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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.
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We are delighted to invite you to join the Tourism Society at 1pm on Wednesday 23 June to hear from Joshua Ryan-Saha, the Director of Traveltech for Scotland, who will be speaking about Collective Technology for Tourism Recovery. “Technology in this decade doesn’t need to look like the technology of the last. We can create…