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17 Feb 2020

Tourism Awards Shortlist Announced

The Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2020 has announced its shortlist to recognise excellence across the city region’s tourism and hospitality industry. Each year the judging panel sifts through the many applications to narrow down the very best in the business. All those shortlisted, will now go forward to the final judging panel ahead of the glittering awards ceremony on 14 May 2020. The panel will have the difficult task of deciding who will be crowned winners in their respective […]

14 Feb 2020

Liverpool Hospitality Association FAM Trip 2020

Liverpool Hospitality Association, supported by Liverpool Convention Bureau, held a Liverpool Familiarisation trip over the weekend of 7 – 9th February 2020. The purpose of the visit was to showcase Liverpool as a destination to agents. On the Friday, guests enjoyed a welcome evening at the British Music Experience – a unique event space in the iconic Cunard Building. On Saturday the group toured the city with expert guide Charlotte Martin, with a stop for lunch at Liverpool Cathedral and […]

14 Feb 2020

Exclusive Hover Force Offer

We’ve teamed up with Hover Force to offer an exclusive Marketing Liverpool offer! Hover Force is an outdoor activity centre in Frodsham, just 30 minutes from Liverpool. Ideal for Team Building Days, a Team Reward or just good fun for your social club! The only place in Cheshire to race these Flying machines! Race each other, then choose to do Axe Throwing, or Air Rifles or Crossbows. Experience 2 amazing activities – it’s the ultimate adrenaline packed day out for […]

11 Feb 2020

Club Liverpool Marks Five Years

Club Liverpool, the city’s ambassador programme, marked its fifth anniversary by celebrating the people who have helped to bring £70m of conferences to the city region in a special event at Liverpool Town Hall. Club Liverpool is a network of influential figures from fields such as academia, medicine and business, whose aim is to bring world class conferences and events to Liverpool. It launched in early 2015 – a partnership between Liverpool Convention Bureau and ACC Liverpool – and now […]

10 Feb 2020

Liverpool at MIPIM stand design revealed

Marketing Liverpool has revealed the plans for its stand at MIPIM 2020. MIPIM in Cannes is the world’s leading property market event which brings together the most influential players from all the international property sectors. The event takes place between 10-13 March with 26,800 participants signed up. A number of Liverpool MIPIM partners will be speaking on the stand, discussing their projects and research and making business announcements, alongside taking part in the general conference events programme. The stand was […]

05 Feb 2020
Prince of Wales Navy Vessel at Sea

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales to make inaugural visit to Liverpool

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales will visit Liverpool later this month in a demonstration of the Naval Service’s close ties with the city. The second of the Royal Navy’s giant new aircraft carriers will arrive in the city on 28 February for a week-long visit packed with celebrations and engagement with the local community. People will also be able to step on board over the weekend of 29 February – the first time one of the new […]

31 Jan 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak Update

Advice for Marketing Liverpool partners regarding the current Coronavirus outbreak in mainland China. UPDATE: 14/02/20 The World Health Organisation has confirmed the official name for the novel coronavirus as COVID-19. Public Health England have published a blog around contact tracing explaining what it is and how it is being used to tackle the spread of COVID-19. The Business Events Partnership has reported that an individual who has been identified to have COVID-19 attended a conference at QEII conference centre last week. […]

24 Jan 2020

Flying the Flag for Liverpool

Last week members of our travel trade team have been overseas flying the flag for Liverpool in India and Netherlands for two important travel trade events to promote the city and our partners. Last week Sam from our Travel Trade team was pleased to showcase the city at Visit Britain’s India Sales Mission 2020, set across the two main metros of Mumbai and Delhi which accounts for 50% of all inbound Indian visitors to the UK. The face to face […]

22 Jan 2020

Pokémon GO for Liverpool!

In a UK premiere, the team behind the global phenomenon Pokémon GO, will be bringing their hugely successful ‘Safari Zone’ event format to Liverpool. From Friday 17 to Sunday 19 April, Sefton Park will become a ‘Pokémon GO Safari Zone’ and will play host to tens of thousands of gamers, known as Pokémon Trainers, from across the globe who will search the park, on the hunt for augmented reality characters. Niantic Inc., the team behind Pokémon GO, is joining forces […]

10 Jan 2020

Marketing Liverpool On Travel Trade Events

This week members of the ML team will be overseas at two important travel trade events. Firstly, we’ll be working in India at VisitBritain’s first sales mission to the country in a number of years. The mission provides the perfect platform to showcase product from our partners, with one-one meetings with up to 200 hand-picked tour operators and travel agents from across the key source cities of Mumbai and New Delhi. In 2019 there were record numbers of Indian Visitors to […]