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Exploring Industrial Poland

Poland is not generally considered a group holiday destination, despite its antique mining heritage, which is often overlooked by its industrial appearance. Amy Moore visits the central part of the Silesia Region, which seeks to expand its tourist market. DAY ONE 1330HRS: NIKISZOWIEC SETTLEMENT We were greeted by a traditional lunch, laid out in a petit […]

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Visiting Leicester Market

Amy Moore gives her verdict on the attraction’s new food hall. Leicester Market’s new and contemporary style food hall, which opened in May, boasts a diverse range of quality produce that puts it on par with some of the best markets in the UK and Europe. Managed by Leicester City Council, the 700 year-old attraction […]

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World’s Best Beaches

James Day examines some of the best beaches and coastline attractions for groups. SANDALS RESORTS – CARIBBEAN For over 20 years, Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean have been welcoming groups of every size. Sandals offers 15 properties on six islands. The resorts are the perfect fit for meetings, incentive programmes, executive retreats and destination weddings, […]

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Attractions Of Amsterdam

The Dutch capital is a city with a plethora of things to see and do. Holly Cave provides some insight on what the city has to offer for groups. Bursting with culture, this exciting city has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a 13th century fishing village. Today, Amsterdam is known for its […]

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Perfect Paris

Holly Cave provides an insight on what the French capital has on offer for Groups Paris may be the world’s greatest city. For first-timers, it’s packed full of legendary art, architecture and culture, and is home to icons such as the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe. But this stylish and sophisticated city is […]

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Two Days In The ‘Wilderness’

Ian Gillis shows how to fill two days in a tiny corner of London just off the beaten track When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” So said Samuel Johnson in 1777 when London, although rapidly expanding in size and population as the heart of the fledgling British Empire, was […]

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New For 2014 And Beyond

GTW turns the spotlight onto brand new and improved visitor attractions in the UK, all of which will be world-class tourist destinations when they open from 2014 onwards.

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Schools out

Educational trips can be a complicated experience, for everyone from the teachers given the job of organising them, to the venues attempting to attract business from this key group tourism market. This is GTW’s look at some of the best options and why they are so suited to school visits, including those who help teachers […]

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HOW TO … create and run a successful student placement programme

Simon Mahon is the general manager of Park Plaza County Hall in London, a four star luxury hotel on the capital’s vibrant South Bank. The hotel has 398 modern guest rooms, L’Italiano Restaurant and six meeting rooms. Simon introduced the hotel’s award-winning student placement programme in 2010, which has since evolved into a brand-wide initiative […]

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