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What post-lockdown traveller trends should travel brands now prepare for?

We are half-way through March, and approaching a year since the first UK lockdown began. However, as we approach that anniversary with mixed feelings, there’s thankfully more than a whiff of optimism in the air.

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New Day Tours Designed to Empower Women in Travel Launch for International Women’s Day

Three new London day tours led by women who have overcome challenging circumstances will give travellers a unique insight into the lives of immigrant communities in the capital.

Intrepid Travel, a global leader in responsible travel, has teamed up with social enterprise Women in Travel (CIC) to give three women the life-changing opportunity to take their first steps in the tourism industry and embark on a career as tour guides.

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GEC PR’s Travel Trend Predictions For 2021

Predicting travel trends is never an easy task and with the pandemic news changing on what seems to be a daily basis, it’s especially hard to make sense of the shifts at a time like this. However, it is important to be optimistic about travel and to focus on the opportunities that might crop up in the year ahead, such as the roll out of the Coronavirus vaccine hopefully opening global travel up once more.

Now that we are officially one month into the new year and while we patiently wait for travel to resume once more, GEC PR has pulled together its top five predictions on what will be big in travel for the year ahead.

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A Case Study on How to Successfully Promote a Destination During a Pandemic

It’s safe to say this year has been one of the most difficult years the tourism industry has ever experienced. As a PR agency specialising in working with travel and lifestyle brands, we’ve certainly had our share of some of low points. However, we’ve thankfully had first-hand involvement of several of the highs.

So, to end the year on a positive note, we wanted to share our learnings on how the team at GEC PR has successfully handled the PR and Marketing for one of our destination clients, the Maldives Tourist Board.

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Discover Why Philadelphia Is Known As The ‘Mural Capital Of The World’

Unknown to many UK travellers, Philadelphia is home to the US’ largest public art program, offering visitors to the city the opportunity to see these outdoor murals on guided and self-guided tours, by foot, trolley, train and even Segway. Continue reading

Women In Travel (CIC) Announces Autumn Partnership With WTM London To Promote Allyship And Foster Greater Diversity In The Travel Industry

Women in Travel (CIC), the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women through employability and entrepreneurship in the travel industry, has announced it will partner with World Travel Market (WTM) London to host a series of webinars on race, allyship, risk and diversity in the travel industry.

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Surprising Insights from a Staycation Holiday to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales

In late 2019, I booked a holiday to visit the seaside city of Split in Croatia for August this year. With my accommodation booked, I was counting down the weeks until we could explore the city and its surrounding area and had even planned a day trip to visit the nearby Bosnian town of Mostar.

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GEC PR Retained As UK Representatives Of Maldives Marketing And PR Corporation (MMPRC) For Fourth Consecutive Year

Following a competitive pitch process earlier this year, Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation (MMPRC), the national tourism office responsible for the promotion of the Maldives, has once again appointed travel specialists GEC PR as the UK representatives for the destination.

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Queer Eye In Philadelphia: How To Follow In The Fashionable Footsteps Of The ‘Fab Five’

Combining their dining, fashion, culture, interior design and grooming expertise, the fifth season of Netflix’s Queer Eye sees presenters Tan, Antoni, Karamo, Bobby and Jonathan work with small business owners across the East Coast city of Philadelphia to boost the confidence of 10 incredible locals.

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