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Some advice for the government on their new tourism policy Pt. 2 – support for the tourism industry

January 18, 2011

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British governments operating under the neoliberal consensus of the last thirty years or so have avoided developing industrial policy, believing that it is not the job of governments to ‘pick winners’ (see the recent Forgemasters furore), but that markets will select those business and sectors most deserving of reward.  This approach has not been universal […]

Some advice for the government on their new tourism policy pt.1

January 10, 2011

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There will be a new tourism policy launched by the UK government at some point in the next few months.  This will supersede ‘Winning: a strategy for 2012 and beyond’, an artefact of the previous administration, and will complement the new tourism framework that is being produced by Visit Britain.  You can see the Culture […]