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Excursions™ gets bigger and better for 2014

    Celebrating its 10th anniversary at Alexandra Palace, Excursions? 2014 will be bigger and better than ever before with a move into the Great Hall allowing more UK and international exhibitors plus an exciting array of new offers and benefits for visitors. Joey, the amazing life-sized puppet star of the acclaimed National Theatre production War Horse, will be officially opening the dynamic exhibition. For the first time, Visit England is going into partnership with the one day group travel show, which will be held on Saturday, 25th January 2014. This affiliation underlines the national tourist board?s aim to have a greater presence in the all-important group travel market. Visitors will be able to combine their visit to Excursions? with a great weekend away by taking advantage of Superbreak?s exclusive show offer, which gives visitors 10% off their London theatre and accommodation packages, or book a place on one of Excursions? new familiarisation weekends in Oxfordshire and Surrey. Group organisers invited to the show by their coach operators, will now be treated to an improved VIP welcome on arrival at Alexandra Palace and a Longleat Resort afternoon tea experience before their return journey. The already successful programme of free coach transfer services for visitors is being extended to over 50 pick-up points across the South East and East Anglia as well as to the north and west of London; the service calling at six central London main line railway stations has also been re-instated. More exciting announcements will be released in the lead up to the exhibition including details of the new ?Give IT a try? lounge, where group organisers can discover what?s on offer to assist them online. Excursions? is organised by Tourism South East and Group Travel Organiser magazine, and works in partnership with Visit England and London and Partners. Visitors can now register online at www.excursions.org.uk or call 023 8062 5516 to request a registration form. Everyone who pre-registers and comes along on the day can take advantage of fantastic show only offers. Organisations interested in exhibiting at Excursions? 2014 can find out more about the show and view a video of the 2013 show online. Follow Excursions? on Twitter @Excursionsshow; visit our Facebook page at ?Excursions: Group Travel Trade Exhibition? and join our Linked In group ?Excursions2014?