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The North’s Secrets Exhibited to National Tourism Buyers by @northernsecrets

Northern Secrets flew the flag for north east tourism at ‘Excursions’ - an influential trade show in London with partner Durham Cathedral. The two organisations were the only representatives from North East England, hope to build on the success of north east tourism in 2014, when Visit Britain reported that the region had the strongest visitor figures since the onset of the 2008 recession.

Excursions is a must attend event to discover the latest UK group products. Aiming to attract and encourage more group visits to the region Northern Secrets spoke with more than 100 group organisers, many of whom had not been to this region before.

Alex Jacobs is the founder and managing director of Northern Secrets Ltd. He is extremely passionate about North East England also a Blue Badge tourist guide.

“Thousands of people holiday every year as part of a group and we want to make sure that people are considering North East England as a destination for their group’s trips in 2015 and beyond. This region has so much on offer and the show was a great opportunity to highlight the great itineraries that we can offer this important tourism market. Within the group travel market there is still a strong demand for suppliers and buyers to meet face-to-face to do business and it is important that the north east is on show at these events.”

Established in 2008 Northern Secrets is a small tour company based in Newcastle that specialises in trips and tours to Northern Britain. Bringing over 7000 people to the region every year it provides quality bespoke group holidays. It aims to not only bring people to the region but to let them really experience the north east. For more information: