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BFG locations manager praises Scotland's landscape - BBC News

BFG locations manager praises Scotland's landscape - BBC News | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
The locations manager for Steven Spielberg's latest movie, The BFG, says Scotland provided the perfect landscapes for scenes in the film.
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New cruise visits famous film locations but you must pass a TEST first

New cruise visits famous film locations but you must pass a TEST first | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
The Bolsover Cruise Club journey takes in locations of 13 movies, including The Beach near Phuket (pictured) and Spiderman in New York. It costs £104k and travellers need to pass a movie test first.
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Star Wars crowns a stellar year for the West's film production sector

Star Wars crowns a stellar year for the West's film production sector | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
"And the Oscar for the best location in the country to film movies in 2015 goes to... the West Country". It is no exaggeration to say that 2015 was a stellar year for the West Country's...
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The stunning locations cashing in on Britain’s film and TV fame

The stunning locations cashing in on Britain’s film and TV fame | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
Tourism chiefs hope ‘set-jetting’ will drive visitors out of London and into the regions as film production in the UK intensifies
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Tweets about Harry Potter and Sherlock are free advertising for London

Tweets about Harry Potter and Sherlock are free advertising for London | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
Fans discussing their top films and shows on social media has lead to tourism booms, with Game of Thrones benefitting Malta and Harry Potter raising the profile of London.
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Bid to put East Lothian on big screen

Bid to put East Lothian on big screen | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
A MAP of a Scottish ­landscape that has featured in a host of Hollywood films and TV productions has been produced in a bid to attract tourists to the area.
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Scotland anticipates film tourism boost as Outlander launch approaches

Scotland anticipates film tourism boost as Outlander launch approaches | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it

Scotland is anticipating a film tourism boost as the launch date approaches for TV miniseries Outlander. Based on novels by Diana Gabaldon, the show filmed on location near Glasgow and tells a time-travelling story that flits between World War II and the mid-18th Century.

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After the Wrap: The Post-Shooting Life of Sixteen Film Sets

After the Wrap: The Post-Shooting Life of Sixteen Film Sets | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
A big part of any film’s budget concerns the set — finding and renting a location, altering its look, and sometimes building the whole thing from scratch. Usually the crew strikes everything after filming wraps...
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Game of Thrones fever hits a new high with Northern Ireland tourist map, a glossy cover shoot and possible movie

Game of Thrones fever hits a new high with Northern Ireland tourist map, a glossy cover shoot and possible movie | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
As excitement over the new series of Game of Thrones reaches unprecedented levels, it seems everyone wants a piece of the action.
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13 of the Best Film and TV Tours Around the World

13 of the Best Film and TV Tours Around the World | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it

Taking a vacation can be all about escape - and the same can be said about losing ourselves in the movies and TV shows we love. 

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Top 5 Travel-Inspiring Movies 2013

Top 5 Travel-Inspiring Movies 2013 | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
This year’s list of travel-inspiring films was challenging but after some deliberation, we have decided the following five films best capture the locations where they were filmed and make us want to go there, too!
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New Zealand film tourism uses The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

New Zealand film tourism uses The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it

An extensive film tourism campaign is promoting the New Zealand filming locations used in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. The movie is the second in Peter Jackson’s epic fantasy trilogy following hobbit Bilbo Baggins and a band of dwarves as they encounters the dragon Smaug.

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Northern Ireland to use Game of Thrones locations to boost tourism

Northern Ireland to use Game of Thrones locations to boost tourism | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
Tourism Ireland is hoping to emulate New Zealand's Lord of the Rings success by tempting fans of Game of Thrones to visit the locations used in the fantasy series.
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Hopes rise for big friendly tourist boost to screen locations of Roald Dahl’s children’s classic

Hopes rise for big friendly tourist boost to screen locations of Roald Dahl’s children’s classic | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
VisitBritain believes new film of The BFG will join Harry – and Beatrix – Potter in raising numbers
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Goonies House Shut Down by Angry Owner

Goonies House Shut Down by Angry Owner | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
The Goonies house from the 1980's Richard Donner-directed classic has been shut down after the owner was sent over the edge by fans.
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Father takes family on 'epic road trip' to 250 film locations

Father takes family on 'epic road trip' to 250 film locations | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
Since their journey began five years ago the Pace family has visited some of the world's most popular film locations and some lesser-known ones, including a few that hold sentimental value.
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Revealed: The real value of having a hit film or TV show in your town

Revealed: The real value of having a hit film or TV show in your town | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
Access all the latest news - find out about activity across Film London and what's happening in the wider industry.
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New interactive map plots Paris film locations

New interactive map plots Paris film locations | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it

Visitors to Paris often say that walking through the capital’s historic streets is like being on a film set. 

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Map highlights city film locations

Map highlights city film locations | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it

A map available online and in print allows film fans to visit the Edinburgh locations used in a number of Hollywood blockbusters.

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Breaking Bad to Breaking Good: TV hit attracts tourists to New Mexico

Breaking Bad to Breaking Good: TV hit attracts tourists to New Mexico | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
Fans of the TV series Breaking Bad may have begun finding new programmes to obsess over after its final episode, but its legacy lives on in  Albuquerque. Rather than giving the US city a bad reputation for drug-dealing, it appears set to draw in new swathes of British tourists.
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Scotland Organizes James Bond Tours In Bid to Boost Russian Tourism

Scotland Organizes James Bond Tours In Bid to Boost Russian Tourism | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it

Scotland will start offering Russian holiday operators a guided tour of places connected to James Bond next month in a bid to attract more Russian tourists, a news report said.

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Lady Chatterley film brings Nottinghamshire tourism hopes

Lady Chatterley film brings Nottinghamshire tourism hopes | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it

Tourism bosses say they will jump at the chance to cash in if a new movie adaptation of Lady Chatterley's Lover is filmed in Notts. 

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British TV Tourism Remains an Underexploited Economic Resource (Study)

British TV Tourism Remains an Underexploited Economic Resource (Study) | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it

Government agency Film London has suggested that TV shows airing during the holiday season, including Sherlock and Downton Abbey, could bolster so-called film tourism to the British capital and its economy.

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The forest where “The Hunger Games” is filmed saw a 31% increase in visits last year

The forest where “The Hunger Games” is filmed saw a 31% increase in visits last year | Screen Tourism | Scoop.it
Starring in a film has become a surefire way to boost tourism for a destination. The economic benefit to local economies is huge.
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