Sandie Dawe

Britain: A Thoroughly British Export

Sandie Dawe | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK
Sandie Dawe

Exporting the best of Britain means that more tourists will come, purchase more local goods and services when they're here and, importantly, export and share memories of a fantastic trip back to their own countries...

New Britain Tourism Strategy Will Attract Nine Million Extra Visitors a Year

Sandie Dawe | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK
Sandie Dawe

Few British industries are as strong as travel and tourism, and few have such growth potential. But achieving this will not be easy. It requires an unprecedented level of collaboration and partnership between the travel industry, the public sector and Government.

Consultation Launched On Ambitious Growth Plan For Tourism

Sandie Dawe | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK
Sandie Dawe

This week, VisitBritain has launched a consultation on a growth strategy for tourism to Britain, with an ambition to reach 40 million visitors by 2020, a 3% year on year increase. Reaching that figure would deliver £8.7 billion additional foreign exchange earnings at today's prices and support more than 200,000 additional jobs.

World's Most Influential Travel Leaders Visit Britain at a Key Time for Long Term Growth

Sandie Dawe | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK
Sandie Dawe

The London 2012 Games is an unprecedented opportunity to show the best of Britain to potential holidaymakers. Our Summit this weekend is crucial. The real work starts now.

Britain Doesn't Disappear After 2012 and Here's Why...

Sandie Dawe | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK
Sandie Dawe

Britain's Diamond Jubilation celebration in June was as memorable as last year's Royal Wedding, and in a matter of days we'll be welcoming the world to Britain as London plays host to greatest show on earth for a record third time.

Why Do Brits Hate the London Olympic Games?

Mark Hillary | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Sport
Mark Hillary

What is it about being British? We go and invent all the best sports in the world and then give great sportsmen like Andy Murray a hard time about whether he is more Scottish or more British - or ever going to win at Wimbledon.