Mind the Gap

A big thanks to VisitEngland for this week’s event at the International Festival for Business. It was great to see lots of friendly faces amongst the audience, all gathering to join the debate on the tourism divide between London and the rest of the country. London is booming, it’s a powerful and seductive force, an iconic brand that draws people in from all over the world. So is the rest of England destined to sit in its shadow? Or can we capitalise on its success and use it as a springboard for the rest of the country? Tourism Minister Helen …