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After a great week for Tourism Week, the team have worked together to compile a list of useful links to help you re-emerge, restart, refresh and recover.

Northumberland Tourism
Northumberland Tourism Northumberland Tourism works with businesses in the county to promote the area and ensure visitors have the best experience. Why not follow Northumberland Tourism on social media and keep up to date:
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Northumberland Tourism also have a great library of images you can use for your social media, why not take a look here!

Visit Northumberland
Visit Northumberland is the information hub for tourists, and a great place to advertise your business! Familiarise yourself with the most up to date goings on in Northumberland and follow Visit Northumberland on social media!
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Visit Britain/England
Visit Britain are closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and are working hard to provide you with the very latest information to support your business at this time. Below you will find the latest information and advice to support your businesses. They regularly update their Covid support page which can be found here. Including information on Getting ready to open and marketing and event opportunities.
Keep on track with Visit Britain’s sentiment tracker a survey that asks 1,500 adults (16+) about concerns over travel, the survey is being repeated across a 13 week period.
Visit England have also announced the launch of a UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark, ‘We’re good to go’ in partnership with the national tourism organisations of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales read more.

GOV UK Support and Guidance
There is still support available from the government including loans and grants, find out more.
You can find out about doing a covid risk assessment and working safely during the coronavirus outbreak on the HSE website. You can also find information about covid cleanliness at Quality in Tourism and UK Hospitality using a contactless booking manager such as Eviivo booking manager to eliminate face to face contact.

Local tourism associations
Heart of Hadrian’s Wall
North Northumberland Tourism Association
Alnwick Tourism Association
Heart of Northumberland Tourism Association
Produced in Northumberland – businesses offering local deliveries

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