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Trends in domestic overnight tourism in England – September 2019

VisitBritain has released the latest findings from the Great Britain Tourism Survey which measures the volume and value of overnight tourism within Great Britain. The data relates to domestic trips that were completed during the month of September 2019.

The Durrell Challenge returns for 2020

Back for the fifth year running, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is excited to launch the Durrell Challenge 2020. Runners of all abilities are being encouraged to take on the 13K challenge to help raise vital funds for the charity’s work saving the world’s most precious wildlife.

Exit Survey Analysis – January to November 2019

In the first eleven months of 2019 Jersey welcomed 739,400 visits generating 2.64m visitor nights. The average length of stay for those staying at least one night was 4.3 nights, down from 4.4 nights in the equivalent period of 2018.

The National Trust for Jersey seeks islander’s views

The National Trust for Jersey is running a survey to understand more about the views of its members and non-members on the Trust’s work, and wider island issues.

Finalists are announced for HEAT 2020

The finalists have been announced for the culinary college competition HEAT that is back this March for a fourth year.

L’Horizon wins Hotel of the Year for second time

Hand Picked Hotels, the UK’s leading independent group of country house hotels and spa resorts, has awarded L’Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa its Hotel of the Year in recognition of an outstanding performance in 2019.

Durrell’s ‘Birdman’ is hero of new short film about climate change

Durrell is delighted to announce the release of 'The Birdman', a short film that tells the inspiring story of Durrell's Chief Scientist.

Suspension of London Southend and Liverpool Services

Flybe franchise partner, Blue Islands announces the suspension of its London Southend and Liverpool services from Guernsey, citing unsustainable market conditions.