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22 Sep 2021

Entries open for Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2021!

Entries are now officially open for the prestigious Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2021. The Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards celebrate excellence and achievement across the tourism and hospitality sector and are an opportunity to recognise those businesses who have shown resilience, determination and imagination in an exceptionally challenging year. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 10 March 2022 and eligible winners across certain categories will be selected to represent Liverpool City Region at the national VisitEngland Awards […]

16 Sep 2021

Liverpool City Region Visitor Attractions Invited to Join National Lottery ‘Days Out’ Campaign to boost Autumn/Winter 2021 bookings

Are you a Liverpool City Region-based attraction suited to domestic families and younger audiences? If so, don’t miss the chance to take part in the £10 million National Lottery Days Out campaign. What is it? Hundreds of thousands of £25 vouchers will be available to National Lottery Lotto players this autumn to redeem against a day out in the UK, backed by a multi-million-pound national advertising campaign, launching on primetime television during the National Lottery Lotto draw in October. As […]

13 Sep 2021

Liverpool announces world leading end-to-end pandemic institute

Liverpool is to headquarter the Pandemic Institute, committed to helping the world prevent, prepare, and respond more effectively to pandemics. Launching today (Monday, 13 September), the Pandemic Institute is a medical, academic and civic partnership between the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool City Council, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool). The partners have an unrivalled breadth of world-leading clinical, academic, public health […]

08 Sep 2021

EVENT: Destination Liverpool – Tourists versus Residents. Liverpool. Copenhagen. Porto.

Dates: Wednesdays – 06/10/21 – 20/10/21 – 03/11/21. Time: 5.pm – 7.00pm. Venue: LMA (Liverpool Media Academy) map. Residents across Europe have started to protest about the number of tourists coming to their cities and making normal life impossible for locals. Liverpool is not yet at that level of visitor saturation but we want to now explore how we can initiate a relationship with tourist professionals in the city so that we can develop and deliver a different strategy. One […]

02 Sep 2021

Homotopia – Coming Out! 28 October – 14 November 2021

Homotopia, the annual arts and culture festival held in Liverpool, returns in October with a programme celebrating LGBTQIA culture and Queer joy, through theatre, performance, spoken word, film, music and more. The theme Coming Out is a call to arms for a queer community to tell their own stories and control their own narrative, as well as a show of support for artists and cultural venues after months of lockdown. 2021’s artist-in-residence is Jade Anouka, actor, poet and writer, best […]

26 Aug 2021

MARKETING LIVERPOOL SUPPORTS ‘NATIONAL HOSPITALITY DAY’ – “NOW IS THE TIME TO REALLY GET OUT THERE AND SUPPORT OUR BRILLIANT HOSPITALITY SECTOR…”

Marketing Liverpool is encouraging Liverpool City Region’s hospitality sector to take part in ‘National Hospitality Day, to boost sales and bolster the return of our city’s lively, sociable and fun-loving atmosphere. ABOUT THE DAY National Hospitality Day is a nationwide celebration of the UK’s resilient restaurants, hotels, pubs and bars, and the suppliers that support them. On the 18th September 2021, event organisers are hoping to spark ‘the mother of all parties’ – and all to help businesses that have […]

26 Aug 2021

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND

We are today, Friday 27th August, joining our partners to wish all residents and visitors to Liverpool a fantastic and safe Bank Holiday weekend. Traditionally the August bank holiday sees thousands of people descend on the city to take advantage of our fantastic tourist attractions as well as the many bars, restaurants and nightclubs. And with the weather forecast to be warm and sunny this weekend combined with the lifting of Covid restrictions we know people will be wanting to get […]

26 Aug 2021

‘Love Lane Brewery’ launches £80,000 crowdfunder

VisitLiverpool members ‘Love Lane Brewery, based in the Baltic Triangle has launched an £80,000 fundraising campaign to create an exciting new events space for the venue. Love Lane Brewery started life in a railway arch in Love Lane in the city’s north docklands in 2010. It’s beer was a hit with customers and, in the words of founder Stephen Crawley, it “flew out of the door”. Soaring demand meant the business needed a bigger space so it relocated to 62-64 […]

25 Aug 2021

LOVINGLY CURATED & CRAFTED HERE – MERSEYMADE IS A CREATIVE VENUE WITH A DISTINCT LIVERPOOL FLAIR

VISITLIVERPOOL MEMBER SPOTLIGHT – MERSEYMADE Looking for a special gift with a unique Liverpool connection? How about a creative, fun venue, full of good vibes? Or perhaps a cool café and bar that supports Liverpool’s home-grown talent?  Look no further. This beautifully curated city centre cafe and store has got it made. MerseyMade is a hive of creative energy in the heart of Liverpool City Centre. It gives a curated section of artists and makers a base from which to […]

23 Aug 2021

LIVERPOOL’S BOLD SUSTAINABILITY AGENDA FORGES AHEAD AS CITY JOINS GDS-INDEX

After declaring a climate emergency in 2019, and initiating 2030 Hub, Liverpool now joins the GDS-Index 2021 to guide its path towards net zero and delivering a more sustainable and inclusive economy. The GDS-Index’s meticulous set of seventy-one criteria equips destinations to identify, measure, and action sustainability strategies and initiatives at source. The benchmarking ultimately brings together the city, DMO, and tourism service providers to ensure more effective economic, social, and environmental regeneration through the tourism and events sector. Championing […]