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18 Oct 2019

US Veteran Travel Reporter Gives Travel Agents the ‘Insiders View’

Last week Marketing Liverpool had the pleasure of hosting US journalist and Liverpool FC fan, James Shillinglaw. James serves as editor for InsiderTravelReport.com, a daily online news report for over 85,000 travel agents, tour operators and other travel industry professionals across the US. During the visit he interviewed partners across the city focussing on new product including Strawberry Field and Magical Beatles Museum with a personal tour by Roag Best, brother of Pete Best the original Beatles drummer. Finally, James […]

18 Oct 2019

Marketing Liverpool Exhibit at Merseyside Business Expo

Marketing Liverpool exhibited at this year’s Merseyside Business Expo, held at Exhibition Centre Liverpool on 11th October 2019. This was the first time we’ve exhibited at the expo – giving us the opportunity to connect with our current partners, as well as talk to potential new ones about the services and benefits we offer. Featuring 130 exhibitors, over 1,500 professionals attended, meaning lots of conversations were had! Suzanne and Chris from our team both attended and the feedback was all […]

18 Oct 2019

Marketing Liverpool Attend VisitBritain VIBE

Last week, Marketing Liverpool were on the road again at VisitBritain’s VIBE event in London. VIBE is an annual international business exchange and is a great opportunity for us to meet up with VisitBritain’s market specialists from around the world – all under one roof! The VisitBritain team use this event to help plan their priorities and content for the year ahead. We presented a destination update and profiled new and upcoming tourism products and events including Strawberry Field, Radisson […]

09 Oct 2019

National Museums Liverpool 2020 Announcement

Art, photography, technology and revolution! National Museums Liverpool announced twelve months of outstanding exhibitions and new permanent displays for 2020 today. Laura Pye, Director of National Museums Liverpool, said: “From the photography of Linda McCartney, both iconic and intimate, to a glimpse into the fascinating potential AI has to shape our future; 2020 promises to be an amazing year for National Museums Liverpool, which we hope will challenge, inspire and delight our visitors. “And this year it’s not just about […]

02 Oct 2019

Constellations to come to earth and light up Liverpool City Region

An arts project designed to inspire local communities to rediscover their local neighbourhoods and spend time stargazing is being launched across Liverpool City Region. Constellations Presents brings a different artist to Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral to present a work inspired by a specific constellation and its relationship to local stories. It is the follow-on from the award winning ‘Lost Castles’ which saw six extraordinary cardboard box structures being built and then demolished by communities in locations […]

27 Sep 2019

Liverpool. Do It Your Way Update

‘Liverpool. Do it Your Way’, created by Marketing Liverpool, is the city region’s new tourism campaign. Launched in May, we’re delighted that the first phase of the campaign has been a huge success. Using real visitor’s stories, the campaign celebrates the moments and experiences that make Liverpool’s appeal universal and unforgettable to domestic and international visitors. During the first phase of the campaign we’ve seen big increases in social media engagement, traffic to visitliverpool.com, the city region’s official tourism website, and […]

27 Sep 2019

Australia’s ‘The Today Show’ broadcasts live from Liverpool

This week Marketing Liverpool hosted the weather crew from The Today Show- the breakfast show on Australia’s Channel Nine! The crew were in town to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Abbey Road album and broadcast live from Liverpool into the homes of millions of Australians as they woke up (although over here it was late at night and the city was coming alive!) The broadcasts came live from two iconic Beatles venues, The Beatles Story and the Cavern Club […]

26 Sep 2019

Liverpool featured in new easyJet campaign

This season a new €1.3M advertising campaign launches across Europe that promotes UK cities including Liverpool. Targeting buzz seekers in the short break market, activity is running across Germany, France, Netherlands, Italy and Spain during Autumn. Visit Britain has funded the campaign with match funding provided by their European airline partner easyJet. Filming for the campaign took place in Liverpool this summer and Marketing Liverpool was able to assist with recommending suitable locations in the city and support imagery. For […]

25 Sep 2019
River of Light 2018

A light festival and extraordinary fireworks – a new-look River of Light is back for 2019, bigger and better than ever!

From Friday 1 to Saturday 9 November the Liverpool waterfront will be transformed with light, colour and sound as ten incredible art commissions by some of the most exciting international light artists will be on display in iconic locations across the city. In its most ambitious programme to date, the waterfront will become the must-visit selfie-spot, as each evening the artworks will transform the area into a light spectacular. Details of the immersive commissions are being kept under wraps, but more details will be revealed online […]

20 Sep 2019

BAFTA Nominee to host the Liverpool City Region Culture and Creativity Awards

BAFTA Nominee to host the Liverpool City Region Culture and Creativity Awards With just days left to enter the 2019 Culture and Creativity Awards in the Liverpool City Region, the host of the glittering ceremony taking place at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Wirral in November has been announced. Critically acclaimed award-winning actor, screenwriter and BAFTA Cymru nominee Celyn Jones, who is standing in the Best Actor category against Anthony Hopkins and Michael Sheen for his role in ITV’s […]