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Visit York Conference 2011 Presentation

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Copy of the slides shown to delegates at the Visit York Conference at the Royal York Hotel and Events Centre

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Visit York Conference 2011 Presentation

  1. 1. WELCOME TO VISIT YORK’S AGM AND CONFERENCE
  2. 2. 2012 YORK’S YEAR OF OPPORTUNITY
  3. 3. #VYConference
  4. 4. GILLIAN CRUDDAS MBE CHIEF EXECUTIVE VISIT YORK
  5. 10. <ul><li>Confec Green </li></ul><ul><li>Confex </li></ul><ul><li>C&IT Association Forum </li></ul><ul><li>M&IT Venues and Destinations Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Square Meal </li></ul>
  6. 13. <ul><li>Group Leisure Show </li></ul><ul><li>Destination North America </li></ul><ul><li>Westminster Group Buyer Road show </li></ul>Hammer Street Fair Munster
  7. 20. <ul><li>Thank you for a fabulous weekend in York. We were genuinely very impressed by the quality of the tourism information - clearly a very well oiled machine! I can tell you in advance that it will be something of a rave review... Lisa Thompson. </li></ul><ul><li>I would like to thank you and your team once again for the excellent visiting tour, the great preparation and the really professional realization. It has inspired me to inform my listeners as soon as possible about York and his many attractions. Jochen Spengler (German National Radio) </li></ul><ul><li>I just wanted to get in touch to say a big thank you for organising my trip a couple of weekends ago. I still can't stop raving about it - the beautiful buildings, the hotel, the lovely restaurants...it's really got so much to offer. Lisa Herriott. </li></ul><ul><li>I have to say this information I receive from you every quarter is an absolute editors dream!! Do keep up the good work - your efforts certainly keep York on the radar for me. Andy Greeves, Editor. </li></ul>
  8. 21. Castle Museum Tourism Awards York Racecourse
  9. 23. 7.1 million visitors spend £443m, supporting 23,000 jobs
  10. 24. Visitor Survey 2010/11 <ul><li>Loyal visitors 78% repeaters 99% recommend </li></ul><ul><li>Short break visitors up from 58% (2008) to 73% (2011) </li></ul><ul><li>10% increase in what visitors do </li></ul><ul><li>High satisfaction for quality, value, customer service, range of shops, places to eat and drink …….. </li></ul>
  11. 32. <ul><li>York - best gastro destination in the UK and fifth best in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>York - Britain’s most beautiful city </li></ul><ul><li>York - Britain’s favourite small city Rough Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Group Travel Awards - Best City 2011 </li></ul>
  12. 33. VISIT YORK CONFERENCE 2011
  13. 34. 2012 YORK’S YEAR OF OPPORTUNITY

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