Over 200,000 encounter The Earth at Liverpool Cathedral

1st July 2019 | By Sam Martin

An amazing 202,677 people encountered the earth at Liverpool Cathedral since Luke Jerram’s seven-metre spherical artwork ‘Gaia’ was installed on Saturday 25 May. During its four-week residency, it dazzled visitors, worshippers, event and concert-goers alike as it hung majestically in the Cathedral’s Well. Over 170,000 visitors from across the region and beyond came to the … Continued..

TOURISM STARS CELEBRATED AT CITY REGION AWARDS

10th June 2019 | By Sam Martin

LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL WAS THE SETTING FOR THE BEST TOURISM BUSINESSES TO BE RECOGNISED AND REWARDED AT THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION TOURISM AWARDS 2019, SUPPORTED BY ASSOCIATE SPONSOR, LIVERPOOL ONE. A total of 19 awards were handed out on the night (16 May) in celebration of an incredible year for the region’s visitor economy, which was … Continued..

Marketing Liverpool launches new drive to attract more visitors to Merseyside

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool city region attracts more than 64m visitors a year, generating £4.5bn, and the new campaign aims to push those figures even higher. A new push has been launched to further grow Liverpool city region’s £4.5bn visitor economy and attract even more UK and international visitors to Merseyside. Marketing Liverpool, an arm of Liverpool City … Continued..

Iconic events in a landmark venue – a chat with Karen Yates from The Venue

29th May 2019 | By Diarmid Mackinnon

When planning an event in Liverpool, there are a number of different venues which offer exciting packages to suit your needs. One of the most exciting spaces which captures this is The Venue at Royal Liver Building. Following a number of successful events, we spoke to Karen Yates, Head of Sales and Events at The … Continued..

Liverpool events team is UK’s No.1

15th May 2019 | By Diarmid Mackinnon

LIVERPOOL City Council’s culture team has been named the UK’s TOP event organiser – and 15th in the world overall. The Eventex Awards – the most esteemed accolade in the events industry – has today released its annual All-Stars Index featuring the top event organisers and agencies from around the world. Culture Liverpool, the team … Continued..

360 seconds with Alexandra Bower from RLB360

30th May 2019 | By Diarmid Mackinnon

Liverpool’s latest visitor attraction, RLB360 allows visitors to discover the history of Liverpool’s skyline in the iconic Royal Liver Building.  Launched in April this year, the attraction has allowed tourists and locals to marvel at the wonders the building holds. Following a Mayoral Club VIP event, we spoke to Alexandra Bower – Sales and Events … Continued..

Mixing shopping with leisure – a chat with Donna Howitt from Liverpool ONE

3rd May 2019 | By Sam Martin

If you love shopping for clothes, dining out or watching the latest blockbuster films, there’re a good chance you’ve been to Liverpool ONE, the city’s landmark shopping destination. Having just celebrated it’s 10th birthday in 2018, the outdoor shopping centre is looking at what they can do next to engage with customers and residents in … Continued..

NEW £20M THEATRE TO BOOST CITY’S MUSIC SCENE

5th April 2019 | By Sam Martin

A new 400-seat performance auditorium will be built by the University of Liverpool, to enrich the cultural life of the city and deliver real world experience to students. Ground will be broken on the £20.5m Arts and Humanities Centre this Spring. The auditorium will have an optimum acoustic profile and offer publicly-accessible performances across genres, … Continued..

Become a trustee for one of city’s most iconic buildings

| By Sam Martin

The search is on to find champions for one of Europe’s greatest buildings of the 19th century. St George’s Hall Charitable Trust is on the hunt for new members to help shape the future of one of Liverpool’s most iconic buildings. The trust is dedicated to conserving, restoring and developing the Grade I listed venue … Continued..

LIVERPOOL NAMED ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN THE UK

2nd April 2019 | By Sam Martin

TRIPADVISOR UNVEILS THE WORLD’S BEST RATED DESTINATIONS IN 2019 TRAVELLERS’ CHOICE AWARDS BASED ON MILLIONS OF REVIEWS AND RATINGS. Liverpool has been named the third best-rated destination in the UK in the annual Travellers’ Choice awards for Destinations, announced by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site.The TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for Destinations recognise the locations … Continued..