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Arundel Castle has appointed Midnight Communications to handle their media relations campaign

by on February 18, 2013 in Entertainment, Events & Awards, Lead story, Rock 'n Roll, TV, Uncategorized

Arundel Castle has appointed Brighton based Midnight Communications to handle its 2013 media relations campaign.

One of the largest inhabited and complete castles in England, Arundel is situated in magnificent grounds overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex. It was founded at the end of the 11th century by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel and today is the home of the 18th Duke of Norfolk and his family.  Further information on Arundel Castle and its 2013 event calendar can be found at www.arundelcastle.org [more…]

‘Destinations: Holiday and Travel Show’ with dancers, puppeteers and fruit carvers

by on January 24, 2013 in Events & Awards, featured item, Lead story, London & South East, Nuggets, Rock 'n Roll

Holiday event coming up...

2-4-1 show ticket offer, FREE oyster card holders and FREE noodles for commuters between 7am – 7pm

The Destinations Holiday and Travel Show, which takes place at London’s Earl’s Court 31 January – 3 February 2013, arrives in London in style this week with a taster event at Waterloo Station 24 January 2013.

Fruit carvers, puppet performances and regional dancers, courtesy of Tourism Thailand, will entertain commuters from 7am to 7pm and offer them a two for one (2-4-1) ticket deal to the Destinations Holiday and Travel Show at Earls Court 31 January – 3 February 2013.* Passers-by can also take home a travel inspired, branded oyster card holder and even dinner! Tourism Thailand will be handing out Thai noodles to cook at home. [more…]

Guest Post : Pursuing the American dream

by on January 2, 2013 in Lead story

If you are one of the many across the globe wishing to have a chance to live and work in the United States of America, be prepared to encounter fierce competition as the renowned Green Card is distributed on a quota basis.

Follow these tips to increase your chances of winning this hot ticket to success.

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“The North East could spearhead the UK recovery in 2013” / John Mowbray, NECC President

by on January 2, 2013 in Business, Latest News, Movers & Groovers, Northern England, Nuggets

The North East could spearhead the UK recovery in 2013 if its economic potential is realised, according to the region’s largest business membership organisation.

The North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC) today publishes “NECC’s Manifesto for Growth in 2013”, in which it sets four key areas that must be addressed if North East businesses are to maximise the potential of our location, diverse business base, international transport gateways, natural resources and skills base.

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The Masterclass events are stripped down, half-day events that drive your lead generation efforts

by on December 10, 2012 in Apps, Apps & Software, Events, Events & Awards, FaceBook, Gadgets, Google, iPhone, Lead story, LinkedIn, Metrics, Mobile, Mobile Marketing, Mobile/Tablet, Pinterest, Twitter, Websites

"Excellent presentations, senior level attendees and great interactivity" Nick Gee, Auto Trader

John Owen writes .. Finance & Retail Masterclass London

The Mobile Finance Masterclass The Mobile Retail Masterclass

Our first Masterclass events of 2013 take place in London on 29th January and are filling up quickly with leading finance and retail companies.

The Masterclass events are stripped down, half-day events that drive your lead generation efforts. By sponsoring you will get to give a short presentation championing your expertise in mobile, followed by six roundtable consultations with all the attending brands in the room.

Please contact Fraser McGruer on fraser@masterclassing.com or call him on 07903 704852 [more…]

VisitBritain has appointed Search Laboratory, to manage the multilingual search engine marketing for VisitBritain’s online shop

by on November 8, 2012 in Marketing, Nuggets, Search Marketing

VisitBritain, the national tourism agency, has appointed global search engine marketing experts, Search Laboratory, to manage the multilingual search engine marketing for VisitBritain's online shop.

Following a competitive tender involving the evaluation of six agencies, Search Laboratory has been awarded the two year contract to manage the site's search engine marketing requirements globally, across multiple foreign languages.

The VisitBritain Shop is part of a family of websites aimed at supporting British tourism and driving ticket sales around the world for a range of British tourism products, including travel and transport tickets, together with bookings for sightseeing tours and other popular tourist attractions.

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Check if you feature on this shortlist of the most innovative and original mobile marketing campaigns, solutions and apps

by on October 23, 2012 in Apps, Apps & Software, FaceBook, Gadgets, Google, iPhone, Lead story, LinkedIn, Metrics, Mobile, Mobile Marketing, Pinterest, Retail, Retail News, Small Business, Startups


Mobile Marketing magazine today revealed its shortlist of the most innovative and original mobile marketing campaigns, solutions and apps.

A chance to be recognised at the Effective Mobile Marketing Awards ceremony on 29 November at the London Film Museum.

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Christchurch launches creative campaign to win back Australian visitors / iris Sydney

by on September 26, 2012 in News you can use, Nuggets

Christchurch Mayor, Bob Parker is calling on Australia to lend the New Zealand city its Big Thing icons in the first phase of a new tongue-in-cheek campaign being launched today to encourage Aussies to return to Christchurch. [more…]

Suddenly have you got the urge to go to New Zealand? (new video)

by on August 29, 2012 in Lead story, Retail News, Rock 'n Roll

Unveil your very own Middle-earth experience in a place that will forever keep you under its spell. Your dreams are waiting right here in New Zealand.

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Tunisia visitor numbers for UK and Ireland soar / Fox Kalomaski Crossing

by on August 1, 2012 in Advertising, Marketing, News you can use, Retail News

Figures released this week by the Tunisian National Tourist Office (TNTO) show a dramatic increase in the first six months of this year, following a Fox Kalomaski Crossing advertising campaign with the theme ‘there’s more to celebrate’

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