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21 Nov 2019

Liverpool Wins Best Youth Destination

Last night Liverpool was crowned the ‘Best Youth Destination’ at the British Youth Travel Awards. We know that Liverpool is a very popular destination for young people – drawn in part by the strength of its independent scene, buzzing culture and its nightlife, whether that’s drum & bass in Invisible Wind Factory or cocktails in the Baltic Triangle. Last night, we won an award to prove it – winning Best Youth Destination at the British Youth Travel Awards in London. […]

19 Nov 2019

Team Liverpool Sell the City Region to the World at IBTM

Suzanne, Rachel and Jess from the Marketing Liverpool team are selling Liverpool’s conference offer to the world.  They’re currently in Barcelona attending IBTM. IBTM takes place each year and is one of the leading global events in conference and meetings industry. They’re joined by colleagues from ACC Liverpool on the ‘Meet England’ stand, where they have 35 pre-scheduled appointments with conference and incentive buyers from across the globe.  During the 3-day show the team will deliver a presentation to delegates […]

04 Oct 2019

Mersey Music Masterplan Aims to Hit Right Note

Planning ahead – A draft masterplan has proposals to improve the appeal of Liverpool’s world famous Mathew Street A masterplan aimed at transforming the epicentre of Liverpool’s musical heritage is set to go out to public consultation later this month. A draft Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF) for the area around Mathew Street – home of the world famous music venues the Cavern Club and Eric’s – goes before Liverpool City Council’s cabinet next Friday (11 October). The draft SRF, which […]

27 Sep 2019
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Marketing Liverpool work with Culture Liverpool on new-look River of Light

This Week VisitLiverpool and Culture Liverpool announced the return of River of Light.  For 2019, the winter firework display is back bigger and better as a nine-day light festival taking place 1 – 9 November. The festival will feature 10 light and sound commissions on Liverpool’s Waterfront created by some of the most exciting artists from across Europe. River of Light has built a reputation in recent years thanks to its spectacular mid-river firework display produced by Culture Liverpool and […]

15 Jul 2019
Best year ever for NML

Annual Review Reports Best Ever Year for National Museums Liverpool

National Museums Liverpool has published its 2018-19 Annual Review, highlighting its best ever year. Almost four million visits in 2018-19 contributed to National Museums Liverpool’s best ever year 35% increase in children and young people attending educational activities World Museum is England’s most visited museum outside London in 2018 National Museums Liverpool has published its 2018-19 Annual Review, highlighting its best ever year. For the second year running, the organisation recorded its highest ever visitor figures, with 3,965,453 visits made […]

20 Sep 2018

Help us Shape the New VisitLiverpool.com

Marketing Liverpool are looking to get views from a wide range of people on how they plan their trips away, to help form the basis of the new VisitLiverpool.com. VisitLiverpool.com has out-performed itself in every month of 2018 so far, which is testament to the hard work carried out by the whole Marketing Liverpool team and our partners across the Liverpool City Region in driving people to the website. Marketing Liverpool are in the process of designing the next generation […]

24 Aug 2018

Roll Up, Roll Up: The Latest Update From Our Press Team

Marketing Liverpool have been working to achieve yet more international press coverage for Liverpool City Region. Various pieces from across the globe have highlighted Liverpool as the ultimate tourist destination and have showcased the city to a worldwide audience. Recent pieces include an editorial piece in Neus Deutschland which explored Liverpool’s history and people as well as a segment on German radio. Another key piece was a feature in De Telegraaf, the largest newspaper in the Netherlands, which centred on […]

24 Aug 2018

Simply Liverpool Launched

Marketing Liverpool has worked again with Diversified Communications on the latest annual edition of Simply Liverpool. Targeting the groups market including coach operators and group specialists it launches this month and will be emailed to Diversified’s trade contacts as well as hard copies within their trade publication. The aim was to raise awareness of our offer including up-coming events, exhibitions and new product. Big thanks to our tourism partners for taking part in this collaborative project. View the Simply Liverpool […]

26 Jul 2018
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Liverpool is more popular than ever before, according to the latest ONS data

Liverpool is more popular than ever before, according to the latest Office for National Statistics data. The Office for National Statistics has released new data surrounding trips to the UK from overseas residents and places Liverpool as 5th in the country for overseas visits. The 2017 figures show that Liverpool’s popularity continues to grow as the city welcomed 25% more overseas visits than in 2016. The biggest increase is in European visitors, with trips rising by 31% in 2017. The […]

02 Jul 2018

National Museums Liverpool Breaks Visitor Record!

Highest ever visitor number in year of Terracotta Warriors exhibition Exhibition contributes over £20m to local economy in first three months! National Museums Liverpool has achieved its highest annual visitor figure ever in 2017/18 across its eight venues. It welcomed 3,305,671 visitors in a year which also saw the opening of its China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors exhibition at World Museum. With a visitor increase of 9% compared to 2016/17, and a 16% increase on the year before, […]