What 2021 Holds for the Tourism Sector

14th January 2021

Tourism in Britain has faced unprecedented challenges in 2020, and that’s why Visit Surrey, the official tourist board, is doing everything it can to support attractions and hospitality businesses.

The annual Visit Surrey Forum, held in collaboration with Surrey Chambers of Commerce and the University of Surrey, features experts from across the tourism spectrum – from those with insider knowledge of the latest international trends to local champions who have overcome challenges in this testing year.

Our Speakers:

  • ‘Overview of current issues, trends & initiatives for our sector’ by Anke Monestel, Head of England Partnership Engagement
  • ‘Global trends in Tourism sector’ by Richard Veal , MD- SimpleView
  • ‘Enhancing visitor experiences through Immersive Technologies’ by Dr Hannah Platts – Snr Lecturer, Royal Holloway University.
  • ‘Place Shaping review by Surrey County Council – the results so far. Plans for the future. ‘ by John Till, Founding Director, thinkingplace and Andrea Newman, Director Communications and Engagement, Surrey County Council.

Packed full of insights, ideas and inspiration to help your tourism business get set for 2021, the Visit Surrey Forum offers positivity and hope for the year ahead here in Surrey.

This forum is free to attend and will be run via Zoom. You will receive an email with the invitation link the day before the event.

In partnership with Visit Surrey

Visit Surrey is the official Tourist Board for Surrey. It is a not for profit partnership working to boost the visitor economy and support businesses in promoting Surrey as a great destination to visit. All income generated is invested back into Visit Surrey to grow our activities and to ultimately reach our aims of growing the visitor economy of Surrey and to encourage residents to explore their home county more.