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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.
SAVE THE DATE Announcement of Lester Borley memorial symposium on 29 April 2022 “Tourism 2030 and Beyond: New Normal or Total Transformation?” Tourism Society Scotland is organising an international symposium on the long term future of tourism, in the light of the huge upheavals of the COVID-19 pandemic and the concept of ‘build back better’. The symposium…
The next Tourism Society AGM will be held virtually on 09 September from 2-3 pm, followed by virtual networking from 3-4 pm. The collective and individual contributions by members to the Society have never been so important and will continue to help us shape our future focus. The AGM will be chaired by our President,…
The Tourism Society are delighted to invite you to join them for their virtual event on 30 September, at 1pm. 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. Now we hear about the craft and…