Dec 27 2018

Wild Art in an Oxfordshire Winter

As we see the New Year in here in Oxfordshire, there’s a wildness to the art across the county this month to match the winter weather whilst other shows promise warmer days to come. The perfect mid-winter contemplation, a thought-provoking multi-media show in Summertown’s The North Wall, is a project conceived during research for a…

Dec 21 2018

Macdonald Randolph Hotel Unveils New £100k Ballroom

Oxford’s leading five-star hotel, Macdonald Randolph Hotel, has transformed its grand ballroom after a £100,000 investment. The extensive remodel, which took just three months to complete, saw the spacious function suite undergo a complete refurbishment, including customised carpets and wallpaper using the Acanthus leaf, the plant which inspired the name of the hotel’s restaurant. Beautifully…

Dec 06 2018

Feed Your Face at Dirty Bones Oxford with Holiday Specials and Exclusive Festive Cocktails

Dirty Bones, NYC-inspired comfort food and cocktail concept, launch Holiday Specials. In a bid to save diners from the tired turkey dinner, Dirty Bones Holiday Specials are all about the kind of comfort food we really want for Christmas. Festive favourites with a Dirty Bones twist include Braised Lamb Neck with a caramel BBQ glaze…

Dec 06 2018

Oxford Visitor Information Centre wins Top Tourism Award

Oxford’s Visitor Information Centre has been named Information Service of the Year at last night’s Beautiful South Awards for Excellence which were held at the Grand Hotel Brighton, while Experience Oxfordshire’s ‘Oxford Official Walking Tours’ was awarded Highly Commended status for Guided Tour of the Year. The awards recognise and celebrate excellence in the tourism…

Dec 05 2018

International Travel Trade Activity

We have recently attended overseas travel trade missions out in the USA and China with VisitBritain. These were a great opportunity to talk to buyers and media about our destination and our partners. Over 140 meetings were conducted during this time. In addition this we also conducted a visit to Canada where we visited travel…

Dec 05 2018

USA Tourism Leader Visits Oxford

Experience Oxfordshire were delighted to welcome Gavin Landry, the Director and Executive Vice President of VisitBritain Americas, to Oxford on the 28th October 2018. The visit was negotiated by Chief Executive of Experience Oxfordshire, Hayley Beer-Gamage, following on from increased activity in the USA market and a recent travel trade mission on territory. The VIP…

Dec 04 2018

Oxfordshire is Home to UK’s Third Best Restaurant

Oxfordshire’s Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons has today been named third best-rated restaurant in the UK, according to the 2018 Travellers’ Choice Awards, announced today by the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor. As well as finishing up third in the UK fine dining restaurants rankings, Raymond Blanc’s Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons is named eighth…