Category : Media

31 Jan 2023


One of Liverpool’s most magnificent buildings has been chosen to display a series of 13 bright and colourful banners, heralding the world’s first look at the new Eurovision 2023 slogan and visual identity. Reflecting the power of music to bring people together, the slogan ‘United By Music’ was first revealed yesterday (30th January) when the banners were unfolded in unison to the citizens and visitors of Liverpool. Adorning the space between hall’s 16 massive central neoclassical pillars, the banners feature […]

30 Jan 2023
The Borealis Cruise Liner berthed at Liverpool Cruise Terminal. The shot has been taken on a drone in the day time and the city skyline can be seen behind the ship.

Liverpool’s Cruise team is making a splash – with a bumper schedule for its 2023 season.

Oh buoy! Liverpool’s Cruise team is making a splash – with a bumper schedule for its 2023 season.  A record number of turnaround calls, two cruise ships on the berth at once and a 20th anniversary celebration are just some of the highlights of this year’s Cruise Liverpool schedule. Cunard’s Queen Victoria is also set to return to the city, the first time a Cunard ship has been back in Liverpool since before the Covid-19 pandemic.  The 2022 cruise season […]

18 Jan 2023
Liverpool pier head with a stage in front of the liver building. Red fireworks are coming from the stage.

Celebrate a year of top events, new openings and warm welcomes in Liverpool for 2023

There are plenty of reasons why Liverpool should be at the top of your travel list for 2023 as our city becomes the host for a series of show stopping events. All eyes will be on Aintree Racecourse from 13-15 April 2023 as the world stops to watch the Randox Grand National, the biggest horse race of the year. A staple in Liverpool’s event calendar, it returns for another year, as people flock from around the world to be part […]

04 Jan 2023
l-r: Chair of Liverpool Place Partnership, Stephen Cowperthwaite and CEO of Liverpool BID Company, Bill Addy

New ‘Liverpool Place Partnership’ and ‘Liverpool BID Company’ collaboration set to sell Liverpool to the world

Liverpool BID Company has announced an agreement with Liverpool Place Partnership, as the city looks to attract investment and promote opportunity within the city regionally, nationally and internationally. Liverpool Place Partnership is a private sector led programme working to advance investment and foster support across Liverpool’s business community to make the city region an attractive place to invest. At events including London Real Estate Forum, MIPIM Cannes, UK REIFF Leeds and Real Estate Live, the programme aims to create conditions […]

16 Nov 2022
Three people sitting in front of an image of the Royal Liver Building.

Cruise Liverpool teams up with Strawberry Field’s Steps to Work Programme

Over the summer, Cruise Liverpool teamed up with Strawberry Field on their Steps to Work Programme which aims to help young people in Liverpool with barriers to employment seek experience and gain new skills.  The Steps to Work programme is the foundation of the Steps at Strawberry Field programmes based onsite at Strawberry Field which is the iconic site immortalised by John Lennon and owned by The Salvation Army.  Steps to Work offers employment, work experience, training and voluntary experience […]

07 Nov 2022
Jessica Gadirova with a Union Jack flag


Nine action packed days of competition, which saw 14 world titles claimed and 79 medals presented, has come to a close at the 51st FIG World Gymnastics Championships in Liverpool, with FIG President, Morinari Watanabe hailing the championships a success. Giving his final address he said: “The organising committee has created a wonderful stage and a wonderful Worlds. “As you know, the Beatles created a new music scene. Liverpool World Championships turned gymnastics from sports to entertainment this time. It […]

05 Nov 2022


IT’S BEEN ONE YEAR SINCE FILMING IN LIVERPOOL WAS GIVEN A HUGE BOOST WITH THE OPENING OF THE CITY’S VERY OWN FILM STUDIOS. The Depot officially launched just over 12 months ago, in an ambitious move to meet the increasing demand from production companies wanting to film in the city. The two 20,000 square feet studios, including sound stages and dedicated parking area, located off Edge Lane has been in high demand with a feature film and global commercial brands […]

02 Nov 2022

Widerøe to return to Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Scandinavia’s largest regional airline Widerøe has today announced that it will be returning to operate flights from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, with twice weekly departures to Bergen in Norway for Summer 2023. Widerøe last operated from Liverpool in 2020 with their previous service to Bergen stopping due to the pandemic. The return of the airline next year is set to be three years since last operating from Liverpool. Widerøe will become the third new airline to commence operations from Liverpool […]

02 Nov 2022


People in the travel trade industry often share vital information. Secrets, strategies, insider tips and internal ‘top secret’ findings – all in the pursuit of making global travel better, whilst positioning your own destination as exemplar. Such tactical ‘leaks’ here and there help Liverpool City Region’s VisitLiverpool team network with our industry and  keep us part of the global travel trade conversation. Marketing Liverpool’s very own man of mystery, Campaign Manager, James Wood isn’t exactly known for his discretion, when […]

24 Oct 2022
A photo of a person wearing glasses and a blue shirt next to a photo of a large cruise ship.

Meet Chris: Sustainability Consultant for Cruise Liverpool

As Cruise Liverpool comes to the end of this year’s season, we’re looking forward to how the team are planning for future seasons. We sat down with their newest recruit Chris Tyler who has joined the team as a Sustainability Consultant, to find out all about his research on how Cruise Liverpool can work towards becoming net zero. As a recent graduate of Environmental Science, I have spent the last 3 years studying how the planet and environment operate and […]