Tourism Society announces Hilton as new corporate member


The Tourism Society is pleased to announce that Hilton is the latest organization to join the Society as a corporate member in what is shaping up to be one of the Society’s most successful years.

Hilton joined Visit London, Superbreak, Travel GBI, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, Lloyds TSB Cardnet, The Caravan Club and The Oman Tourist Office as corporate members of the Society. Simon Vincent, area president of Hilton UK & Ireland, stated, “Hilton is at one of its most exciting times in its history as the company introduces the Hilton Family of Brands* and doubles the estate from 77 to more than 150. Associations with key partners and showcasing our new hotels will be a key part of supporting this growth, and we look forward to working with the Tourism Society in this capacity.”

Tourism Society Chairman, Alison Cryer commented “We are particularly delighted to have Hilton as a new corporate member, reinforcing the Society’s relevance to the hotel industry. We look forward to holding future events at their properties.”

The Society’s annual conference takes place on June 19 & 20 in St. Helens, Merseyside with speakers including Hilary Bradt, Founder of Bradt Travel Guides, Geoffrey Lipman FTS, UNWTO’s Assistant Secretary-General, James Berresford from the NWDA, Adam Bates from Brighton & Hove City Council, Sandie Dawe, Director of Communications for VisitBritain and Richard Lovell, CEO Carlson Wagonlit.