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The Tourism Society is where individuals from across tourism come together (online and offline) for discussion, debate, to share views and knowledge, and to network.
It is the only professional membership organisation that represents all of tourism – across all disciplines, geography and career stages.
The diverse membership ranges from senior executives and academics, to self-employed entrepreneurs and tourism students.
Our existing membership represents tour operators, hotel chains, PR, marketing and representation companies, tourist attractions, national, regional and local tourist boards, restaurants, trade media, charities, consultants, academics, students and educational establishments, among others.
Join the Society
A professional identity including the use of initials MTS or FTS after your name.
Large LinkedIn networking group with over 20,000 tourism contacts.
Society Think Tanks
The opportunity to participate in or contribute to the Tourism Society's Think Tanks.
Discussions & meetings
A programme of discussions, meetings and debates on general and specialist interest topics.
Bi-monthly e-journal and e-newsletter with all the latest news and events from the society.
A variety of networking opportunities with fellow professionals from all tourism sectors.
Specialist Interest Groups
Join the Tourism Consultants Group. the Digital and PR specialist interest groups and regional chapters.
Access to up-to-date market intelligence.
We are delighted to invite you to join us for our next event “New YouGov Research: What Travelers Expect in 2021 and Beyond” next Wednesday, 12 May, at 1pm. YouGov’s Global Head of Travel & Tourism, Eva Stewart, will unveil and analyse its newest travel data, collected via a surveying nearly 150,000 prospective travellers and will take a…
Join guest speakers Richard Johnson, Head of Procurement at VisitBritain and Roger Carter of TEAM Tourism Consultancy for a session focused on the challenges of bidding for contracts in the UK and overseas. Richard has worked in public sector procurement for over 20 years. Prior to moving to VisitBritain he worked as a procurement consultant…
We are delighted to invite you to join us for our next event “What the Family wants from post-pandemic Travel” on Wednesday, 05 May, from 1-2pm with Andrew Dent Founder of Family Traveller, Ed Grenby Chief Content and Strategy Officer at Family Traveller, and Katie Bowman Editor of Family Traveller. Andrew and his team will discuss the changing attitudes of…