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Oxford Group Travel Showcase

Oxford Businesses get together to showcase the cities top Heritage Attractions. Another Chapter Turned for Tourism Industry.

Hawkwell House Hotel in Iffley Village, Oxford is to host some of the industry’s leading tour operators attending the much anticipated Oxford Group Travel Showcase on Monday 12th November.

Coordinated by the Bodleian Libraries and Steve Reed Tourism Ltd, the tour operators will stay and have dinner at the Hawkwell House on the Sunday 11 November. On Monday, they will join with day delegates for an informative and highly enjoyable showcase.

The event commences at 10.00 on Monday 12th November in the Old School Quad at the Bodleian Libraries where the guests will be introduced to the top attractions in the city of Oxford.

City Sightseeing Oxford will be providing transport for the group including a tour of the Oxford sights.

All arranged with the aim of generating new group bookings for the heritage attractions of Oxford, the tour buyers will commence their day on the Monday with a tour of the Bodleian Libraries. This will include the famous Divinity School and Duke Humfrey’s Medieval Library, as used in the Harry Potter films.

Before lunch in the Weston Library café, the VIP’s will have a bird’s eye view of the famous Oxford spires from the top of the adjacent Sheldonian Theatre.

On the agenda for the afternoon will be the Museum of the History of Science. The group of tour buyers will enjoy a tour of this unique attraction. The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivalled collection of early scientific instruments in the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum building.

And providing the finale to a great visit to Oxford will be the Oxford Castle and Prison. There, the delegates can enjoy a 360 degree panorama of Oxford, descend into the 900 year old crypt and can find out about the inmates of this well-known city landmark and tourist attraction. They’ll also be asked for their verdict on their showcase visit.

"We’re delighted to be working with excellent tourism partners in and around Oxford to showcase the great attractions the city has to offer. It’s great that we have the Hawkwell House Hotel, City Sightseeing Oxford, the Sheldonian Theatre, the Museum of the History of Science and the Oxford Castle and Prison partnering with us for this event." - Kate Del Nevo, Venue Hire and Marketing Manager at the Bodleian Libraries.

For more information, please contact the Tours Coordinator:
Tel: +44 (0)1865 287400
Email: tours@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Relevant Websites:

https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/whatson/visit

https://www.hawkwellhouse.co.uk/?utm_source=affilired

https://www.citysightseeingoxford.com/

http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/

http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/sheldonian/

https://www.oxfordcastleandprison.co.uk/

 

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