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Visit Britain and Department for Digital Media and Sports update for Visit Somerset members and the Industry.
It’s long been a challenge for tourist boards to promote businesses live availability for consumers to book directly. Promoting live availability and enabling consumers to search through local experiences reduces the friction of searching across lots of websites and the inevitable sales leakage, but with such a fragmented booking system landscape, it’s been challenging to get all live availability in one place.
We are delighted to announce the launch of a UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark, in partnership with the national tourist organisations of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales to provide a ‘ring of confidence’ for tourism as the sector works towards reopening.
New COVID guidelines published over night by Government.
Visit Somerset is working in partnership with 'Be the Business', Torbay Development Agency and the Heart of the South West LEP to support tourism and hospitality businesses recover from the impacts of Coronavirus and enable business recovery and growth.
Understanding how to build TRUST and CONFIDENCE among the attractions-visiting public
Helping us to get back on our feet quickly but also to sustain our recovery
Two major practical questions attractions likely to have ahead of re-opening:
How should we physically present ourselves on re-opening to build public trust and confidence in visiting?
What communications messages should we put out there to build confidence and capture the public mood?
• The first flight from Bristol is scheduled to take off at 15.45 this afternoon to Belfast
• The airline plans to fly around 55% of its Bristol routes in July and 80% in August, although with a lower frequency of flights
• easyJet has introduced new measures to help ensure the safety and wellbeing of passengers and crew including enhanced aircraft cleaning and disinfection and mandatory use of face masks.
Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 crisis, KLM has been adapting its network and flight schedule in line with travel restrictions and demand. From 4th July, KLM will recommence a daily service between Bristol and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to assist with essential travel and repatriation.
Visit Somerset is delighted to announce that the Holiday Inn Express M5 J24 have become members of Visit Somerset the official destination management organisation for the county of Somerset.