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04 Apr, 2017, 15:50 ET VisitBritain, American Airlines and British Airways partner in multi-million dollar campaign to attract U.S. visitors to Britain

VisitBritain has teamed up with American Airlines and British Airways in a $3.7 million campaign to inspire more U.S. visitors to book a...


31 Mar, 2017, 12:00 ET Virgin Atlantic, VisitBritain & Marketing Manchester team-up to promote new routes from San Francisco and Boston into Manchester, UK

Virgin Atlantic, VisitBritain and Marketing Manchester have joined forces in a two-year partnership to promote the airline's new direct routes from...


27 Jan, 2016, 14:04 ET VisitBritain Partners with Ora.TV for #ModernTraveler Premiere Episodes

 National Tourism Board VisitBritain has entered into a unique partnership with Ora TV, the entertainment digital network & production...


17 Dec, 2015, 12:08 ET VisitBritain Announces New, Multi-Platform Marketing Campaign For 2016 Focusing On 'Amazing Moments'

 Harnessing the power of social media to inspire more visitors to come and explore what makes Britain a GREAT destination is the focus of a...


12 Sep, 2013, 15:37 ET Bloomingdale's Unveils Its "Great" British Invasion

 VisitBritain, the national tourism board, has teamed up with Bloomingdale's on a first-of-its-kind partnership showcasing the best of England,...


22 Jul, 2013, 16:44 ET Baby Cambridge is Born! 2013 is the Time to Visit Family-Friendly Britain

 The Royal family's newest member, the First Prince of Cambridge has arrived, weighing in at 8 lbs. 6 oz.!  The news of the birth of the...


22 Mar, 2013, 14:16 ET Embark on the Ultimate Flight of Fancy as British Airways and VisitBritain Team Up for "The Big British Invite" to Inspire Travel to Britain

 Last night, British Airways and VisitBritain kicked off "The Big British Invite (www.thebigbritishinvite.com)" with a star-studded soiree...


12 Feb, 2013, 09:00 ET And The Winner Is...Britain, For Best Travel Destination Featured In A Motion Picture

 With the Oscars® just a few weeks away, Hollywood is a buzz with speculations on who will go home with a statuette. VisitBritain propose...


13 Aug, 2012, 08:00 ET Britain's Golden Moments of the London 2012 Olympic Games

 It's been quite an exciting summer so far in Britain as the London 2012 Olympic Games have just come to a close.  VisitBritain, the...


03 Aug, 2012, 08:00 ET British Birthday Bashes Worthy of Olympic Champion Ryan Lochte!

 One of the London 2012 Olympic Games' most watched (and admired!) athletes, Ryan Lochte, has more to celebrate in London than just winning...


30 Jul, 2012, 13:56 ET The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony Spectacular - Experience it for real!

More than a billion people around the world enjoyed the Opening Ceremony and appreciated its unique blend of British spirit, creativity and...


29 Sep, 2011, 16:14 ET Great Britain World Tour Premieres in Hollywood

Great Britain is in celebration mode and we're all invited. This is the message from national tourism board, VisitBritain, as they launch the US...


27 Jul, 2011, 08:11 ET U.S. Olympic Committee, VisitBritain Announce "Team USA: Britain Bound" to Mark One Year Until London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

The U.S. Olympic Committee and VisitBritain today announced “Team USA: Britain Bound,” a first-of-its kind, interactive program that...


12 Jul, 2011, 03:30 ET Coast Boast: Ten 'Shore Bets' for a Royal Summer in Britain

With William and Catherine's whirlwind visit to California now complete, Americans hungry for more royal action can get a taste of noble life on a...


10 Mar, 2011, 15:00 ET Experience Bronte Country in Yorkshire, England

 To celebrate the new film adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre, tourism agencies VisitBritain and Welcome to Yorkshire...


16 Feb, 2011, 07:00 ET Where Can Your Social Network Take You?

Much has been said about the power of Facebook and other social networking sites in bringing people together. Now, for the first time, it's really...


16 Nov, 2010, 17:53 ET Royal Wedding: Prince William to Marry His Princess

It's official: Prince William and his long-term girlfriend, Kate Middleton, are getting married and according to official royal sources, the...


03 Nov, 2010, 16:00 ET Top Harry Potter Vacation on Location Spots to Visit in Britain

The eagerly anticipated Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows I hits theaters November 19, 2010.  VisitBritain, the national tourist board for...


07 Oct, 2010, 15:08 ET Come Together ... to Celebrate John Lennon and The Beatles

Saturday, October 9 marks the 70th anniversary of music legend and peace activist, John Lennon's birth. Celebrations are being held around the...


30 Jun, 2010, 14:00 ET Queen for a Day - Queen's July 6th Visit to New York Prompts Royal Fever

Queen Elizabeth II is set to visit New York on July 6th and it is giving us all a little Royal fever. If her visit to the States doesn't quite...


30 Apr, 2010, 12:00 ET Explore Britain by Walking in Robin Hood's Footsteps

VisitBritain, the national tourist office for England, Scotland and Wales, invites travelers to visit the British sites that set the stage for this...


08 Apr, 2009, 16:14 ET Calling All Anglophile Angelenos!

VisitBritain Charts Brit Week 2009 New Map to Guide Californians in Experiencing the Quintessential British Lifestyle Both at Home and in the...


30 Mar, 2009, 17:04 ET VisitBritain Presents Top 10 Tips for a Presidential Trip to London

While in town for the London Summit 2009 this week, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle will have plenty of sightseeing options, if...


13 Mar, 2009, 10:00 ET British Music Ranks Number One On The World Stage, Americans Say

One in three Americans agreed that when it comes to popular music, the Brits hit the right notes VisitBritain, the national tourist office for...