Category : News

01 Apr 2021

RLWC2021 Host Liverpool, Coventry and Sheffield Join Squad Trips Booking Platform

Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) hosts Liverpool, Sheffield and Coventry today joined the growing list of venues opening their doors to fans through a digital tournament booking platform – ‘Squad Trips’ – that will enhance the event experience for thousands of World Cup supporters. The innovative one-stop shop ‘Squad Trips’ will provide instant access to match tickets as part of a package with accommodation and local attractions and experiences in host cities which now include Liverpool, Coventry and Sheffield […]

25 Mar 2021

Lucid Creates Premiere Giant Light Installations for Public Exactly to the Day That Lockdown Began in England

An outdoor illuminated trail will take over Liverpool’s world famous waterfront from Tuesday 23rd March, exactly one year after lockdown began. For 14 nights, work from leading UK and international artists will be displayed throughout the city for those local to Liverpool Waterfront to enjoy at their leisure. The River of Light Trail, which will run from March 23 to April 5, includes a range of stunning audio and visual installations across a 2km walking loop, where there will be […]

19 Mar 2021

Liverpool marks lockdown anniversary with day of reflection and hope

Liverpool to mark one year since England’s first lockdown began with a series of tributes. Tuesday 23 March is being recognised across the country as a day of reflection after such a challenging year. In the city, a one-minute silence will be observed at midday and immediately after the silence, a special event called Liverpool Together, will be simulcast on radio and online. The 30-minute programme will be produced by Liverpool City Council’s Culture Liverpool team and broadcast by BBC Radio […]

12 Mar 2021

Q&A With Vox City Walks

WE’VE CAUGHT UP WITH PAUL MULLINS THIS WEEK, at VOX CITY WALKS, A FRANCHISE OPERATED BY EXPERIENCE NORTH LTD FOR VOX GROUP. Vox City Walks’ is a whole new style of walking tour – read on to find out more! SO HOW IS EVERYTHING AT THE MOMENT?  Everything is going well. We are working hard behind the scenes with Vox Group to create the product for laun​ch this summer, a suite of guided and self-guided routes in the city centre and some […]

12 Mar 2021

Q&A With Holiday Inn Liverpool City Centre

WE’VE CAUGHT UP WITH MATTHEW KNIGHT THIS WEEK, NEW GM AT HOLIDAY INN LIVERPOOL CITY CENTRE. With a huge amount of experience in the sector, we discuss how things are and look towards the future. CAN YOU TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF AND YOUR JOURNEY TO THE HOLIDAY INN LIVERPOOL CITY CENTRE? It is a journey that has seen me work and manage a wide variety of hotels in the Cheshire, Wirral and North Wales area, but I have […]

12 Mar 2021
Electric scooters on Liverpool's waterfront

Experience Liverpool with a little help from Voi

Liverpool’s most famous transport option is, of course, the ferry cross’ the Mersey. But that only gets you to the Wirral and back. Visitors who want to see much more of the city from the Royal Albert Dock to Sefton Park should investigate micro-mobility options introduced by Liverpool City Council including the CityBike scheme and recently-arrived Voi electric scooters. Voi’s bright coral e-scooters arrived in Liverpool in October, and people have flocked to try out the new vehicles. Voi users […]

12 Mar 2021
The EU flag

Share Your EU Issues

The crucial matter of the UK leaving the European Union has taken something of a backseat in recent months, due to the widespread havoc from Covid-19. However, we know that the ramifications of Brexit will be felt across the visitor economy – with new challenges to attracting European visitors, staff issues and questions about the necessary arrangements for working with and travelling between the UK and EU. Marketing Liverpool will continue to lobby for the industry on the pressing issues […]

11 Mar 2021

Visitor Campaign Connects Northern Cities

Five Northern cities are working together to launch a new campaign encouraging people to explore the North of England once they are able to travel again. Although people can only travel for essential reasons at the moment, the ‘North of England City Experience’ will encourage travel between Leeds, Hull, Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle and Gateshead once safe to do so. With staycations at the top of many people’s plans for summer, the marketing campaign highlights the rich variety of experiences […]

05 Mar 2021

Marketing Liverpool Attends Explore GB Virtual

After last year’s Belfast event was cancelled due to the pandemic, VisitBritain’s flagship Explore GB event has been taking place this week in the virtual world instead. The event has shifted from the traditional face to face meetings format to being completely virtual – bringing xx suppliers together with xx buyers from around the world to meet and do business. Incredibly around xx meetings will have taken place this week and Liverpool city region has had excellent representation with Marketing […]

25 Feb 2021

Record Number of Volunteers Needed for Trailblazing Rugby League World Cup 2021 Power Squad

The recruitment of 2,000 volunteers for the Rugby League World Cup 2021 in England will open for applications at 08:00am on 25 February 2021 via: volunteers.rlwc2021.com. Rugby League World Cup 2021 are recruiting 2,000 volunteers to be part of ‘The Power Squad’. Applications open at 08:00am 25 February 2021 and remain open until 20:21pm 23 April 2021. Volunteer numbers will exceed previous RLWC events in the UK and around the world including Rugby League World Cup 2013 and 2017. The […]