We are also delighted to announce that GTS (UK) have confirmed that they will join us again as our conference partners, alongside Quality in Tourism. This is particularly fitting since both destination intelligence quality assurance being particularly important to destination management interests.
Details of the co-hosted events over the day, commencing with the conferee itself (10 am – 3 pm) Parliamentary Reception (4 pm – 6 pm) and optional Tourism Society, House of Lords dinner 7 pm onward will be posted soon at: https://britishdestinations.net/annual-conference-19-march-2018/
GTS (UK) are a leading independent tourism research company with over 25 years’ of experience working with both the public and private sector. Their STEAM model providing timely estimates of annual value, volume and economic impact of tourism is widely used by many UK destinations and tourism organisation.
Quality in Tourism has been assessing properties and driving standards across the UK for over 15 years and they are experts in the field, offering advice, support and assessments for tourism & hospitality businesses. They are currently delivering a suite of assessments, including the initiative Safe, Clean and Legal assessment which is designed to be more than just an entry-level level scheme. Safe, Clean and Legal could, we believe, now help fill the growing gap in the market between reliance on customer reviews alone and the more traditional grading assessments approach.
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