Press Invite: Political Parties to highlight future plans at Best of Britain & Ireland

The Future of Domestic Tourism

Just two months out from the general election, the UK and Ireland’s largest domestic tourism trade show will be hosting its own political question time. Featuring representatives from the key parties, panellists will outline their plans for championing domestic tourism if they come to power.

What: A special Tourism Political Question Time, organised by The Tourism Society and chaired by Bernard Donoghue, from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions.


  • Helen Grant MP, the Government’s Sports & Tourism Minister
  • Gordon Marsden MP, Shadow Transport Minister
  • Lord Lee, Chair, Tourism All Party Parliamentary Group
  • Lord Storey CBE, Liberal Democrat, Leader of Liverpool's European Capital of Culture
  • William Cash, UKIP Tourism & Heritage spokesperson

Where: Best of Britain & Ireland, Seminar Theatre, Hall 8, NEC, Birmingham

When: Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 11am

This must attend panel discussion will give each Party the opportunity to outline their support and plans for the future of the domestic tourism industry – one that is worth £127 billion to the UK economy.

To attend the seminar and register for a media pass to the show, please visit


Simon Greenbury
Best of Britain & Ireland Event Director 
07798 650 220

Media enquiries & press pass requests:
Simon Greenbury, Event Director 
Editorial representatives of relevant business and consumer media (including freelancers) are invited to apply for press passes to Best of Britain & Ireland before Friday 6 March 2015.  Please note, additional details may be requested to verify journalistic activity and all press passes are issued at the management’s discretion.
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Exhibitor enquiries
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