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Lake District scenes to entice airport passengers

Stunning Lake District scenes will be included in a display showcasing Britain as a world-class destination at the country’s busiest airport.

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Cumbrian inn awarded five-star status

A highly popular Lake District inn has attained 5-star status from AA Hotel & Hospitality Services.

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£5m boost to start international passenger flights from Carlisle Airport

Carlisle Airport is to get a multi-million pound boost to bring international passenger flights to Cumbria.

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Visitor numbers rise in Cumbria

​More than 45m people visited Cumbria last year, according to new statistics.

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Luxury resort’s floating marina ‘the first of its kind’

More than 175 tonnes of floating concrete and more than 500 metres of galvanised chain have formed the platform for a new marina in the Lake District.

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£444,000 cash injection for Walney coastline

Hundreds of thousands of pounds of investment will be devoted to promoting the heritage and wildlife on Walney's coastline.

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Hotel group teams up with top chef to launch culinary academy

A leading hotel group is serving up a new recipe to inspire young people to forge a career in the hospitality sector.

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Lake District hotel to create 30 jobs after £16m revamp

A total of 30 new jobs will be created at Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa near Ambleside once its latest renovations are completed.

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£16m revamp for Low Wood

Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa is set for a new look in 2017 with a major refurbishment and new build.

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Hotel group develops new training programme

English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues has joined forces with Kendal College to develop a qualification for people pursuing a career in hospitality.

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Cumbria’s Tour of Britain stage launched

The world's top cyclists, including Bradley Wiggins, will return to Cumbria to take on a challenging route through The Lakes for the Tour of Britain.

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English Lakes Hotels triumphs at Cumbria Tourism Awards

English Lakes Hotels, Resorts and Venues took home a Cumbria Tourism Award last night (Wednesday, June 22) for the Waterhead at Ambleside.

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Cumbria Tourism Awards winners to be crowned in Cartmel

Partners of Choose Cumbria are among the finalists for the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2016, which take place tonight (Wednesday, June 22).

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Cumbrian firms triumph at Family Business Awards

Three Cumbrian firms triumphed at the prestigious Family Business of the Year Awards on Thursday, June 2.

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New route to China will boost Cumbria’s economy

Direct flights from Manchester to China will deliver a major boost to Cumbria, says the director of the county's Local Enterprise Partnership.

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Images of The Lake District lead national tourism campaign

Striking photos of Wastwater in The Lake District have been used to boost a multi-million pound tourism campaign.

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Boost to market Lake District to China

Cumbria is ready for take off as part of a marketing campaign to raise the profile of the region in China.

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Finalists announced for Cumbria Tourism Awards 2016

Partners of Choose Cumbria have been named among the finalists for the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2016.

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High hopes for more Chinese visitors to Cumbria

Cumbria is hoping to welcome more visitors from China when Hainan Airlines starts direct flights from Beijing to Manchester next month (June).

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Hopes for more Japanese visitors to The Lakes after operator tour

More Japanese tourists could be heading to the Lake District following a visit by specialist tour operators.

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South Cumbrian finalists named in national visitor awards

The Sun Inn, Kirkby Lonsdale and The Bay Cycle Way have reached the final of the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2016.