Industry Experts Get on Board for Marine Tourism Conference

Posted in: Business Development

Destination Organisation Love Loch Lomond is delighted to showcase a range of industry speakers for its Marine Tourism Conference which the organisation will host at the Lodge on Loch Lomond Hotel, on Wednesday 28 February 2018.

The event has been made possible due to Love Loch Lomond's Collaborating for Success project, funded by the Scottish Enterprise Tourism Destination Development Fund.

Industry speakers include representatives from VisitScotland, Sail Scotland, Scottish Canals and Argyll & Bute Council; who will share best practice and knowledge. 

Keynote speaker Kylie Lethbridge, from Australia, will share practical insights into the marine tourism industry.

Kyie Lethbridge, Manager Business Tourism & Marketing, Nillumbik Shire Council, Greater Melbourne, Australia said: “I am honoured to have been invited to share my learnings with the delegates at the Marine Tourism Conference and look forward to being able to provide practical and not always widely discussed insights in to the cruise ship industry.

Thanks also to Love Loch Lomond for the invitation which has allowed me to do two of the things I love the most – talking and visiting Scotland!” 

Find out more about the conference speakers here.

I look forward to being able to share my learnings with delegates at the Marine Tourism Conference.

Kylie Lethbridge Manager Business Tourism & Marketing Nillumbik Shire Council, Greater Melbourne, Australia

Karen Donnelly, Destination Manager, Love Loch Lomond, said, "This is a really exciting opportunity for businesses not only from within our destination but beyond, to prepare for global market exposure in 2020, and for businesses to hear best practice examples and to work together to develop partnerships for business and consumer benefit across the area."

The full day Marine Tourism Conference which takes place in the lead up to Scottish Tourism Month 2018, is offering a variety of day and extended delegate packages.

Conference tickets are available via Eventbrite.