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Back the bid: East Kent City of Culture 2017

April 29, 2013


East Kent, the area that I grew up in and where I’ve spent most of my life, is bidding to become the UK City of Culture in 2017.  This is an innovative, exciting attempt to bring together the areas of Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone and Thanet as a single ‘city’ for the bid. Over the […]

China’s new tourism policy 2013-2020

April 2, 2013


The Chinese Government has launched a new tourism policy, with the aim of significantly enhancing tourism development in the country and establishing China’s tourism industry as a significant economic force in China’s domestic and international tourism markets. You can download the policy document, in English, by clicking here. In this post, I give an outline […]