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Join The Tourism Management Institute and industry experts for an insightful Hot Topic event to discuss the future landscape for destinations in a post-pandemic world.

This year's 'in-person' event will focus on the opportunities around: Transformation, Innovation and Digitisation and will be held at the University of Wolverhampton in the stunning Springfield Campus on the 28th June.

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The Evolving Challenge of Destination Management in a Post-Pandemic World


The Evolving Challenge of Destination Management in a Post-Pandemic World

TMI zoom discussion Thursday 19th May 22 at 12 noon*

We are very pleased that Richard Veal and David Peacock, from our headline sponsor Simpleview can join us for this session.

Richard Veal, Managing Director Europe, heads up the European Divison of Simpleview Inc. based in Tucson, Arizona, with offices in Liverpool and Oslo. David Peacock is Senior Advisor, Future Tourism Group.

Peacock describes the Future Tourism Group…

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We're delighted to launch our 2022 Tourism Management Institute Student Awards!

We're delighted to launch our 2022 Tourism Management Institute Student Awards!

Students on our TMI Recognised courses are invited to apply via their course leaders:

Our David Hughes Memorial Award - undergraduates base their application on a work placement or projec

Our Simon Curtis Postgraduate Prize - postgraduates base their application on their final year project or dissertation 

Deadline: Friday 17 June 2022

Further information contact: Joyce Cawthorpe

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TMI zoom discussion 31 March 2022 with Quality in Tourism


Tourism Declares, Glasgow and B-Corps – sharing the journey towards a sustainable future.

What that might look like for Destinations?

In our next TMI zoom session Deborah Heather, Quality in Tourism will be our guest speaker and will guide us through the route that businesses and destinations may take towards a sustainable future as we learn to navigate the commitments we need to make and how to measure and monitor them practically.

Booking link here

Next Date for the Diary: Thursday 28t…

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TMI’s David Hughes Memorial Award 2021 winner, Sophie Elliott, writes a Guest Blog for TMI

TMI’s David Hughes Memorial Award 2021 winner, Sophie Elliott, talks to us about her tourism placement in Yorkshire and what the award means to her.


As I look back on my childhood, growing up in Yorkshire was – for me – possibly the best location and surroundings I could’ve wished for. Weekend escapes to the seaside and heart-warming hospitality are two things that stick with me the most. So, when I was asked to take part in a research project mid-way through my degree for one of Yorkshire’s…

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Highlighting the Importance of DMOs in the wake of 'Welcome to Yorkshire' going into Administration

The Board and Members of TMI are saddened to hear today about ‘Welcome to Yorkshire’ going into administration. Our thoughts at this difficult time are with the team and their families at WTY who have continued to provide support to the county’s tourism sector through Covid and now face the prospect of having to find alternative positions going forwards. TMI would like to offer support for any employees who are actively searching for employment by providing a notice board across our membership s…

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New Opportunities!  TMI Are Recruiting for the Executive Committee

 Opportunities have arisen for a new Head of Events and a new Head of Sustainability within the TMI Executive.

The Tourism Management Institute (TMI) is the professional organisation for anyone working in tourism destination management. 

TMI supports destination management professionals throughout their career, from students to established senior practitioners.  Our members are drawn from a wide variety of organisations: destination management organisations, local government, national tourist …

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Discussion event: TMI Zoom Discussion Thursday 24th February 2022 at 12 noon

Tourism: Force for Good or Ill?

The Ethics of Tourism: ‘Tourism: Force for Good or Ill? Guest Speaker: Tom Buncle, Managing Director of Yellow Railroad Consultancy

About this event

We are delighted to announce that Tom Buncle will be our special guest speaker for our TMI February zoom event.

Tom, a former CEO of VisitScotland and manager of various VisitBritain offices in Europe, North America, and Asia, now runs international destination consultancy Yellow Railroad, an…

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