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VisitBritain/VisitEngland appoints new CEO

VisitBritain/VisitEngland has appointed Patricia Yates (pictured) as its new CEO after a competitive external recruitment process. Previously director of strategy and communications at VisitBritain, Yates was also chair of the Tourism Industry Emergency Response Group and deputy CEO. Since April, when Sally Balcombe stood down, Yates has been VisitBritain/VisitEngland’s interim CEO. Commenting on ...

VisitBritain/VisitEngland appoints new head of business events

VisitBritain/VisitEngland has appointed Paul Black as head of business events. Black, who had previously been head of business events at London & Partners, is an experienced destination sales and marketing professional having worked with leading tourism organisations and convention bureaus from all over the world. He takes on the role previously filled by Kerrin MacPhie, who left to become chi...