This morning Steve Brine MP brought Tourism Minister, Nigel Huddleston, to the city to visit some of our best known locations.
The Great Hall and Winchester Cathedral were on the schedule as the Minister came to push the Government's national tourism recovery plan.
Steve said; "It was great to have Nigel here and to show him some of the special places we have on offer. We do need to kick start domestic tourism after a terrible 15-months and there's no better place to start than Winchester.
"The fact remains, so much tourism is from overseas visitors and the locals tend to miss out because it's just where we live and our thoughts often turn to further afield. Out of necessity as much as anything else, it's time to change that in 2021 and, frankly, we need to because our tourism industry needs the help."
Andrew Bateman, Tourism Manager, from Hampshire County Council/Visit Hampshire joined the MP and the Minister on the visit.
Pictured; Steve and the Minister on both legs of the visit.
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