Project Director Sarah Dance looks at the stats behind the project vision. As part of the Culture Kent project, extensive research was carried out for the first time to discover more about cultural tourists visiting Kent. From the findings, we discovered that cultural tourists have a higher propensity to stay longer when visiting the county … Continue reading Cultural tourism – what we know
Performance in the tourism sector can change as quickly as the weather, so good, timely information is needed to support tourism businesses and the industry in strategic and operational decision-making processes. Visit Kent's monthly business barometer provides feedback from tourism businesses and generates a simple 'snapshot' of the county's tourism industry performance. Read the latest … Continue reading Visitor economy performance
Project Director Sarah Dance shares her reasons why collaboration should be at the heart of every project. “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” Aristotle "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much" Helen Keller T.E.A.M – together, everyone achieves more We’ve all heard these popular phrases before, … Continue reading The Power of partnership working
Project Director Sarah Dance makes the case for cross-sectoral working and the huge benefits it can bring to local economies. I feel extremely privileged to have worked with Turner Contemporary and Visit Kent (Go To Places) on the Culture Kent project for the last three years and now England's Creative Coast. The project has the potential … Continue reading Cultural tourism – why bother?