Events throughout the year - online and offline

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Throughout the year the Tourism Society and its special interest networks organise multiple live and virtual events from panel discussions to an annual conference. These events are a perfect opportunity to learn, grow your network and have a good time. Most events are open to the industry with members getting priority and a discounted rate.

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Big Data – How is it being used in tourism planning, management and marketing around the world and to what effect?

The committee of the Tourism Consultants Network (TCN) is pleased to invite you to our next virtual event led by Chiara Caiati, Insights Manager at tourism intelligence specialists, Mabrian, and her colleague Sonia Huerta, Head of Customer Success, plus Satpal Chana, Head of Data & Analytics at VisitBritain who works with Mastercard’s Tourism Insights Platform, powered…

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The 2021 Tourism Conference – Rebuilding the UK Tourism Industry

The Tourism Alliance, the Tourism Society and British Destinations are hosting the 2021 Tourism Conference on 15th November2021 at the Royal Over Seas League in London. This timely conference focusing on the UK’s recovery from the Covid Pandemic and features a keynote speech from the Tourism Minister, Nigel Huddleston MP, alongside a range political and…

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Tourism 2030 and Beyond: New Normal or Total Transformation?

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…

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Tourism Society Virtual AGM

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,…

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Big Themes in Tourism: Céline Cousteau and Shannon Guihan

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…

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Tourism Society Yorkshire Cricket Match

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…

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Staycations: A Blessing Or A Challenge For Cultural Heritage?

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…

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Big Themes in Tourism: Joshua Ryan-Saha, Director of Traveltech for Scotland

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…

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Big Themes in Tourism: New YouGov Research – What Travelers Expect in 2021 and Beyond

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…

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Consultancy Business Opportunities: How to navigate the procurement minefield

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…

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Big Themes in Tourism: What the Family wants from post-pandemic Travel

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…

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“The Changing Face and Purpose of Tourism” with Founder of Conscious Travel, Anna Pollock

We are delighted to invite you to join us for our next event “The changing face and purpose of tourism” on Wednesday, 21 April, from 1-2pm with Anna Pollock, Founder of Conscious Travel. “Tourism needs an upgrade. Not different software but a whole new operating system” I’ve personally felt the very word, definition and expectation…

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