Archive for October, 2012

 
If You Need PR, Catapult Can Probably Provide It!

October 30th, 2012

If You Need PR, Catapult Can Probably Provide It!

I attended a networking meeting this morning in Lancashire and was asked to say, in just a few seconds, what sort of public relations work I can handle.  I tried to answer this by explaining that it’s fundamentally down to […]

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Find Your Goth Kids’ Eden In The ‘Twilight’ Destination!

October 29th, 2012

Find Your Goth Kids’ Eden In The ‘Twilight’ Destination!

Last week myself, and others attending the Eden Tourism Summit, were given the opportunity to pre-view some of the fabulous restoration work that has been going on at Lowther Castle and Gardens, near Penrith, (not to mention bagging the stunning […]

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Treat Your Imagination To A Chocoholic Frolic!

October 25th, 2012

Treat Your Imagination To A Chocoholic Frolic!

I’m having a great response to this press release for a food and travel PR client today, which is really giving me a buzz, as it’s such a great product to handle. It’s just a pity that all the chocoholics […]

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Tourism Attractions Need To Pay Attention To Their Servicescape

October 23rd, 2012

Tourism Attractions Need To Pay Attention To Their Servicescape

One thing that always amazes me in the world of tourism PR is the way in which so many tourism attractions get it wrong when it comes to ‘delighting’ the customer.  I use this word cautiously, as I am frequently […]

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Don’t cut PR during a recession – boost it!

October 22nd, 2012

Don’t cut PR during a recession – boost it!

Lancashire-based Catapult PR is reminding businesses wondering where to save money as they battle the recession that cutting the marketing budget is not the way to go.   Catapult, which works extensively in Cumbria and the North East, as well […]

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Do Pubs, Hotels and Restaurants Put Fields of Dreams Ahead Of PR

October 21st, 2012

Do Pubs, Hotels and Restaurants Put Fields of Dreams Ahead Of PR

Increasingly, it seems to me that Lancashire, Blackpool and the Fylde’s and even some Cumbrian pubs, pub chains, restaurants, hotels and attractions are Kevin Costner fans.  What do I mean by that?  Well, really that they’ve fallen in love with […]

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Vespas and Beach Huts: Icons and Institutions

October 12th, 2012

Vespas and Beach Huts: Icons and Institutions

Do iconic objects maintain their iconic status if you uproot them from their accepted location of authenticity and transport them to another place and time? Or is being an icon dependent upon remaining firmly at the centre of a certain […]

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Tourism Attractions PR Is ‘Just The Ticket’

October 8th, 2012

Tourism Attractions PR Is ‘Just The Ticket’

Lancashire PR consultancy Catapult PR is reminding tourism attractions, historic homes and gardens, zoos and theme parks seeking ideas-led public relations services that it offers a PR service that is ‘just the ticket’.   Several of the consultancies awards have […]

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