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Caravan tax threat to tourism industry

Holiday park owners worried by Government plans to change tax rules to bring static caravans into line with touring caravans.

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New tourist information centre for Tavistock

The town recently lost its Tourist Information Centre Credit: ITV News West Country

Tavistock's new self-service tourist information centre opens today, in the corner of a shop. It's replacing the town's old information centre which was closed by the council to save money. Local businesses have also trained staff to become tourism ambassadors.

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SW tourism industry's bid to overcome floods

Key figures in the South West tourism industry have come together for a conference in Devon.

The meeting is updating tourism businesses about what is happening after the storms and flooding and the subsequent media coverage.

Industry leaders are discussing what is being done to get bookings moving again.

Tourism bosses are meeting in Devon to get bookings moving again after the floods. Credit: PA

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Bank Holiday brings in £73 million to the region

Bank Holiday brings in £73 million to the region. Credit: ITV News West Country

An estimated £73 million has been injected into Devon & Cornwall's economy because of the bank holiday, according to experts. Restaurants and accommodation businesses are said to have benefited the most. Experts believe more people are choosing to holiday in the UK than abroad.

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