VisitWiltshire eNews
18 February 2016

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VisitWiltshire Marketing Opportunities

For 2016 we will once again be producing our Familiarisation (Fam) Passport. The Fam Passport is part of our on-going commitment to in-service training and greater product knowledge and gives VisitWiltshire partners free entry and/or discounts to attractions or other businesses. To find out more about how to get involved click here.

Mother's Day and Easter offers

If you are running any special offers for Mother's Day or Easter please let Emma know. 

Tour Operators and Guiding Companies
We are looking for quotes from tour operators and guiding companies to help us organise a series of travel trade familiarisation trips across the South West in February and March. Please contact David if you are able to help.
Congratulations to the following VisitWiltshire partners
Congratulations to all our our VisitWiltshire partners who won in the recent South West Tourism Awards at Exeter Cathedral:
Access and Inclusivity Award - GOLD - The Roman Baths
Artistic, Cultural and Learning Experience Award - SILVER - Marlborough College Summer School
Large Attraction of the Year Award - GOLD - Salisbury Cathedral
Large Hotel of the Year Award - GOLD - Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa
Large Hotel of the Year Award - SILVER - The Manor House
Small Attraction of the Year Award - BRONZE - Wadworth Brewery Visitor Centre
Spa and Well-being Experience Award - GOLD - Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa
Tourism Event of the Year Award - SILVER - Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival
Winner of Winners Award - The Roman Baths

Congratulations also to Fisherton Mill - named UK Family Business of the Year 2016 in the FSB Worldpay Business Awards
Are you keen to market your business to international travel trade and FIT (independent travellers)? 

Travel Trade Business Development Workshops - Gain a better understanding of the international travel trade market in order to attract more visitors. Suitable for management representatives (marketing/GM/CEO)  Only £25 per person including VAT and booking fee.

Tuesday 15 March:           Bournemouth Hilton, Bournemouth
South West Tourism Growth Fund
Welcoming Overseas Visitors
Subsidised Training Course for Customer Service Staff
Welcoming Overseas Visitors is a highly practical customer service training course aimed at anyone looking to welcome overseas visitors to the South West. The course will help participants to communicate successfully and provide an exceptional customer service experience to international visitors.
Tuesday 1 March - Salisbury
Tuesday 8 March - Bath
Tuesday 22 March - Trowbridge

Only £15 + VAT  (normal rate £90 + VAT). Other courses and further information is available

Places are limited and demand is expected to be high, so if you’re interested you should book online asap here.
Save The Dates 
Due to all the South West Fund activity this year, we are hosting a South West Tourism Growth Fund conference on 10 March at Bowood. The theme of this will be how to win international business, and the event will be instead of our annual Tourism Forum. Further details will be available shortly.

The next meeting of the Wiltshire Association of Visitor Attractions (WAVA) will take place from 2pm-4pm on Thursday 12 May at Marlborough College, courtesy of Marlborough College Summer School. To find out more and to get involved please contact Jenny.
VisitWiltshire News

VisitWiltshire Marketing update

Familiarisation Passport 2016
Special Offers
2016 Publications
Latest blogs
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Dates for your diary

Partner and Training Events
Photography Workshop - A one day practical photography workshop to help you take better photos of the lovely landscape that surrounds you.

21 March £40 + VAT. Places are limited, contact Theresa for more details and to book.
More courses to follow soon, please keep an eye on our website for forthcoming events.

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