Category : Press & PR

10 May 2018

Marketing Liverpool attend Routes Europe in Bilbao

In April James Wood, Marketing Campaign Manager at Marketing Liverpool, was invited to attend the Routes Europe event by our colleagues at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. The event this year was hosted by the city of Bilbao in Spain’s Basque region.  This is driven by the international airline industry and it is where airports and airlines can meet and do business. Our role here was to provide destination support and advice in a series of meetings and discussions. The airport […]

10 May 2018
Giants Liverpoolin 2012

Final act of Giant trilogy

AFTER four years of speculation, rumours and crossed fingers, it’s official… they’re back! Liverpool and Wirral – get ready to walk in the footsteps of Giants. Preparations are underway as the city gears up to welcome some very special Giant visitors for what will be their third and final Liverpool experience. Royal de Luxe, the world’s leading street theatre company, is returning to its second home for an unmissable show from Thursday 4 to Sunday 7 October 2018. Fans of […]

09 May 2018
Liverpool Major Publication

Liverpool feature in major US publication

Liverpool has yet again been featured in a major publication as a top place to visit this year (and beyond!). Following a visit hosted by Marketing Liverpool, leading US magazine Travel and Leisure featured Liverpool in their Europe-focused May edition. The piece, titled ‘A New Look for Liverpool’ explored how the city has changed over the past 10 years and gave 6 spots that should be added to any Liverpool itinerary. Exploring some of Liverpool’s finest culinary gems, the article […]

27 Apr 2018
Thornton Hall Afternoon Tea

Wirral Peninsula Familiarisation Trip

Marketing Liverpool recently visited attractions and accommodation providers on the Wirral in partnership with Wirral Chamber of Commerce as part of a familiarisation trip. The purpose of the visit was to spotlight just some of the many assets of the region in order to provide individuals from the Marketing Liverpool team the chance to experience the visitor offer  first-hand. First up on the itinerary was the award winning Café Cream in New Brighton, famous for their homemade ice cream. After […]

18 Apr 2018


The Liverpool International Horse Show will be back after the heartbreak of the New Year’s Eve car park fire.   This year’s show will be the fabulous finale to the Liverpool 2018 celebrations. Tickets go on sale today for the Liverpool International Horse Show 2018 which will be staged for the fourth year running at Echo Arena Liverpool on December 28, 29, 30 and 31 on the city’s historic waterfront. The final session of last year’s show was cancelled when around […]

11 Apr 2018
Press Coverage

Major Press Coverage for Liverpool City Region

Marketing Liverpool has been working to gain some major press coverage for the Liverpool City Region over recent weeks. Liverpool has been showcased in various major publications, all of which highlight why the city is a must-visit destination. The New York Times profiled the city in a great piece exploring Liverpool’s dedication to The Beatles. With trips to Penny Lane and The Cavern Club, the piece showcased Liverpool on a global stage as being perfect for all, not just fans […]

11 Apr 2018
British Tourism & Travel Show

Liverpool Returns to British Tourism & Travel Show

In March Marketing Liverpool led a strong city region presence at the British Tourism & Travel Show in Birmingham. Our large 2018 branded stand played host to a capacity nine partners including ACC Liverpool, Liverpool FC, Beatles Story, Port Sunlight Village and National Museums Liverpool. Here visitors to the stand were presented with a range of itinerary ideas and suggestions, accommodation options and group offers. This event attracts a predominately domestic travel trade audience including coach operators and tour companies […]

03 Apr 2018
Korean Language Multimedia Guide

The Beatles Story launches a Korean language multimedia guide, a first for the North West of England

The Beatles Story, Liverpool has added a Korean language option to its multimedia guides, becoming the eleventh language now available at the award-winning attraction. Founded in May 1990, The Beatles Story is the world’s largest permanent exhibition purely dedicated to telling the story of The Beatles and welcomed record visitors for the fourth year running with over 300,000 visitors in 2017. The attraction is located in the Fab Four’s hometown of Liverpool on the stunning UNESCO World heritage waterfront at […]

29 Mar 2018
Orchestra of Syrian Musicians

St George’s Day: The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians with special guests Damon Albarn and Mounir Troudi

The Rapid Response Unit – a one-year art project fusing real time news & current affairs with UK and International artists of all disciplines – has commissioned the extraordinary Orchestra of Syrian Musicians to formulate a musical expression for St George’s Day. The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians will formulate a musical response, culminating in a unique public performance and will be joined onstage by special guests Damon Albarn and Mounir Troudi, at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on Monday 23rd April. As […]

28 Mar 2018
Press Trips Liverpool

Plenty of Press Trips for Liverpool

Over the past few weeks Marketing Liverpool has been working to bring a range of high-profile, international press trips to the city. As part of the Liverpool 2018 campaign, journalists from across Europe were targeted and invited to explore the city region’s culture, food, music, sport and nightlife. Some gazed in wonder at the Terracotta Warriors and the beauty of Crosby beach. Others raved about the food on Bold Street and enjoyed nights out in the Baltic Triangle. Meanwhile, we […]