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Welcome to the Visit County Durham Corporate Website

Welcome to Visit County Durham - the tourism management agency for County Durham which works on behalf of businesses and public agencies to support the growth and development of the county's visitor economy.

Visit County Durham has strategic responsibility for tourism and performs the functions of destination management and marketing in the county.
Many others are involved in delivering a vibrant visitor economy, one organisation cannot do it alone, which is why we are a partnership.

Our aim is to place the visitor at the heart of everything we do.

Planning a trip? Visit the official tourism website > This is Durham

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Wednesday Grapevine

One year to go - Lumiere Durham 2019

Today marks exactly one year until Lumiere Durham, the UK's biggest light festival, returns in 2019.

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Wellness tourism set to increase in 2019

The wellness tourism sector is predicted to continue growing at a faster rate than the general tourism industry, as more travellers focus on their health, fitness and well-being, according to research revealed at World Travel Market.

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VisitEngland advice hub refreshed

VisitEngland's free business and advice hub has been refreshed with the aim of helping tourism businesses grow.

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New College Durham networking event

Promote your placement opportunities and engage with the county's students at New College Durham's free employer breakfast event on Tuesday 11 December.

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The Times to visit the Durham this winter

Next week Visit County Durham are welcoming a journalist from national tabloid The Times to conduct a series of travel features on the county.

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