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Sketchley Grange bolsters team with two key appointments

29 September 2017

Sketchley Grange Hotel & Spa in Hinckley is delighted to announce two exciting new additions to its team

A feast of fun for children at this year's East Midlands Food Festival

28 September 2017

Competitions, cooking and entertainment in new Kids Food Zone from
7-8 October 2017 in Melton Mowbray

Finalists announced for Leicestershire Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2017

26 September 2017

77 local businesses, events and towns shortlisted from record number of applications

Bumper summer of visitors to CONKERS

25 September 2017

Visitor numbers increase by 16% to almost 58,000

Discover new experiences on short break

20 September 2017

Stay Play Explore short break offers couples a choice of up to 15 food, drink, history and heritage experiences and activities

Green growth in The National Forest

20 September 2017

Tourism Growth Plan for the Forest targets 700 new jobs over next ten years

Enjoy Bavarian band, beers and buffets at CONKERS

18 September 2017

Oktoberfest-themed nights from 6-7 October 2017

College Court honoured in Hotels.com and GoHotels.com 2017 awards

14 September 2017

College Court in Leicester has been awarded the Outstanding Service Award from GoHotels.com and a Fabulous Award in the Hotels.com 2017 Loved by Guest Awards

Celebrating all things chocolate at ChocFest 2017

12 September 2017

Chocolate-flavoured cakes, sweets, pizzas, kebabs and beer all on show from
18-19 November 2017 in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Leicestershire Promotions appoints new marketing manager

12 September 2017

Katie Baines joins to support strategic marketing activity for tourism campaigns, festivals and events, and business development services

Great Central Railway strengthens its management team

8 September 2017

The board of directors of the Great Central Railway Plc are pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Gough as a director with immediate effect

Leicestershire tourism ‘booming’, show new figures

8 September 2017

More than 33 million people visited Leicester and Leicestershire last year, with a million more visitors choosing to spend time in the area in 2016 than in the previous year

Largest regional food festival returns to Leicestershire for 14th year

5 September 2017

East Midlands Food Festival takes place from 7-8 October 2017 in Melton Mowbray

Green light for new 67-bed Leicester hotel

1 September 2017

Travelodge has been given the go ahead to open a new 67-bedroom hotel in Leicester city centre