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All the latest tourism news from across the North East. Read the latest tourism stories, features and events from Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham.

Newcastle International Airport

Newcastle Airport urges more support for North East in £1m Heathrow competition

The North East is in with the chance of winning £1m of free advertising at the world's third busiest airport

Work on a £3.4m project at Seaham Harbours historic North Pier aimed at protecting the town from flooding and erosion is to get underway next week

Work to start on bolstering Seaham's flood defences

Coastal town's North Pier will be restored as part of £3.4million scheme

Stills taken from Newcastle In Motion by Jack Fisher

How Newcastle University graduate is making a business from hyperlapse film technology

22-year-old Jack Fisher who wowed the city with a video of iconic Tyneside sites discusses how his business is growing rapidly

People walking at Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland

Northumberland and Durham vying for national tourism prize

Both Northumberland and County Durham will battle it out for the Best UK Holiday County/Destination 2014

People walking at Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland

Wind turbine proposal close to Hadrian's Wall set to get the green light

Plans for two wind turbines close to Hadrian's Wall look set to be given the green light, despite fears over their proximity to the site

Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside

Sean Bullick: My vision for NewcastleGateshead Quayside

The Chief Executive of NE1 Ltd explains his vision for the Quayside following the Live Theatre's final piece of the jigsaw gaining permission

Hadrian's Wall

Game of Thrones writer reveals Hadrian's Wall inspired hit TV series

The inspiration for The Wall in the best-selling books and TV series Game of Thrones was Hadrian's Wall reveals author George RR Martin

Ron Hutchinson, playwright, and Victoria Fischer, actress, who are behind the play Flying Into Daylight

Tango play set for world premiere in Newcastle

Playwright Ron Hutchinson based new play Flying Into Daylight on the real life story of Victoria Fischer

Brenda Blethyn as DCI Vera Stanhope

Vera credited with bringing more tourists to Northumberland

TV detective Vera has had a positive impact on visitor numbers in Northumberland, tourism bosses have said

Jeff Sutheran, Jill Sutheran (St Cuthbert's House), Barbara Manners, Simon Manners (Seafield Caravan Park)

Double joy as Seahouses tourist business land national awards

Seahouses has double reason for celebration after two of its tourist businesses landed national awards

Bernie Callaghan: We need to boost UK tourism through sports

I've just returned from Trinidad, visiting partner colleges and meeting students studying for our degrees while living and often working in Trinidad and Tobago

Northumberland Dark Sky Park

Bright ideas for North East businesses to make the most of Dark Sky status

Businesses in the North East are being urged to make the most of the International Dark Sky Park status

Award-winning filmmaker Doug Allan with a Leopard Seal

Wildlife cameraman Doug Allan is focus of two North East events

Award-winning filmmaker is to give talks at Middlesbrough and Berwick about his work on BBC hits such as Human Planet and Frozen Planet

A DFDS ferry from Amsterdam heads into North Shields

Port of Tyne to welcome new cruise liners as business booms

As the region celebrates English Tourism Week, Port of Tyne have revealed that two new cruise companies will operate from North Shields

Hadrian's Wall

Northumberland National Park will oversee Hadrian's Wall path

Northumberland National Park has been asked to take over the care of a cross-country path following the collapse of a tourism body

Aerial views of Newcastle International Airport

Labour MP joins Newcastle Airport staff to launch English Tourism Week

Newcastle Labour MP Catherine McKinnell turned customer service apprentice yesterday to help launch English Tourism Week

North Tyneside Council hope to bring a seafront transport system from Tynemouth to Whitley Bay from spring 2015

North Tyneside Council proposes land train transport idea for coastal strip

The North Tyneside coast may get a land train if proposals by North Tyneside Council go ahead

Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall Trust to close down after English Heritage pulls the plug on support

English Heritage said it has to withdraw funding for Hadrian's Wall Trust leaving staff with an uncertain future

Polar Explorer Conrad Dickinson and Tony Gates, Chief Executive of Northumberland National Park Authority at Steel Rigg, Hadrian's Wall

Tourism row as Northumberland blocked from Government cash bid

Northumberland as been told it will not create enough tourism jobs to justify a bid for Government cash


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