20 Sep

UK Tourism and Leisure Committee votes new Chair and Vice Chair

Caroline Brown, Shearings Holidays Commercial Director is the new chair of ABTA’s UK Tourism and Leisure Committee. Caroline replaces Zena Calderbank, Hoseasons Head of Sales who has been the Chair for the past two years.

Caroline Brown said: “I am delighted to be appointed chair of UKTLG. I am greatly looking forward to working with fellow professionals throughout the industry to shape and develop the future of UK travel and tourism.”

Graham Balmforth, Superbreak National Sales Manager is now the committee’s vice chair replacing Bill Maxwell.

Graham Balmforth said: “I am delighted to be supporting Caroline in looking at ways in which the ABTA UK Tourism & Leisure Committee can continue to raise the awareness of the UK domestic market to the trade.”

The committee consists of the leading domestic tour operators, National Tourist Boards and retailers and aims to promote UK product to the travel trade. 

Members of the ABTA UK Tourism and Leisure Committee are ABTA, Shearings Holidays, Superbreak, The Hoseasons Group, Pontins, Premier Holidays, Preston Holidays, Red Funnel, Bourne Leisure, Tourism Ireland, Visit England, Visit Scotland, Wales Tourist Board, Thomas Cook, CTTG, Advantage Travel Centres and TUI.