7 Aug 2014
In order to celebrate the role that creative storytelling plays in motivating travelers to pack their bags and seek adventure, the Adventure Trade Travel Association (ATTA) is accepting submissions for their inaugural short film competition: Adventure in Motion.
Any travel-related business or company, may enter the contest with a short video (up to four minutes long) which has been produced in the last year. The finalists will have their films shown during the Adventure in Motion session at the 2014 Adventure Travel World Summit, where delegates will vote on two winners.
The submission deadline is: August 22, 2014.
Find out more here
31 Jul 2014
A symposium entitled "Assessing Dark Tourism Scholarship and Practice: Themes, Issues & Consequences" will be held at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, UK on 23rd September 2014. In conjunction with UCLan’s Distinguished Visitor Programme and the Institute for Dark Tourism Research, the purpose of this symposium is to review the state of dark tourism scholarship as well as highlighting key themes and issues. The event is free but places are limited - register here.
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15 Jul 2014
The improving quality of hospitality in the UK and an increased connection with local character, are two aspects that have helped encourage people to take a domestic holiday but what other factors are driving the trends? This question will be explored through several case studies with the speakers sharing tips on how to stay ahead of the game, latest innovations and various approaches to satisfying future customers.
Staycation - What's Next?
Thursday 25th September
3.30pm - 6.30pm
Book your tickets here
Confirmed panellists (more to be announced soon):
- Sharon Orrell, Strategy and Development Director, Visit England
- Robert Louden, Director General, The Camping and Caravanning Club
- Craig Stewart, Director, freetobook
- Nick Rudge, Managing Director, Cottages4you