DIGITAL BOOST FOR BUSINESSES IN CORNWALL
PUBLISHED: 18:07 30 September 2016 | UPDATED: 12:36 30 August 2017
Business in Cornwall can now showcase the cultural and creative life of the county to visitors and locals thanks to a new website widget’ developed by Cornwall 365 and the team at What’s On Cornwall.
Aimed at all businesses in the tourism sector, this free, easy to use, customisable online tool will showcase the wide range of fantastic events in Cornwall on their websites, highlighting the rich experiences on offer across the county.
Businesses can choose what to display based on location, venue and event type, creating an at-a-glance overview, and also more detailed information.
Charlie Gray, Marketing Manager at Cornwall 365, says: “Cornwall is full of creative and cultural happenings, events and opportunities, and it’s our job to shout about it as well as encourage others to.
“The widget is a great way for the tourism and cultural industries to work together, driving increased audiences and footfall, new economic value and return visitors to the area, with benefits for all involved.”
“This means that whether guests or customers are arriving tomorrow, next week or next year, they can use the Cornwall 365 widget’ to plan their trip to Cornwall and get under the skin of what makes it such a culturally special place to be – 365 days of the year.”
Graphic Designer, Tim Hendy says: “The C365 widget represents a great way of having a tailored event feed on your website, adding an extra dimension for tourism based business to show their customers a wider breadth of events and activities close to them. Easy to set up, the widget has been a very popular section of the C365 website receiving more than 242 page views in July alone.”
The Cornwall 365 events widget is a free online resource for any Cornish-based tourism or cultural business who wants to show event listings in Cornwall.