Experience Oxfordshire promotes group travel to the County with Oxford Castle Unlocked and Visit Abingdon

Jan 25 2018

Experience Oxfordshire, the County’s Destination Management Organisation, will be promoting Oxfordshire’s excellent hotels, tours, and attractions at Excursions group travel show at Alexandra Palace in London on the 27th January. Experience Oxfordshire will be joined at the event by Oxford Castle Unlocked and Visit Abingdon.

Speaking on behalf of Experience Oxfordshire Hayley Beer-Gamage, Chief Executive said:

“It’s vitally important to raise the profile of Oxfordshire as a must-see visitor destination and ensuring that Experience Oxfordshire has a presence at travel shows such as Excursions is key to this. Group travel is important to the County and Excursions is a great event for us to promote the benefits of staying longer in Oxfordshire and spending more in the local economy. We are delighted to be promoting Oxfordshire alongside our partners Oxford Castle Unlocked and Visit Abingdon.“

Saffron Bowdler, Sales and Marketing Manager at Oxford Castle Unlocked commented:

“Oxford Castle Unlocked is thrilled to be attending Excursions 2018 alongside Experience Oxfordshire. The event is key in connecting our attraction with thousands of group travel organisers from across the UK. We have an exciting year of activity planned at the Castle and the team can’t wait to share the stories and experiences that our historic site has to offer.”

Julie Downing, BID Manager at Visit Abingdon said:

“One of our key objectives is to market Abingdon to the widest possible audience and attending Excursions, the key group travel event in the UK is a key part of this plan. We see a real opportunity in promoting Abingdon’s attractions to group travel organiser while highlighting the town proximity and excellent transport links to Oxford.”

Excursions is the premier national group travel trade show where over 1200 group organisers, coach, and tour operators meet face-to-face with over 300 attractions, destination partners, and fellow tour operators.



For more information contact:

Martin Walker
Phone: 01865 686433
Email: martin.walker@experienceoxfordshire.org / press@experienceoxfordshire.org

Experience Oxfordshire is the Destination Management Organisation (DMO) for Oxfordshire. We are a not-for-profit partnership organisation committed to the promotion, management, and development of Oxfordshire as a great destination to live, work, visit and do business. We have a growing partnership network of businesses spanning all parts of the visitor economy, and through effective collaboration, we are all working to ensure Oxfordshire becomes a leading destination for tourism, culture, and business.


For more information and inspiration on what to see and do in Oxfordshire go to www.experienceoxfordshire.org