LONDON -- Marketing group British Heritage Cities announced at
World Travel Market here that it will re-launch an updated Web site
next month in an effort to sell more Americans on land-only
BritRail packages to its five historic U.K. member cities.
The redesigned British Heritage Cities site, at www.heritagecities.co.uk, also will feature a new
searchable database of events, and links to official city Web sites
maintained by members Bath, Chester, Stratford and York in England,
and Edinburgh, Scotland.
"The launch ... will mark the beginning of a concerted effort to
raise the profile of Britain's heritage cities worldwide," said
spokesman Colin Potts of British Heritage Cities.
BritRail's six-night "Britain's Secrets" packages combine
accommodations with breakfast, a one-day London Pass, four-day
standard BritRail FlexiPass, and sightseeing vouchers good for
Bath, Chester, Stratford and York.
BritRail, which pays agents 9% commission, also offers similar
packages to Edinburgh, Scotland.