The Tardis landing at Park Hall Hotel?

Is this the filming of the next series of Doctor Who? Where was I? Yes……I really was at the Lancashire and Blackpool Tourist Board’s Members’ Meeting. The sound of the Tardis kept me engaged through a whistle stop tour of building control, whisking me from historic Iran, Victorian Britain through to modern day Lancashire. The presentation given by Chris Shuttleworth gave members an opportunity to ask questions about all of the strange building rules that seemed to restrict their business’ development.

Members then had an overview of Visit Lancashire’s new branding which included the unveiling of a new logo, a sneak preview of some gorgeous images and how the board is now talking to visitors with a new emotional tone. Those members in the audience with a heritage connection were then excited by the opportunities around the Heritage Revealed campaign. Copies of those presentations can be found on our corporate website.

Did you attend the members meeting? What was the most useful piece of information you received? Have you any suggestions for future meeting? If so, please email them to Also please add your comments to this blog.

Tip of the meeting: A member found out how they could sell their rooms online by talking to the online team and then they were able to ask questions of a fellow member that already uses that particular system.

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Zoe Viney