Northumberland Tourism

Northumberland's Destination Management Organisation

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Marketing fund success

VisitEngland’s bid for £19.8 million funding from the Regional Growth Fund for destination marketing has been successful. This is great news for Northumberland, as Northumberland Tourism is one of 14 partners who will directly benefit. As long as we can generate matching contributions from local businesses, we will have access to funding over 3 years to promote the county and build on our success to date. Exact amounts have yet to be confirmed.

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Northumberland Visitor Economy Trends Oct 2011

Northumberland Visitor Economy Trends brings together county and national research on a quarterly basis to look at tourism business performance and issues which may have an effect on tourism in Northumberland.

Northumberland Deals Page

Why not promote yourself on the Northumberland Deals page? It's a great way to advertise your special offers and vouchers and ensure your business it best placed to attract visitors looking for a great deal!

The' Deals' page can be accessed directly from our home page on and provides direct links to your offers, vouchers, competitions and to our consumer newsletter.

If you want to find out more, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01670 794 520.

Accreditation Forum Sept 15

An industry workshop was held to discuss the accommodation accreditation schemes run by Quality in Tourism and the AA. Questions are being asked about the future of these schemes both nationally and locally. Are they still relevant? Should Northumberland's marketing be opened up to non-accredited businesses? These questions and more were debated.

The North East Tourism Awards 2011

The North East Tourism Awards 2011 was a fabulous event. Sunderland's Stadium of Light was the venue for celebrating the region's very best tourism businesses – and of course Northumberland was well represented. Even better, we scooped a good number of the top awards.

Read more: The North East Tourism Awards 2011

Northumberland Holiday and Short Breaks Guide 2012 Deadline

If you haven't booked already, this is a final reminder that all advertising for the official Northumberland Guide has to be placed by 9th September 2011. Once again we have had a very positive response to the guide and thanks to all those businesses that are advertising with us.

Read more: Northumberland Holiday and Short Breaks Guide 2012 Deadline

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