The Brighter Thinking Blog

The latest travel news updates and views on marketing within the Travel Industry from Brighter Group's executive chairman, Steve Dunne

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Welcome to the Spring edition of Brighter Thinking
May 25, 2017

Welcome to the Spring edition of Brighter Thinking, published as the UK goes to the polls for an election preparing for Brexit negotiations and, as the United Kingdom pull together to show great resilience in a time of grief and sadness.

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Man vs Machine, insights from the 2017 Advantage Travel Conference
May 25, 2017

Jason Bradbury, former host of The Gadget Show, provided compelling arguments about why independent travel agents should not shy away from technology.

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Inbound Tourism Enjoys Buoyant Times
May 25, 2017

Inbound and domestic tourism is set for a bumper year as the UK proves an attractive holiday destination for British and overseas leisure tourists. 

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It’s Up, Up, and Away for British Airports
May 25, 2017

Gatwick, Heathrow and Manchester airports see growth thanks to expanded winter programmes from Ryanair, Flybe, easyJet and Jet2.com.

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UK Consumers Brace Themselves for Tough Few Years
May 25, 2017

The United Kingdom’s economic performance has, according to a raft of recent statistics, cooled considerably in the first three months of 2017. With economists warning that the Brexit slowdown has begun, Britain’s economic growth has more than halved to its lowest rate since the EU referendum last summer.

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Kelly Railton – head of fundraising, Just a Drop

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