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The Changing Culture of Cities [Thursday, October 5, 2017]

When I go to a conference these days I want to take away one new idea, thought or piece of […]

Amsterdam and Rotterdam – overtourism and undertourism? [Tuesday, September 26, 2017]

‘Overtourism’ has been very much the narrative of the summer.  From Venice to Skye the media have been picking up […]

Ten houses with delicious stories [Friday, August 25, 2017]

Our associate director and specialist in heritage attractions Graham Nicholson has made his pick of houses with delicious stories, for […]

What next for our cultural attractions? [Wednesday, August 9, 2017]

What better way to muse on this question than attend one of the rather superb Museum Next conference series?  So […]

Ten intriguing visitor attractions [Tuesday, July 4, 2017]

Summer’s here – peak time for visitor attractions – and the team at Blue Sail has come up with a […]

Top 10 places to meet [Tuesday, June 6, 2017]

Blue Sail’s Associate Director and business tourism guru Adam Bates has chosen his 10 favourite UK meetings venues for the […]

I took the road less travelled….and ended up in a traffic jam [Thursday, May 18, 2017]

There was a great Guardian article recently that highlighted the results of a recent survey showing consumer spending on goods […]

10 Inspirational People, 10 Glorious Gardens [Monday, May 1, 2017]

Blue Sail is 10 years old this year, and to celebrate we’re publishing an original series of personal “Top 10s”.  […]

Top 10 captivating events [Thursday, March 30, 2017]

To celebrate Blue Sail’s first 10 years we’re publishing a series of “Top 10s” throughout 2017 … So here’s a […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US! [Tuesday, February 21, 2017]

  Blue Sail is 10 years old, and we’re marking our first decade with a series of Top 10 blogposts […]

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