Bid to boost tourism in East Northants

An event aimed at raising the profile and understanding of tourism in the Nene Valley is taking place.

Thursday, 3rd March 2016, 9:56 am
Updated Thursday, 3rd March 2016, 9:59 am
An event aimed at raising the profile and understanding of tourism, including Lyveden New Bield, in the Nene Valley is taking place

The Destination Nene Valley (DNV) stakeholder event, on Monday, March 7, which will include presentations on a number of topics including heritage, food and drink and business support, is aimed at businesses and partners working in the tourism industry.

Attendees will also benefit from a free workshop on developing and expanding their online presence.

The event, organised through the DNV project, aims to promote the Nene Valley as a competitive and sustainable destination, offering wildlife and heritage to local, national and international audiences.

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DNV board member Cllr Sarah Peacock said: “This event is a great opportunity for our businesses to network with each other and get involved with some of the key projects being delivered in the Nene Valley.

“Now in its sixth year, the project continues to build on existing frameworks to better position and promote the area.”

DNV chairman Andrew Langley said: “Our event, which coincides with English Tourism Week, takes place from March 5 to 13 and is a celebration of the quality and vibrancy the visitor experiences and the value our industry brings to our nation.

“This is a great opportunity to raise the profile of tourism in the Nene Valley with decision makers and the media.”

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