Cambridge Conference Centre Feasibility Study By 2028 the Cambridge sub-region is expected to grow in population by approximately 110,000 people from its 2001 population of c 552,000. According to the brief issued by Cambridgeshire Horizons this increase in population can be seen as either an opportunity or a threat to the quality of life enjoyed by existing communities – much will depend on the extent to which the existing infrastructure can be enhanced to support the scale of growth proposed. As part of that consideration this study looked at the feasibility of building a new conference centre and concert hall to meet future needs. The study compared the demand-supply match with other heritage destinations such as York, Bath, Oxford and Chester.
Tourism UK Wins Research Commission Northumberland National Park has appointed Tourism UK Ltd to undertake research residents of north east England who do not currently visit the park. "We are delighted to have been commissioned to deliver this survey for the national park authority", said Kevin Kaley. "We believe that what we offer is a combination of research skills and tourism expertise. The latter enables us to work with the client to ensure that the data we collect is of a nature that can inform strategy". In recent years Tourism UK Ltd has undertaken a survey of 3200 visitors to the North east of England and a survey of 1000 visitors for the North Yorkshire Moors & Coast partnership.
Cwmbran Heritage Attraction One Step Nearer Tourism UK Ltd was commissioned as part of a wider team with PLB and architects practice Austin-Smith: Lord to prepare a market appraisal, business plan and marketing plan for Llanyrafon Manor a redevelopment of an old manor house into a visitor attraction. The project was undertaken in a very short timescale enabling the client to submit a stage 2 HLF application.
Kevin Kaley To Join Tourism Board The group that oversees the delivery of North East England’s Tourism Strategy has selected a new member as part of streamlined new format to help it meet the challenges facing the region’s visitor economy. Kevin Kaley, Director of Tourism UK Ltd. has been appointed to the North East Tourism Advisory (NETA) board, which guides the work of Regional Development Agency One NorthEast’s tourism team. Kevin, who was based in County Durham, has over 20 years experience in the sector, both in the UK and Overseas, and has been director of Tourism UK Ltd, an independent tourism consultancy for the past eight years. Louise Davis, Head of Tourism at One NorthEast said: “Now that the regional tourism team at One NorthEast and the four Area…
Business Plan for Oxford House Tourism UK was appointed by the Trustees of Oxford House in Bethnal Green to work with them and produce a business plan to support a round 2 HLF application. Oxford House was established in Bethnal Green in September 1884, as a University Settlement of Keble College, Oxford. The Settlement concept developed from a growing interest in voluntarism and was a new model of philanthropy, where university graduates sought to uplift the lives of the urban poor through social action. The Settlements provided residential communities, modelled on the Oxbridge colleges, where graduated lived among the urban poor. The project was to repair the Grade 2 listed building, restore the 3rd floor chapel and create a cafe facility to enhance sustainability.
EEDA the East of England Development Agency has commissioned North East England based consultants Tourism UK Ltd to prepare a strategy which will enable the region to develop its share of the growing business tourism market. Director of Tourism UK Ltd, Kevin Kaley, said," we are delighted to have been selected, ahead of some stiff competition, to prepare this strategy for the East of England. Business tourism is currently predicted to grow at a faster rate than leisure tourism as we move towards the end of the decade. (more…)
Waterfalls Development Planning Application Rejected In a very disappointing turn around county councilors in Northumberland have gone against the advice of their planning officers and have refused planning consent for the development which would have seen a high quality tourism development including holiday lodges being developed in Northumberland. Tourism UK prepared the business plan, a tourism supporting statement and an economic impact assessment as well as providing planning support.