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Latest Marketing Opportunities with Visit York

Make the most out of your Membership at Visit York and get involved! Browse the latest marketing opportunities below and find the best way of working together.

York Chocolate Trail - ready for Chocolate Week

40,000 copies of our new Chocolate trail will be printed and distributed in National Chocolate week: 9-15 October. New online pages at will help spread the word to chocolate lovers across Britain that York is the Chocolate City. Please do share the content using our city wide Twitter hashtag #Yorkchocolatecity.

Preview the trail here

Help make York top of the tree as the destination to celebrate Christmas!

Bookings for the York Christmas Guide have now closed but there are still plenty of opportunities to spread the word about your Christmas activities. Visit York members can promote their events free of charge online.

Christmas pages at are now live and just waiting for your events to make 2017 the best Christmas yet! The York Christmas Festival will run from 16 November to 22 December.

Simply log on and upload your events in the usual way via Guestlink. Any queries on how to use Guestlink - simply email or call on 08442 092555.


Year of the Viking

This year we’ll be celebrating the Year of the Viking - #yorkviking2017.

With the return of the annual Viking Festival from February 20-26, the re-opening of JORVIK on April 8 after a multi-million pound re-imagining and a new exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum, Viking - Rediscover the Legend, May 19 – Nov 5, this year will be packed with Viking themes and activities like never before.

Want to get involved? Send in your Viking content and connections in order to be part of this exciting campaign.

Email your Viking connections to


York – the Original City Adventure

Free Marketing Opportunity

Key ingredients in our marketing campaign, supported by City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council and Virgin Trains East Coast, will include:

• A brand new adventure video
• A new self-guided selfie trail
• National media partnership
• Dedicated PR campaign

We have developed a new section on detailing a new list of adventures for visitors to try. Everything from walking the catwalk at the Castle Museum ‘Shaping the Body exhibition’ to trying your hand at making chocolate at York’s Chocolate Story.

We want to hear about your adventures! Find out how to get involved here.


Looking for a new way to reward your most loyal customers?

Not to be confused with your own Visit York members Perks Card which offers Visit York members exclusive deals across York – the nationwide ‘Perks Loyalty App’ is a new opportunity to reward your most loyal customers.

The ‘Perks Loyalty App’ is a brand new way for you to promote your own loyalty scheme to locals, students and repeat visitors via their mobile devices. It is a mobile app designed for small and medium-sized businesses, allowing you to run bespoke loyalty campaigns to connect with and reward your customers.

Most loyalty programs fail because people forget or lose their loyalty cards. This is where the ‘Perks Loyalty App’ can help by enabling customers to store their loyalty in one place – their mobile phones. It is a community driven app that allows the customer to view all loyalty schemes available in that area, encouraging customers to shop locally.

Key benefits of the scheme include:
• Get to know your customers by name
• Reach out and target customers not in store
• Collate data on customer behaviour
• Gain wider exposure and new customers

Visit York members can join Perks Loyalty for free or take advantage of a one month free trial on the premium model – which gives you access to an added value marketing kit and analytics reporting.

To register and sign up to Perks Loyalty today visit or call 0113 350 2630.


Visit York Member contact

For all enquiries, please contact the Visit York Business Engagement Team:

Tel: 01904 554650  |  Email:

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