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Mystical glamping pods

21st July 2016

Pennine Pods Limited has launched a new product to cater for the fantasy accommodation market, taking glamping to a whole new level. The glamping pods are made from foam and fibreglass, and can be dug […]

Longlands Devon Gold Award
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First gold award for glamping

21st July 2016

VisitEngland has awarded the first gold award under its new glamping accreditation scheme. Longlands in Devon was the first site to be visited by Quality in Tourism, the independent assessment body that accredits on behalf […]

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Don’t Discount the Growth Programme

30th May 2016

“While there has been criticism of the government’s £177m Growth Programme, it shouldn’t be discounted if you are planning to develop a rural outdoor hospitality business in the next five years,” says Annie Hunter, a […]

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Tourism Awards adds Glamping

30th May 2016

VisitEngland has added a new category to its national tourism awards. The ‘Glamping Provider of the Year’ category will celebrate excellence in glamping provision in the 2017 round of awards. To be eligible to enter, […]

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50 Tonne Monster Move

30th May 2016

An embalmer from Enniscrone, Co. Sligo, Ireland, has moved a Boeing 767 aeroplane from Shannon runway to Enniscrone beach, and intends to convert it into luxury glamping accommodation. David McGowan took delivery of the 159ft […]

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NCASS Award Win

29th May 2016

The Nationwide Caterers Association (NCASS) has been named as the winner of the Business category in the Regulatory Delivery’s Primary Authority Awards. The awards are designed to recognise outstanding work by those involved in the […]

Farm Business Innovation Show
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Bye to Big Deposits

30th April 2016

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has advised over 100 function venues that insisting on large deposits and applying cancellation charges could breach consumer law. It recommends venues change their terms where necessary. The letters […]

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The Aeropod Touches Down

30th April 2016

DappR Aviation has unveiled its first Aeropod constructed from an Airbus A320 passenger jet. Having flown for the national airline of El Salvador as well as two different Turkish carriers, the aircraft was due to […]

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Online Guidance for CDM

30th April 2016

New guidance explaining how regulations which manage the health and safety of construction projects apply to the entertainment industry has been published. The online resource, created by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), aims to […]

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New Glamping Accreditation

30th April 2016

In response to the changing face of the glamping industry over the past 10 years Visit England, the national tourism board, has upgraded the criteria for accreditation and brought in benchmarking on quality and the […]