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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.
The Tourism Society are delighted to invite you to join them for their next virtual event at 1pm on 14 July. Postponed until later in the year. The Power of Storytelling in Travel People love stories; they can’t help being drawn into them. Stories ignite the imagination and are the foundation of why people travel….
With England through to the semi-finals of the Euros on the same night as our cricket we’ve decided to postpone to the following week. So, we’ll still be at the Yorkshire Gentleman’s Cricket Club at Escrick Park near York for the Tourism Society Yorkshire’s annual cricket match but on Tuesday 13th July 2021. Join colleagues from our…
The Tourism Society and the ICOMOS-UK Cultural Tourism Committee discuss the impact of the “staycation boom” on UK’s cultural heritage About This Event As Coronavirus restrictions ease there has been speculation about a ‘staycation boom’, with significant visitation to outdoor spaces, from national parks to landscaped gardens and built heritage to play facilities, and everything…