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East Anglia could be at the centre of a multi-million pound HBO miniseries following the story of two US airmen.

A north Norfolk farm has been named the best in the East of England in the tourism enterprise category of the 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards, also known as the rural Oscars.

Rail enthusiasts will be given a treat later this year when the 60163 Tornado puffs into Great Yarmouth.

East Anglia is hoping to become the next must-see destination for American visitors with a new campaign celebrating the special relationship.

East Anglia may benefit from a boost in US visitors following the announcement that Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg’s HBO miniseries, Masters of the Air, will focus on The 100th Bomb Group.

The increasingly popular Broads Outdoors Festival has been extended by a week due to organiser demand.

A tourism organisation in north Norfolk is urging businesses to join forces to shape the future of the tourist industry in the county.

The Mart is in town! Reporter Taz Ali found 10 things not to miss at this year’s fair.

High Street traders are predicting “tragic” consequences if the Government sees through plans to raise business rates by an average of 177% in Southwold.

A four-strong team of countryside rangers at Kelling Heath Holiday Park have been hard at work over the winter, maintaining and improving heathland at the popular tourist destination ready for it to reopen for the 2017 season.

Pleasure Beach boss Albert Jones is again bringing a landmark attraction to Great Yarmouth’s seafront in time for Easter.

Pleasure Beach boss Albert Jones is again bringing a landmark attraction to Great Yarmouth’s seafront in time for Easter.

A holiday park could be in line for a boost if plans for its expansion are approved.

They may be thousands of miles from their natural habitat but, for 200 animals native to South America, Amazona Zoo in Cromer is where they call home.

The owner of a popular city centre fish and chip shop is in the running for the accolade of England’s Tourism Superstar 2017.

This year’s Great Yarmouth Air Show has been axed due to the costs of installing bollards to stop terrorist atrocities similar to the horrific Nice attack.

Hoteliers have expressed their disappointment over the cancellation of this summer’s Great Yarmouth Air Show.

The decision to postpone the inaugural Great Yarmouth Air Show has been given full support by the town’s MP.

The inaugural Great Yarmouth Air Show has been postponed due to the costs of counter-terrorism measures and medical cover for the event.

Suffolk holidaymakers are being advised to invest in a ‘clean air’ sticker if driving to parts of France.

A crucial meeting about the future of the Great Yarmouth Air Show is believed to be being held in the town this morning.

The UK’s largest holiday park operator is planning major improvements at sites in Norfolk and Suffolk as part of a multi-million pound national investment.

Ambitious plans to build a £5m Premier Inn hotel, Beefeater restaurant, a cinema and casino on Great Yarmouth’s seafront have been unveiled today.

Norfolk and Suffolk seaside communities to benefit from government grant which could unlock treasure trove

Two Norfolk charity workers will have to wait until tomorrow for a flight home from The Gambia as the country is plunged into political unrest.

The repercussions of Brexit and accessibility will be among the topics covered by a survey which will build a picture of the region’s tourism.

Buoyant holiday firms are anticipating a bumper 2017 as year-on-year booking levels soar.

A move to make part of Sheringham a pedestrian-only zone has taken a step forward, with 5,000 copies of a survey due to be distributed to local homes and businesses at the end of the month.

One of Norfolk’s top tourist attractions is celebrating a record-breaking 2016, with visitor numbers up for the fifth year running.

If you haven’t taken a stroll through the Tunnel of Light in Norwich, today (Thursday, January 5) is your final chance.

A slump in the pound giving visitors more for their money could see the region enjoy a bumper year for tourism.

The transformation of a 700 year old tower is complete with vintage furniture and curious artefacts that are helping to secure its future and preserve the past.

Government funding for the Broads has been cut by £1m over the last five years, figures have revealed.

There was more than one unusual visitor to a coastal town on Christmas Day.

It’s that time of the year when shoppers start getting frantic as they stock up on presents to put under the tree.

A local group holiday firm is cashing in on a slice of the increasingly lucrative Chinese tourist market, which generated £586m nationally last year.

Families will get more opportunities to ride the Eaton Park miniature railway next year - after an unpopular decision which put the attraction off limits to the public once a month was reversed.

Norwich’s Castle/Arcade District has narrowly lost out in a national contest celebrating the country’s best high streets.

From the rise and fall of the Norwich skyline to the rolling Wensum Valley - there’s all manner of breath taking vistas around our region.

A landowner who blamed Brexit for his plan to host outdoor concerts at his Cromer estate is now set to launch what he claims will be the town’s only campsite.

The railway minister has given his support to a vision to regenerate Lowestoft railway station.

With millions of disabled tourists contributing billions to the economy, attraction owners and accommodation providers are waking up to the importance of accessibility. But, as Lauren Cope reports, there is much more to be done.

Thousands of extra visitors are exploring Norwich’s shops, cafés and sights as footfall booms, bucking a national trend of faltering high streets.

Not to be outdone by neighbouring villages that trim up for Christmas, Caister is set to sparkle too.

Investment in luxury accommodation, no hassle travel and a move towards short breaks is fuelling a steep rise in the number of young people holidaying in the region.

After being postponed due to strong winds, the Christmas switch-on fireworks in Great Yarmouth are rescheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday, November 30).

From restaurants to reserves, beaches to Broads and parks to pubs, they all had a place at our tourism awards.

Faces behind some of Norfolk’s finest restaurants, parks, museums and attractions will gather by the coast for a prestigious awards ceremony.

A membership body promoting tourism in Norfolk has joined forces with colleagues in Suffolk to package the region as a whole.

Sport and leisure clubs are joining forces with hotels to benefit from well-positioned customers.

Norfolk Snowsports Club, only a few miles outside of Norwich, is doing its best to make skiers forget that they’re skiing down plastic matting, not powdery snow.

People visiting Broadland spent £127m in the district last year, as its tourism value jumped by 3.2pc.

Campsite - it is a word which for many will dredge up memories, whether fond or loathed, of family breaks and school trips, battles to put up a tent in the rain, beans over the fire and almost-clean shower blocks.

Tourism has been described as the key to economic growth in north Norfolk after new figures revealed the area attracted almost 8m visitors last year.

They are two easterly cities which, at first glance, do not appear to have much in common.

A holiday park which has hosted 57,000 visitors this year and boasts fun for all the family now has a coveted five star rating.

A £1.9m bid to develop the tourism potential of north Norfolk’s prehistoric past is set to take a mammoth step forward.

A balmy summer and Brexit shock made for a strong summer for Great Yarmouth’s tourism traders.

Hundreds of boaters sail through the only remaining lock on the Broads every year – but now more are to be encouraged to make the passage from the North Sea.

From tiger wandering spiders to seven-inch stick insects – thousands of creepy crawlies could soon go on display if an ambitious dream for an insect zoo in Norfolk is realised.

After Ben Fogle enjoyed a whistle-stop tour of Norfolk for a new promotional video, we’ve taken a look at some of the other films made to sell the region.

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