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06 Aug 2020

A Q&A with Junkyard Golf Club: How the Venue Has Adapted Post-Lockdown

As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, many venues across the city are starting to reopen their doors. It’s not as simple as switching the closed sign to open and turning on the lights though. Venues are making various changes to ensure they’re Covid-Secure, putting the health and safety of its guests and team as the priority.  This week, Junkyard Golf Club in Liverpool ONE re-opened. The national leisure destination, home to crazy golf, mad cocktails and bad puns offers three […]

06 Aug 2020

What’s Happened in our Love Your Liverpool Campaign This Week?

Our Love Your Liverpool campaign is continuing in its aim to encourage local people to experience Liverpool City Region like a tourist this summer and this week has seen a whole host of new content and features. Monday saw the launch of the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme with many Liverpool restaurants signing up to offer diners 50% off their meals. The scheme is a much needed boost for the restaurants across the city who have struggled during […]

05 Aug 2020

City Region Business Leaders Welcome New Chair of British Tourist Authority to Discuss the Region’s Recovery for the Visitor Economy

Liverpool City Region business leaders alongside Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram, LEP Chair Asif Hamid MBE and senior representatives from Local Authorities, welcomed the new chair of the British Tourist Authority – the Rt Hon Sir Patrick McLoughlin – to the city region today (4th August). Among the many points discussed was the importance of tourism to the city region and the opportunities for progressing the Tourism Sector Deal approved by Government last year. There was also much focus placed on Covid-19 […]

30 Jul 2020

Say Hello to Quirky Quarter, Liverpool’s best-kept secret visitor attraction

Liverpool’s best-kept secret visitor attraction, Quirky Quarter, has recently reopened its doors to visitors. An independently owned business, the attraction is located at The Arch, at the top of Duke Street, at the former Scandinavian Hotel. Quirky Quarter is home to a medley of interactive experiences and brain stimulating workouts, of puzzling challenges and oddball photo opportunities. It is a fun-filled destination for all ages, welcoming a broad spectrum of guests, from families and friends to school groups and corporate […]

30 Jul 2020

An Update On Our Love Your Liverpool Campaign

A couple of weeks ago we launched our brand new Love Your Liverpool campaign, inspiring local people to fall in love with Liverpool all over again. Since the launch, the Marketing Liverpool team have been busy working to keep the campaign moving via social media and visitliverpool.com as well as media coverage and outdoor ads.  We partnered with the Liverpool ECHO to launch a competition with an unrivalled prize including an overnight stay at Hilton Hotel, dinner at The Art […]

30 Jul 2020

The British Music Experience Set to Reopen

On Saturday 1st August 2020 The British Music Experience, situated on Liverpool’s Pier Head, is reopening in-line with government guidance. The museum, housed in the stunning Cunard Building will once again open its doors to guests, who will be able to explore the last 75 years of British Rock and Pop History with visitor and staff safety measures in place. The BME has recently achieved the Good To Go industry standard seal of approval for following coronavirus prevention government guidance. […]

24 Jul 2020

New Guided Tour in Liverpool’s North Docks

Baltic Triangle Tours, Liverpool operates small group cultural walking tours across urban regeneration hotspots in our fabulous city. We asked owner and adopted scouser Seb to talk us through this exciting new walking tour covering the magnificent North Docks. The tour starts at Bramley-Moore Dock, covering the Ten Streets area and calls in to several extraordinary locations that both locals and tourists could easily miss. For any Liverpool businesses out there with customers and guests who are wondering what’s open now,  or […]

24 Jul 2020

Marketing Liverpool Attend City Fair 2020

This week, Marketing Liverpool attended City Fair 2020, an important date in the travel trade events calendar. James Wood, our Marketing Campaigns Manager, represented Marketing Liverpool at the event and has written this blog on his experience. City Fair is operated by the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) and has always been a live event in London, attended by delegates from all across the world. This is where the buyers (tour operators, online travel agencies and destination management companies) meet […]

22 Jul 2020

New fund to bring culture to the streets

A brand new £200,000 fund has been created to bring energy, culture and vibrancy on to the streets of Liverpool. Following recent announcements from central Government that socially distanced live performances are now allowed, Liverpool City Council and Arts Council England are launching a £200,000 pilot project to fund performing and visual art in the streets of Liverpool. This is the next phase of the Liverpool Without Walls project which began in June by supporting the hospitality sector to reimagine […]

20 Jul 2020

Club Liverpool – A Message From Our Partners

Marketing Liverpool worked with Club Liverpool and their partners to create a video to inspire more people to become ambassadors. In order to kick start our business events industry Club Liverpool is looking for new ambassadors to help bring conferences to the city. The event industry in Liverpool City Region is huge and the knock-on effect from the pandemic has been catastrophic for local business owners and their employees. In this video we hope to demonstrate the variety of people in […]