Press Releases

Experience Oxfordshire announce Dominvs Group as Ambassador

Experience Oxfordshire, the Destination Management Organisation (DMO) for Oxfordshire is delighted to announce Dominvs Group as the latest edition to the Ambassador collection. Dominvs Group is a hotel, real estate and private equity family owned business which will develop and operate the new Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Oxford City Centre which will be opening…

Experience Oxfordshire Launch new Purely Pubs Walking Tour of the City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 16/08/2018 Oxford Official Walking Tours, which are run and managed by Experience Oxfordshire, have launched an exciting new Purely Pubs Tour of the City. This new tour is a modern twist on a conventional walking tour and a great way to explore the City of Oxford. Ideal for anyone interested in not…

Bob Cotton OBE announced as Inaugural Patron of Experience Oxfordshire

Experience Oxfordshire Press Release For immediate release: 05/07/2018 Bob Cotton OBE announced as Inaugural Patron of Experience Oxfordshire On the 5th July 2018, Experience Oxfordshire brought together key businesses and stakeholders from across Oxfordshire to launch their new Patron Scheme, with Bob Cotton OBE stepping up and leading the way as the first announced Patron. The…

Social Media – Staying Protected Partners Seminar

Conferencing partners, Eynsham Hall kindly hosted the Experience Oxfordshire Social Media – Stay Protected Seminar on the morning of Tuesday 19th June. The event presented by Prisca Bradley, Director at Hedges Law covered Social Media and privacy in an employment context. Prisca took the group through the Pros and Cons of Social Media and the…

Experience Oxfordshire win at Oxfordshire Business Awards

The Experience Oxfordshire team were delighted to be announced as winners of the Heart Cultural Events and Tourism Award at the 2018 Oxfordshire Business Awards held at Oxford Brookes University’s Headington Campus on the evening of Friday, 15th June 2018. It was a fantastic celebratory evening for businesses across Oxfordshire with guest host TV presenter…

Experience Oxfordshire Ambassador Dinner 2018

On 12th June, Experience Oxfordshire Ambassadors gathered at the stunning Macdonald Randolph Hotel for their annual Ambassador dinner. This was an opportunity for those businesses across the County that invest in and support the DMO to both network and find out about the work that Experience Oxfordshire have been undertaking as well as debating important issues….

Oxfordshire MPs welcome visitors to Oxfordshire as part of English Tourism Week

Experience Oxfordshire Press Release For immediate release: 24/3/18 Oxfordshire MPs welcome visitors to Oxfordshire as part of English Tourism Week Oxfordshire MPs welcomed visitors to Oxfordshire yesterday at tourism businesses throughout the County as part of VisitEngland’s national English Tourism Week. Organised by Experience Oxfordshire, the Destination Management Organisation for the County, MPs visited businesses…

Experience Oxfordshire celebrates English Tourism Week with offers for Oxfordshire residents

Experience Oxfordshire is partnering with tourism businesses across Oxfordshire to offer discounts to residents as part of VisitEngland’s English Tourism Week. The week-long celebration of English tourism runs from the 17th to 25th March with Experience Oxfordshire launching a campaign offering discounts to encourage residents to venture out and enjoy the wonderful array of things…

Experience Oxfordshire Conferencing Venue Heythrop Park Resort unveils new Wedding, Banqueting and Conferencing Space.

Experience Oxfordshire Conferencing Partner, Heythrop Park Resort, has announced the launch of their all new event space: The Archery Suite. The new space is a fixed marquee able to accommodate up to 1,000 people and is ideal for banqueting, weddings and conferences all year round. The Archery Suite is fully equipped with Wi-Fi, heating, and…

Experience Oxfordshire appoints Joanna Simons as new Chair of Board

Experience Oxfordshire, the Destination Management Organisation for the County, has announced the appointment of Joanna Simons CBE as the new Chair of the Board of Directors, who replaces the current Chair Professor Graham Upton who has held the position for the past five years. Joanna Simons brings a wealth of experience to the Experience Oxfordshire…

Dad’s Day Out: 8 great things to do with your Dad in Oxfordshire this Father’s Day

For immediate release: 15/06/17 Dad’s Day Out: 8 great things to do with your Dad in Oxfordshire this Father’s Day With Father’s Day coming, we’ve compiled a list of places to go and fun things to do to give all Dads a great day out this weekend. https://www.experienceoxfordshire.org/dads-day-out/ 1. Explore the vintage cars at Cogges…

Experience Oxfordshire launches new Visitor and Partner websites

Experience Oxfordshire has unveiled two new websites. This substantial investment has delivered two completely revised websites that feature a new design, content and user friendly navigation. The new visitor website aims to inspire and inform prospective visitors about all there is to see and do in the county. New features include the option to save…

Experience Oxfordshire announced as finalists in VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence

VisitEngland, the national tourist board has announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017 with Experience Oxfordshire named as a finalist. The winners of this prestigious accolade will be announced at the Awards ceremony on Monday 24 April at the Hilton Waldorf, London. Working collaboratively with industry, VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence celebrate the best…

Experience Oxfordshire further strengthens its Board of Directors with the appointment of Christopher Wigg and Dominic Hare

Experience Oxfordshire, the Destination Management Organisation for the county, has announced the appointment of Christopher Wigg and Dominic Hare to its Board of Directors. Dominic Hare, recently appointed as Chief Executive Officer at Blenheim Palace, has a long working background at the Palace, and has great experience of working with businesses across Oxfordshire and beyond….

Economic Impact Data Report: Oxfordshire’s Visitor Economy continues to Thrive

The Economic Impact Report of Tourism for Oxfordshire, a report commissioned by Experience Oxfordshire, has revealed a positive picture for tourism in 2015. The study showed that the sector supports 33,447 jobs in Oxfordshire, a rise of 4.2%. Further good news is the increase in overnight stays – a key driver for growth in the…