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Welcome to the Tourism Management Institute (TMI) - the destination management section of Tourism Society.

Find out here about TMI's Events, becoming a member of TMI, developing your career through TMI recognised undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and events/seminars for tourism professionals.

Download presentations given at recent events such as the June's TMI Hot Topic event, held in Cheltenham, read the fortnightly TMEye e-newsletter and find out about the latest tourism job vacancies. Full details of upcoming TMI events can also be found at

You can also search for Suppliers offering services to Destination Managers from web designers to consultants, or browse the extensive library of documents, articles and news items.

If you have any queries about TMI or wish to discuss membership, please contact Dr. Cathy Guthrie FTMI FTS, TMI Secretary.

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden deathof TMI President, Dave Hughes, on Friday 9th December 2011. Ourthoughts are with his wife Anne, and children James and Sarah.

Dave was well-known and highly respected in the UK tourismindustry, and much loved by his friends and colleagues. He will be greatly missed

Latest news ...

Policy, Practice & Progress at TMI Convention

In an ever-changing destination world, this year’s TMI Convention is shorter than in the past but packed full of invaluable case studies and examples over a condensed 24 hour period, with options to take in visits to local potteries and the Staffordshire Hoard.

Set in the Moat House Hotel in Stoke-on-Trent, the convention sees a diverse programme that includes ‘Making BIDS work’, ‘Pre Election Tourism Policies’, ‘International Tourism Trends’ and ‘Destination Benchmarking’.   Eminent speakers include Matthew Rice, Victor Middleton & John Till, as well as VisitEngland’s James Berresford.

If you have already booked, please look out for our joining instructions and request for workshop preferences.

If you haven't yet reserved your place, full details and online booking are at

EU Funding Opportunities

Two very useful guides to EU funding in the tourism sector for the period 2014-2020 have just been published by the Committee of the Regions and the European Commission ‘s DG Enterprise and Industry and are available to download from the TMI web site. The research paper by the Committee of Regions focuses on funding opportunities for tourism available to local and regional authorities (LRAs), while the DG Enterprise and Industry guide is a useful  explanation of the changed funding streams available for the tourism sector.

Tourism and the Creative Economy

During the summer, the OECD published a new report with case studies looking at the development of new models of creative tourism.  The case studies are used to explore the relationship between the tourism and creative sectors and point to ways in which these links can be strengthened for the mutual benefit of both.  To download the whole report or individual sections, visit the OECD online library

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