About Us

The Institute of Travel & Tourism was set up to raise and maintain professional standards throughout the travel industry and for the benefit of its Members.

Membership of ITT is open to everyone involved in travel and tourism – whether employed by a travel agency, airline, tour operator, hotel, tourist office, car hire company or any other travel related business such as PR, law and marketing.

The Institute also welcomes travel and tourism educators and their students.

ITT provides Members with support and guidance at the same time as encouraging excellence and professionalism.

There are also many opportunities for Members to network and exchange views with industry peers and colleagues created through ITT's popular social and business events. 

Board of Directors

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Dr Steven Freudmann Paul Cowley Angela Day
Danny Waine
John Bevan Simon Johnson Sue Kavanagh Barbara Kolosinska
Stuart Heath Claire-Steiner-small2 Ian Scott
Julie Lo Bue Said
Joanna Kolatis
Matthew Jackson Matthew Jackson  

Board of Directors

Stephen Bath

Stephen Bath

Stephen, whose life in travel began in 1972 when he worked for Palmair in Majorca, joined Bath Travel in 1977 at a time when the company had 24 branches. For the next 14 years, Stephen worked across marketing and sales functions before taking over at the helm of the business in 1991. Since then, he has helped establish Bath Travel as one of the UK’s leading independent tour operators with over sixty branches across the south of England and a turnover of £150m. In addition to Bath Travel, Stephen has also co-founded a regional airline, run a successful air charter business and gained a license to pilot light aircraft.

Itt Chairman

Dr Steven Freudmann

Dr Steven Freudmann

ITT President

Trevor Harding

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ITT is the only professional membership body for individuals employed in the travel and tourism industry.

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