in Leicester

3 October 2014

First match in Leicester to be played on 4 October 2015 is celebrated by new 'Tourist Tactics' film, produced by VisitEngland


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