Shoppers encouraged to support retailers across Leeds

After a tough few months Leeds’s outstanding retail scene reopened in June, and hundreds of shops are COVID-secure and ready to welcome both old and new customers through their doors. Leeds is one of the UK’s biggest shopping destinations outside London and truly is a shopper’s paradise. As the city opens back up to…

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Council releases guidance ahead of hospitality venues reopening in Leeds

Leeds City Council has issued guidance for residents, visitors and businesses as hospitality and entertainment venues prepare to reopen this weekend. From Saturday July 4, restaurants, bars, leisure and entertainment venues can reopen as part of the latest relaxation of restrictions due to Covid-19. Working with representatives of the businesses concerned as well as…

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‘India’s biggest cricket fan’ enjoys the delights of Leeds as part of tour of host cities for this year’s ICC Cricket World Cup

Visit Britain have been running a campaign in India to find the country’s biggest cricket fan ahead of this year’s Cricket World Cup. The enthusiasm for cricket in India has been captured by this Visit Britain campaign to promote England to Indian tourists through a partnership with ESPN Cricinfo, an online sports broadcaster in…

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Visit Leeds is Yorkshire’s number one

Visit Leeds has climbed 44 places to be the number one in Yorkshire and the Humber and eighth nationally in the 2017 English Tourism Social Media Index, an annual league table which grades 133 regional tourism bodies in England according to social media performance by their official channels. The Index, produced by social media agency…

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Full steam ahead for Leeds’ visitor economy performance

If you want to know what makes Leeds special and why more tourists than ever come to visit. Then look no further than the recent data from STEAM survey that measures the economic impact of the tourism industry. The City saw 26.21 million tourism visits in 2015, a 5.3% increase from 2013. The visitor…

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