Events & Training

Visit County Durham holds two conferences each year, autumn and spring. These are events for tourism businesses and partners involved in the county’s visitor economy. A typical format involves; a networking lunch, keynote speakers and breakout sessions. In past years conference subjects have included rural tourism development, quality, market intelligence, and online marketing.


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Welcome to DurhamWelcome to Durham
Welcome to Durham is a new initiative from Visit County Durham designed to improve the service that our visitors receive and to help staff involved in welcoming visitors know more about the county and what it has to offer. The scheme involves two days of study combined with familiarisation trips and participants can complete a City and Guilds level 2 qualification in customer service and the Welcome Host Gold accreditation.
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Annual Review

Destination Performance

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