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Visitor Centre achieves national tourism accreditation

28 January 2016

The new year at the King Richard III Visitor Centre has started with a bang with an award, an accreditation and great news for visitors buying tickets for the city centre attraction.

UK conference buyers hosted on exclusive familiarisation visit

27 January 2016

Showcase of city and county venues for business visitors took place from 22-24 January 2016

Special thanks from Twycross Zoo

26 January 2016

Zoo thanks donors and makes new appeal to local gardeners

British Tourist Authority sets out proposals to deliver on priorities for tourism

20 January 2016

Message from Sally Balcombe, Chief Executive of VisitBritain

College Court Awarded Top Rated Status

20 January 2016

University of Leicester’s conference centre and hotel honoured in the prestigious LateRooms.com Simply The Guest Awards

Families can choose from 10 attractions on new short break in Leicester and Leicestershire

14 January 2016

New Stay Play Explore family breaks for 2016 include choice of 3 from 10 fantastic visitor attractions

Abbey Pumping Station set to grow

11 January 2016

Leicester’s popular museum of technology at the Abbey Pumping Station could be set for expansion as part of a wider project that will consider how the city council can put more of its historic items on display.

Revamp due for Abbey Pumping Station Museum

11 January 2016

Abbey Pumping Station Museum could be set for a £500,000 revamp as part of improvement works designed to increase visitor numbers and better showcase its historic collections.

Graham Peers appointed as new Tourism Executive for Harborough

7 January 2016

Will support new partnership to grow tourism economy locally