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Great Britain Tourism Strategy lecture by VisitBritain’s Chairman, Christopher Rodrigues CBE
February 25, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
VisitBritain’s Chairman, Christopher Rodrigues CBE will visit and do a guest lecture on Great Britain Tourism Strategy
25th February 10:00-12:00 LEES LECTURE THEATRE
VisitBritain’s Chairman, Christopher Rodrigues CBE, provides strategic leadership to our work to boost tourism to and within Britain, leading the delivery of a new era of greater coherence and partnership for the visitor economy.The
Chairman works with VisitBritain’s private and public sector partners in England, Scotland and Wales to aid us in strengthening the marketing of Britain as a tourist destination overseas.
Christopher became Chairman of VisitBritain in January 2007. He is also Chairman of Openwork LLP and The Almeida Theatre. He is on the Council, and a Trustee, of the National Trust and is an Executive Committee member of the
World Travel and Tourism Council. In August 2013 he became the Chairman of the British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association. In 2013 he was given an Honorary Doctorate at the University of Surrey in recognition of his work in the tourism industry.
His past experience includes time as President and Chief Executive of Visa International between 1997- 2003 and Chief Executive of Thomas Cook between 1988 -1996.