About Us

Established in 1956, 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
Dr Peter Robinson
Stephen Bath Barbara Kolosinska Stuart Heath Claire Steiner
Phil Gardner Antonio Paradiso Danny Waine Lucia Rowe
James Lewis Donna Allcock Jane Richardson Steve Endacott

Board of Directors

Stuart Heath

Stuart, who is Head of Marketing Partnerships at VisitEngland, has been working in the tourism industry for over 15 years, starting off as a ride operator at Chessington World of Adventures whilst studying for his degree in Tourism Management. Having taken a year working at the South East England Tourist Board as part of his degree, Stuart returned after graduating for a further 14 months before moving to the English Tourism Council.

Since then, Stuart has held various marketing roles with VisitBritain and now VisitEngland where he has been Head of Marketing Partnerships since 2012, managing a wide variety of stakeholders including Destinations, Commercial Partners and Travel Trade.

Itt Chairman

Dr Steven Freudmann

Dr Steven Freudmann

ITT President

Chris Mottershead

Chris Mottershead

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

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