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Training Courses for Northumberland Tourism Businesses

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We are delighted to be working in partnership once again with Tourism Growth Ltd, who are running a series of training courses in the North East – specifically for tourism, hospitality and leisure businesses – throughout 2017/18.

Next Course: ‘Boosting Your Sales on Social Media’ | Crowne Plaza Newcastle | 6th July, 10.30am–4.30pm




The Topics to be Covered:

•    Building sales on Facebook
•    Reaching your audience on Twitter
•    Advertising on social media
•    Instagram promotions for your tourism business
•    Using Pinterest to maximise engagement
•    Embracing Google+ to improve search rankings
Who the Course is For:
•    Tourism business owners and managers
•    Sales and marketing executives and managers
•    Those with a direct responsibility for social media promotions, advertising and online marketing
•    Those already using social media for their business, but who want to take it to the next level – building brand, engagement, reputation and sales
Reviews for Tourism Growth Courses
“A fabulous training event today by Tourism Growth. It’s given us some great new sales and marketing ideas and techniques to implement. I’ve no doubt that the course will help us improve our sales and profitability.”
Emily Armstrong, Head of Event Sales, Newcastle Racecourse

“I loved the ease and speed with which the content was delivered. I know the trainer has run these sessions around the country – but he tailored everything he did to the Northumberland businesses attending and was completely interested in us!”
Lucia Bridgeman, Owner, Brunton House and Holiday Cottages, Alnwick

"The Tourism Growth social media training courses we attended were excellent. They've given us some great information and ideas which we're using with Rick and Jill to benefit the business here at The Seafood Restaurant."
Serena Ryan, Training Manager, Rick Stein-The Seafood Restaurant, Padstow

“An excellent training course, very engaging and interesting. Lots of useful tips to take away and put into action back in the hotel. The trainer was superb, a hotel sector specialist. Very enthusiastic and he really knew his subject.”
Lauren Colledge, Sales Manager, Lumley Castle Hotel, Chester-le-Street
“I really enjoyed this excellent Tourism Growth training course. I particularly liked the fact that it was personalised to the businesses attending. As a group of Northumberland tourism business owners, we got so much more out of it as a result!”
Gill Curry, Owner, Fenham Farm B&B, Beal, Berwick-upon-Tweed
“The trainer was fantastic, a sector specialist with great knowledge and enthusiasm. And really good, practical ideas. We already had a big audience on social media – but this has given us ways of building it up even more!"
Celyn Gurden-Williams, People Development, Beamish Museum, Co Durham
Next Steps
For more information on this course and details on how to book, please go to the dedicated page at the Tourism Growth website here: Boosting Your Sales on Social Media | Crowne Plaza Newcastle, 6th July
You can see more on all Tourism Growth’s training courses for North East tourism, hospitality and leisure businesses at the website here:
You can also call them directly on 01923 465522 – or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Special Price for Northumberland Tourism Partner Businesses
The special, discounted course delegate price for Northumberland Tourism business partners is £89 +vat – a saving of £40 +vat on the normal price.

To claim your preferential rate of £89 +vat please select Partner Rate: Northumberland Tourism when booking online.

This price includes the day’s course, lunch and refreshments at the Crowne Plaza Newcastle and a pack of information to take away at the end.

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