Virtual Support Programme Recordings

Since Covid-19, Tourism South East have been running a programme of events to support members and tourism businesses as they navigate their way to recovery. All recordings are available below, in this library to view at any time. This will be updated as we progress through the year.. 

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Virtual Support Programme Recordings

Sector Support for Attraction

In the continuation of our programme of virtual support, Tourism South East looks at the challenges in navigating the re-opening of our tourist attractions with shared experiences from Stephanie Duncan from Blenheim Palace and Paul Griffiths from Painshill Park Trust.

  • Start Time : Jul 13, 2020 12:53 PM
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Topic: Sector Support for Attractions

Employment and Legal Support

Tourism South East have joined forces with Jemma Fairclough-Haynes is the Managing Director of Orchard Employment Law to support businesses as they start to bring employees back into your business

Jemma runs an award-winning business, providing support to businesses that include writing contracts, chairing disciplinary meetings, Employment Law advice and Diversity training.

Gemma provided her advice on how to manage this process and answered our Q&A session at the end.

  • Time : Jul 3, 2020 12:50
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'State of the Nation' Tourism Update

Kurt Janson of Tourism Alliance and Joss Croft of UKinbound provided a update on the current landscape of the national tourism industry. Kurt set the scene and provide an overview of the domestic tourism situation. Joss provided and update on the currrent Inbound tourism situation and the dramatic consequences of the past months.

  • Date: Jun 30, 2020 12:49 PM London
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Smartphone Technology: Boosting your tourism recovery in the New Dynamic

With the recovery well on its way, one thing is certain, tourists will be thinking differently about how they travel and what they want from their trip. With VOX, we explore the opportunities and look at how digital consumer tools can play their part in the mix, both through marketing and operationally.

Sector Support for Accommodation Providers

Andy Woodward from Quality in Tourism to provide insights and expertise on the new standards and guidelines. Sarah Broadbent provides learnings and insights following the reopening of there self catering units. Richard Powell from the New Place Hotel in Hampshire (and Chair of Southampton Hoteliers Association) provides insight from a larger hotel perspective.

  • Start Time : Jul 17, 2020 12:51 PM
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The Growth of Experiential Travel

TSE's looks to consider how the industry has moved over the past few months and the opportunities that it has presented.

The growth of experiential travel has been at the heart of Imagine Travel, an exciting new organisation that has grasped the positives of the current situation. We are pleased to welcome Ana Araand Brendan Murphy form Imagine Experiences to share her companies vision and the opportunities that lay ahead in the New Normal.

Date: Jul 22, 2020 12:59 PM London

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Sector Support - Travel Trade

Tourism South East's Virtual Support Programme looks at one of the hardest hit sector of tourism Travel Trade. We look at the current international markets, the domestic operator sector and hear first hand from the group organiser market.

This session focuses on collaboration and understanding the trade visitor mentalities, as well as being Travel Trade Ready, we are pleased to welcome Mike Newman from B2me who provides a great overview of the landscape and some great practical advice. We also speak to Keith Payne of Lewis Coaches and Kevin Mayne of Mayne Coaches as operators to understand the challenges they face in nagivating this uncertain landscape. Wendy Saveage also jjoins us to provide and insight from group travel organisers perspective and her view as we move forward..
Date: Jul 23, 2020 12:56 PM London View Recording:
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