News Archive for March 2012

Work placements are looking bright for the RICC

Work placements are looking bright for the RICC

Date Published: Fri 30th March 2012

There has been a significant uptake of European work placements in recent years, according to the Training Partnership located in Torquay, and this can be seen as a direct result of organisations...

Youth welcomed at Tourism & Business Exhibition

Youth welcomed at Tourism & Business Exhibition

Date Published: Wed 28th March 2012

The English Riviera Tourism and Business Exhibition held in March has been hailed a success with visitor numbers up on the last 3 years. The visitors were primarily accommodation providers; however...

Keep Calm, here come chart-toppers McFly

Keep Calm, here come chart-toppers McFly

Date Published: Thu 22nd March 2012

CHART-TOPPERS McFly bring their Keep Calm and Play Louder tour to the Riviera International Conference Centre in Torquay on Sunday. The band are playing a tour of smaller venues across the UK, with...

RICC 'force for good' for Bay

RICC 'force for good' for Bay

Date Published: Fri 16th March 2012

THE 'biggest political football south of Bristol' is how retiring chairman Matthew Clarke described the Riviera International Conference Centre. The centre, originally known as the English Riviera...

Mollie aims for record with Mount Everest climb attempt

Mollie aims for record with Mount Everest climb attempt

Date Published: Wed 14th March 2012

A young woman from South Devon is to tackle Mount Everest to raise money for anti-poverty charity ActionAid. Mollie Hughes, 20, is a Lifeguard at Waves Leisure Pool and she is currently undergoing...

Free tourism exhibition is networking event of the year

Free tourism exhibition is networking event of the year

Date Published: Thu 8th March 2012

The English Riviera's hugely valuable tourism industry will be celebrating English Tourism Week and preparing for a great 2012 season at the South Devon Tourism and Business Exhibition. The free...