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VisitWiltshire's Office Move
VisitWiltshire have now moved offices. Please can you amend your records to our new address VisitWiltshire, Bourne Hill, Salisbury SP1 3UZ. Our telephone numbers remain unchanged
VisitWiltshire Board Vacancy
VisitWiltshire have a vacancy for a new board member, so if you are interested or require further information please contactDavid.
2017 VisitWiltshire Publications
Now open for bookings! Bookings will operate on a first come first served basis
2017 Visitor Guide - 50,000 national/international distribution - from only £72.50 for standard entry to double page display advert £1,595. Editorial sponsorship opportunities available. 2017 Visitor Map - 200,000 national distribution - from only £105 for standard entry to full page back cover at £1,165.
Online Opportunities Bookings will operate on a first come first served basis
The VisitWiltshire website receives over 1.2 million unique visitors annually, making it a super platform to promote your business to visitors.
There are a range of online opportunities available including banner adverts from £55 a month or links from our home page to your featured accommodation or town or business, from only £110 a month. Target visitors when they are in the area with geo-targeted push notifications from only £25.
Our consumer database has over 67,000 subscribers interested in Wiltshire. We run competitions (always keen on prizes), featured products, events and festivals and seasonal offers. If you would like to feature your business prices start from £110 per feature to £400 to sponsor an edition.
Special Offers for Summer Breaks
We are keen to feature your summer events, activities and special offers on our website and in media communication. Please get in touch and let us know what you have planned.
If you want to drive visitors to your attraction during certain times of the year or days of the week, please consider a special offer for admission eg. 2 for 1, 10% off standard rates, kids go free etc. Please let us know so we can also communicate this for you.
FREE Events Listings
Organising a summer event? Please submit details via our event form.
Competition Prizes Required
We are keen for competition prizes to include in future consumer newsletters, so if you are able to provide complimentary accommodation, tickets or retail products please letEmmaknow.
Don't forget to use #timeforwiltshire on your social media posts.
We are continue liaise with media and issue press releases. Our most recent one 'Top 10 things to do for Father's Day' was picked up by Sunday Mirror who chose to feature Ramsbury Brewery and The Bell Inn at Ramsbury. We are planning to put out a similar style 'summer holiday' press release so please let Flo know if you have anything newsworthy that could be consider for inclusion.
Travel Trade Update
Having now come through our busy trade fair season Jan - April, we can now report details of the five exhibitions we attended as VisitWiltshire with stand partners from our travel trade group. We distributed 536 bags of Wiltshire information and collected over 410 email contacts. We are also seeing some return from our trade familiarisation visits, showing £45,000 worth of business returning to Wiltshire in 2016. This is known business from those who attended 2015 VisitWiltshire fam visits so in reality this figure is likely to be higher. Further info is detailed in the Travel Trade Report Jan - June 2016.
Enter our 2016 Photo Competition
Our 2016 Photo Competition, in partnership with Salisbury Journal and other Newsquest titles, has been generating excellent exposure in the local press. Last chance to get June entries in and from Friday we will be excepting July entries, so please do enter and encourage all your guests to do so too, as there are some fabulous prizes to be won. Full details including an entry form and T&Cs can be found on our website.
Don't forget we have an extensive photo library which is available for partners to access. Please contact us if you wish to have links to other albums.
What does BREXIT Mean for Tourism? Below are some opinions from industry experts following the referendum results.
Tourism Alliance - voice of the UK Tourism Industry (24 June)
The Tourism Alliance believes that the impact will be similar to the Financial Crisis in 2008 and is calling on the Government to do four things. Read the press release.
Big Hospitality - UK Perspective (24 June)
Reduced sales, rising costs, and uncertainty across hospitality and tourism: that’s the general view from hospitality commentators this morning, as the UK has voted for Brexit. Read the article.
The Telegraph - UK Perspective (24 June)
Ten areas which have the potential to affect travelers most. Read the article.
NBC News – the US Perspective (25 June)
In the short term at least, U.S. visitors to the United Kingdom will get a lot more for their travel dollars, especially in London. Read the article.
Deutsche Welle- The European perspective (27 June)
It could become cheaper for European travelers to Great Britain, but Brexit sends a negative political signal that dampens any interest in those thinking of visiting the UK. Read the article.
Domestic holiday spend and visits at all-time high for first quarter Latest figures from VisitEngland show a record-breaking first quarter for the amount spent on overnight domestic holiday trips in England. Visitors spent £1.8 billion from January to March, up 23% on the same period last year. Find out more.