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VisitEngland Scheme Update

Dear Mrs Claire Smith We are writing because you may have recently been approached by a company called Quality in Tourism (QiT).  The purpose of this letter is to offer some clarification as their approach would appear to have caused some confusion within the tourism industry. Your assessment rating is awarded by VisitEngland Assessment Services, a new organisation which took over the delivery of the VisitEngland Quality Schemes on 1st April 2017.  Up until this date, Quality in Tourism

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MPs call for "level playing field", and more responsibility from "Sharing Economy" platforms

The publication of a report on the so-called “Sharing Economy” by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Tourism, Chaired by Gordon Marsden MP has been welcomed. The Report calls for “a level playing-field for all tourism businesses”, and calls for Airbnb-type properties and similar small B&Bs to be treated the same way.

It also calls for platforms to "ensure that hosts have, as a minimum, undertaken a fire safety assessment, a health and safety assessment and, where

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Switchon Week end Information

SwitchOn week end important information

Blackpool is gearing up for a spectacular finale to a summer of music. Up to 40,000 people are expected on Friday 31st August and Saturday 1st September for the annual Illuminations SwitchOn concert. The first sees the final "Piece of me" UK tour performance by global pop icon Britney Spears. For those traveling to this year’s Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On on Friday 31st August and Britney Spears on Saturday 1st September,

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Blackpool Airshow

BLACKPOOL GET SET FOR A WEEKEND OF THRILLING ENTERTAINMENT IN THE AIR AND ON THE GROUND! This year , Blackpool two-day Air Show will have a whole host of entertainment in the air and on the ground! The spectacular free event takes place on Blackpool Promenade on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 August and will include a breath-taking finale by the world-famous Red Arrows. The event, which is being sponsored by Northern, will showcase the very best in British aviation with a whole host of

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Gazette Feature Article

At the time of distribution the gazette has not published the article featuring the Blackpool Approved Scheme plaques. Keep your eye on the gazette or the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/SBmembersforum/

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Members benefits Grosvenor Casino

These are the benefits for the members . For every person (not package) sold you receive one point once you have received  30 points you can receive one free Experience Package. The points can be saved and used how and when members choose Members are invited to come along to find out more and take a look around these amazing facilities. Any member who sign up to this offer will also go into the draw for a New Year Eve Experience for 2 people There is no financial commitment. This

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