Category Archives: Events

Geodomes – the future of events space

Competition in the events sector is high, as venues, festival and show organisers all vie for attendees. The great news is that the trend to spend, among young people, is to prioritise experiences over simply buying ‘stuff’. All this means it is more important than ever to maximise on the experience factor of every event. TruDomes’ geodomes are a […]

UK wide ‘staycation’ campaign targets Young Adults

VisitBritain has launched a £2.5m campaign to encourage the UK’s young adults to take their holidays at home, reports Leisure Opportunities. In the article VisitBritain CEO Sally Balcombe explains the aim of the new campaign: “We want young people to take a new look at the sheer diversity and quality of activities and experiences right here […]

Holiday park investment shows confidence in UK market

Bridge Leisure Parks has bought three additional holiday parks for a total investment of £11million, according to a report from TravelMole.com. The report cites Andrew Howe, CEO of Bridge Leisure, saying that “the staycation trend has accelerated because people have changed the way they take holidays – for many a fortnight in the sun has been […]

Staycation effect keeps businesses growing

It’s not just UK tourist accommodation that has enjoyed business growth from UK holidaymakers, now the Irish Times reports that ‘Halfords has notched up a hike in sales thanks to surging demand for roof boxes and camping gear as more Britons chose to “staycation” in the UK.’ The report says that the firm’s travel solutions sales jumped […]

Channel 5 Raise Staycation Profile with Celebrity Mini Series

“Channel 5 are about to air a 4 part mini series on how 5 celebrities will fair going on a UK based staycation” reports the Caravan Times. The show, which will feature Lesley Joseph, Don Warrington, Melvyn Hayes, Nick Heyward and Cleo Rocos, will raise the profile of ‘Staycation’ holidays as they motor round the beautiful […]

12% increase in short break bookings over Bank Holiday

The Norwich Evening News reported growth for East Anglia tourism over the Bank Holiday weekend. Self-catering giant Hoseasons said while the weather had played a role most were advance bookings. Simon Altham of Hoseasons was quoted as saying: “Bank holiday bookings in the UK have been very strong for the business, with a 12pc increase in sales […]

Strong Enthusiasm for Glamping says Barclays

There is a strong enthusiasm among UK holidaymakers for high-quality customer experiences such as Glamping, according to a the new ‘Destination UK’ report from Barclays. Their recent survey of over 2000 British and international tourists reported that 31% of holidaymakers were interested in this type of holiday, a group which brings around £6.9bn in spending […]

Come to our new Glamping Dome launch…

We want to invite you to the launch of our never-seen-before Glamping Domes. With exchange rates boosting UK holiday spots, many rural businesses are looking to diversify into providing quality accommodation for holiday-makers, or increasing their existing capacity. There’s never been a better time! Come and see us at the Glamping Show Come and see […]