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Dumfriesshire Tourism Conference

The conference is timed as the last major industry gathering before the main tourism season starts, and is focused on how every business can play its part in efforts to build the region as a tourism destination.

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Tourism conference aims to find ways of getting more out of tourism for Dumfries and Galloway

The area's beautiful countryside could lure more toursts Credit: PA

Destination Dumfries & Galloway (DD&G), the region's private sector led tourism industry organisation has organised the conference.

It's titled 'Lets ALL make D&G a Tourism Destination' and calls for every business to play its part in building the tourism trade.

It includes keynote speakers and show visitor research carried out by Destination Dumfries and Galloway.

Duncan McConchie, Vice Chair of DD&G and Managing Director of Laggan Outdoor said:

"The key message of this conference is that it's up to every individual tourism business in the region to be part of developing Dumfries and Galloway as a tourism destination."

The day will also give information on projects that are under way to attract more visitors to Dumfries and Galloway.

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