Tourism

TV news anchors drop in to Brixham

TV celebrities Michael Burke and John Sergeant stopped off in Brixham as part of a sailing trip around the coast of the UK. The pair were filming for a new series about sailing around the UK and had set off from Lowestoft. After four weeks at sea, they were greeted on their arrival in Brixham… Read More »

Golden future for harbour attraction

New events will be taking place on the Golden Hind this summer. The exciting, pirate-themed events will see murder mysteries take place on board every Friday night in July and August. The news comes just a few weeks after the famous boat was bought by Irish couple Sean and Mary Twomey, who have now collaborated… Read More »

England’s Seafood FEAST

England’s Seafood Coast will play host to a feast for all the senses between Saturday 22nd September and Sunday 7th October 2018. For 2 weeks you will be able to immerse yourself in England’s Seafood FEAST, eating some of the best seafood in the world and experiencing the very best the English Riviera has to… Read More »

Love Brixham at Tourism Exhibition 2018

For the second time, Brixham Chamber of Commerce took a stand at the Tourism Exhibition held at the Riviera centre in Torquay.  The main purpose of this was to promote Brixham as a tourist destination and to launch our Brixham Guide for 2018. The guide, which has been produced under the “Love Brixham” brand, was… Read More »

Save the date – 8th March, Tourism Showcase/Exhibition

On Thursday 8th March 2018 the English Riviera BID Company will be staging the annual English Riviera Tourism Exhibition and new Group Holiday Showcase at the Riviera International Centre in Torquay. For the first time, and in addition to local accommodation, attraction and food and drink businesses attending this popular event, over 50 national Group… Read More »

Seafood Coast – Phase 2 funding secured

The English Riviera BID Company are delighted to confirm that they have been successful with their bid to VisitEngland for Continuation Funding! This means they are able to take England’s Seafood Coast to the next stage for a further 12 months. Following their comprehensive six month research project, they have successfully secured an additional £100,000… Read More »

England’s Seafood Coast Launch

Amongst stiff competition, the English Riviera Tourism Company (ERTC) has secured funding for an exciting new project from the Government’s three year £40million Discover England Fund. Following a rigorous application process, England’s Seafood Coast is one of a number of successful projects to benefit from the Discover England Fund, which aims to: grow tourism in… Read More »

Your Chance to Have Your Say – Torbay Tourism Strategy

Torbay Council have asked TDA to co-ordinate the development of the new Tourism Strategy (Destination Management Plan), which will work closely to support the key objectives of the ERTBID Business Plan following the Yes vote. As part of this process, the TDA have commissioned The South West Research Company to undertake a Tourism Industry Survey,… Read More »

Torbay votes “Yes” to ERTBID

Torbay’s tourism businesses have given a thumbs-up to the creation of a new Business Improvement District for the English Riviera. With a high turnout of 58 per cent the ERTBID was voted in by a 57.5 per cent majority. In all, 562 votes were cast with 323 in favour, in terms of numbers voting. In… Read More »

ERTBID – Vote YES before 30th June

Brixham Chamber of Commerce supports the ERTBID and urges all eligible businesses to ‘Vote YES’ before the deadline at the end of June. An open letter from Laurence Murrell Dear Colleague, You should have received your ERTBID ballot paper over the weekend. PLEASE VOTE NOW This vote is so important to our future, that I… Read More »