Welcome to the Visit Oxfordshire Press & PR Area
We are here to bring journalists the latest tourism developments and holiday ideas from the Visit Oxfordshire. Each year we host writers from the press, television and radio.
If you are looking for new reasons to write about Oxfordshire, or have a specific press enquiry please contact Visit Oxfordshire's Press Contact: Heather Armitage Tel 01865 252505
We look forward to welcoming you to Oxfordshire.
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Visit Oxfordshire are delighted to assist in suggesting or arranging itineraries for tour operators and travel writers visiting Oxford and Oxfordshire. We work with VisitBritain, VisitEngland and Tourism South East who vet and refer journalists to Visit Oxfordshire. We are also approached by journalists direct.
To facilitate arrangements journalists are asked to provide as much information as possible on their requirements and brief. This information is passed to the Partners who are invited to host a visit.
Visit Oxfordshire also deal with general press enquiries - often several in one day.
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Visit Oxfordshire are pleased to assist with requests to film in Oxford and Oxfordshire where the aim is primarily tourism promotion. It may be possible for the on-street filming fee to be waived. Each request is considered individually. The colleges and University normally charge a fee for filming.
Visit Oxfordshire has a destination presense on the VisitEngland Images website. An online image library with a collection of images including Oxford and Oxfordshire available to download free of charge.
Visit Oxfordshire also holds high resolution images of both Oxford and Oxfordshire which may be used free of charge provided that the correct credit is given and that a hard and/or e-copy of the item is sent to Visit Oxfordshire on publication. Email requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
26,017,000 Total number of visitors (Day & Staying, UK & Domestic)
£1,743,519,000 Total value of Tourism in 2011 (1.7% increase compared to 2010)
29,633 actual jobs created due to tourism
Please supply your name, publication name or freelance, email address and details of any topic of special interest.
Public contact: Oxford Visitor Information Centre, Tel: 01865 252200, email: email@example.com
Press contact: Heather Armitage, Tourism Officer- Visit Oxfordshire, Tel: 01865 252505, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For destination information and your free guide to Oxfordshire, please contact: Oxford Visitor Information Centre, Tel: 01865 252200, email: email@example.com or visit the website at www.visitoxfordandoxfordshire.com.