Visit Somerset partnership with the Institute of Hospitality

16 May 2023

Visit Somerset partnership with the Institute of Hospitality

At the recent Visit Somerset AGM and Conference, Institute of Hospitality CEO Robert Richardson FIH MI spoke via video, confirming: “As a previous GM from a tourism destination, I fully understand the pressures and challenges areas like Somerset have. By working with the IoH, we aim to help a wealth of tourism businesses, through Visit Somerset, with continuing professional development.”

The Institute of Hospitality is the professional body for managers and aspiring managers working and studying in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry. The Institute has evolved significantly since it was established in 1938. Building upon a distinguished heritage, today they are proud to be the world’s leading, award-winning, professional membership body for hospitality professionals around the globe. The Institute works to unite professionals, promote best practices, enhance skills, promote networking and raise the profile of the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry.

Our trusted and exclusive management resources and publications keep you well-informed and our network of influential hospitality professionals will keep you best connected.

Sam Coulstock FIH, Head of Professional Development, who was a speaker at the conference said: “It is great to work with the forward-thinking, passionate team at Visit Somerset. They have the region’s best interest at heart and we are sure that both local businesses and professionals will benefit from this relationship.”

Working together, the IoH and Visit Somerset will be encouraging local Somerset businesses, professionals and IoH members to access opportunities including, events, training, webinars, blogs, and expert papers.

The IoH is offering all Visit Somerset members a special discount on their first year’s IoH professional membership subscription. Join the Institute to further your career, support industry professional standards and enjoy Continuing Professional Development (CPD) throughout your career.
Use the special discount code: VS99 to get your first year's membership for just £99. Full membership usually is £185 per year. We also have a special offer on our Company Sponsored Membership Scheme for Visit Somerset Members – please email for more details.

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