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  • Big Smiles in Belfast

    We’ve expanded overseas! The Welcome People are now in the vibrant city of Belfast, Northern Ireland, bringing the number of destinations where we operate to 22. After a competitive tender process, we were chosen by local Business Improvement District, Belfast One, to bring smiles to the streets of Belfast early in […]

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  • Shiny Happy People

      As summer fades into Autumn, we thought we’d spread a little sunshine and share some happy moments from our wonderful teams across the UK. These are The Welcome People.  108 of the most fantastic, friendly, multi-talented and multi-lingual people you’re ever likely to meet. Look out for them in […]

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  • Time to Celebrate

      It was 5 years ago this month that our ‘pioneers’ first put on their bowler hats and faced the general public in central London.  We thought it was time to Celebrate! The Welcome People launched its unique service 10 months before the London Olympics, offering a friendly, mobile, street-based […]

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  • Sloane Street Sign

    Sloane Street Ambassadors – How The Welcome People Impressed

    Sloane Street was developed by Henry Holland for the 1st Earl Cadogan (1728-1807). Charles ‘Sloane’ 1st Earl Cadogan sold the development lease to Henry Holland in 1777. Sloane Street today is home to the world’s leading fashion houses and on a day-to-day basis The Welcome People Ambassadors greet an average 200 visitors. Find out how they impressed the Estate Improvement Manager at The Cadogan Estate.

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  • The Welcome Ambassadors in Leeds

    Launching The Welcome Ambassadors in Leeds

    The launch of The Welcome Ambassadors in Leeds marks a further significant step in the growth of The Welcome People, and consolidates its offering in the Northern Powerhouse.

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  • Heart of Manchester Ambassadors

    The Heart of Manchester BID

    The Welcome People provide a team of 6 Ambassadors and a dedicated site manager provide visitor welcome, business visits, environmental reporting and council liaison services covering the central shopping district for the Heart of Manchester BID and other CityCo partners.

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  • Victoria BID Ambassadors

    Victoria BID & The Welcome People Ambassadors

    The Welcome People currently provide 7 ambassadors, speaking 7 languages, offering visitor welcome services 7 days a week across the 110-acres covered by Victoria BID. Read the full case study here...

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  • Canterbury Ambassador Programme Team

    The Canterbury Ambassador Programme

    After just 6 months of running the Canterbury Ambassador Programme, the team has logged over a 1,000 business visits and welcome over 18,000 visitors in the city centre, providing a friendly and knowledgeable first impression to tourists, business visitors and locals alike.

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  • VisitEngland Screenshot

    VisitEngland Awards – We are off to Blackpool

    2016 has got off to a fantastic start with news that, for the second year running, The Welcome People have reached the final of the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence. The VisitEngland Awards for Excellence are firmly established as representing the highest accolade in English tourism and we’re over the moon to have reached the final again, in the category of Tourist Information Provider of the Year.

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  • The Colmore BID Ambassadors

    Colmore BID – the commercial heart of Birmingam

    As Colmore BID neared its second term it became evident that a stronger ‘on the ground’ service and dedicated team to meet and greet visitors was needed. Investigation the options available the Colmore BID team came across The Welcome People Ambassador programme. The smart and professional appearance of The Welcome People’s Ambassadors was seen to set the right tone. Read our full case study here...

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