Posts Tagged ‘ Tourism Society. ’

A seaside czar

Jul 18th, 2016 | By
panoramic view of Blackpool

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) says we need a Seaside csar to help Britain’s ‘forgotten’ seaside towns fight back from ‘decades of decay’.



Supporting Welsh Tourism Growth

Aug 28th, 2010 | By

This story is a little different from the usual things you read here but I make no apology for including it. On this bank holiday weekend, there will be lots of people working in some aspect of tourism in Wales who will have ideas on how to improve things; to make that day-out, that stay, that attraction better or more appealing for us the visitor. And those ideas should be supported.
The Tourism Society in Wales offers a £5,000 award to someone,-anyone- to help develop a project that will improve, help or build tourism in the principality. You can be in business, in academic life or just that person with a great idea.



Locking Up Bankers

Jul 4th, 2009 | By

Staying with the annual meeting of the Tourism Society, there was another theme that appealed to me. This time it was from Iain Herbert of the Scottish Tourism Forum. The Forum is a government body that brings together different parties connected with tourism.He said that attractions, self- catering and hotels were doing well in Scotland at the moment but that growth was restricted because of a mindset. The press and the bankers were talking doom and gloom because that was the flavour of the moment.
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God Bless the People of England

Jul 3rd, 2009 | By

Last week the Tourism Society held its annual conference in a typical tourist venue, York.There was feeling that tourism was not hit as widely as some industries had been but the quote of the day went to Sir Thomas Ingilby whose family have lived at Ripley Castle in Yorkshire for over 700 years.“God bless the people of England,” he said “because they can do without a lot but they can’t do without a nice cup of tea.”He was referring to the fact that sales in
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