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Welcome to Yorkshire
Start Date:
Dry Sand Foundry, Foundry Square, Holbeck, Leeds
LS11 5WH
Contact Phone
0113 322 3500
Alex Lewis
Max No of Representatives:
Representation(s) Compulsory Y/N:
Representation Length (Term of Office):
100 Months
There are Currently 0/1 appointments vacant
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Ian Anderson 21/05/2020 00:00:0001/01/0001 00:00:00No automatic director. Restricted to exercise of role of Council as a Member of the company.

Welcome to Yorkshire                                                                                    


Membership of Company (together with 25 regional local authorities) for development and marketing of Regional Tourism offer.

Contact Information:                                                                                                                                                  

Web Link to Organisation's Website: www.yorkshire.com

Address: Dry Sand Foundry, Foundry Square, Holbeck, Leeds, LS11 5DL

Tel: 0113 322 3500

Email: info@yorkshire.com

Object(s) of the Organisation:                                                                                                                                  


To promote the Region within the United Kingdom and overseas in co-operation with other appropriate agencies, as a destination for leisure and business travel, through a co-ordinated regional marketing plan:


To manage and develop the Region's brands;

3. To co-ordinate the collection and dissemination of data relating to the Region.

4. To provide a comprehensive research and intelligence service for the Tourism Industry, stimulating the development of facilities and amenities for Visitors throughout the Region in association with European, national and regional bodies, local government, local partnerships and commercial interests and encourage the use of such facilities at all times of the year.

 5. To develop and promote the appropriate skill and training for the Tourism Industry working with relevant providers to ensure supply matches demand.

 6. To raise standards throughout all sectors of the Tourism Industry by encouraging the use of nationally agreed standards.

 7. To represent the interests of the Tourism Industry throughout the Region; increasing public understanding of the social, economic and cultural impact of Tourism, in particular (without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing) the contribution which it can make towards employment in the Region and the development for the Region, (and thereby to a favourable balance of payments); and to maintain a formal or informal relationship with the Regional Development Agency and public representative bodies and the public generally in the Region, and effective working relationship with other visitor bodies and organisations directly concerned with tourism (whether or not in the Region).

 8. To provide intelligence on tourism to the Regional Development Agency and others to assist in strategic and policy decisions.

 9. To provide reception and information services for Visitors assisted by local authorities, partnerships and commercial bodies interested in the Tourism Industry.
 10. To raise income from subscriptions, activities, sales and such other means as the Company may determine.

 11.  To provide advice, guidance and services to the Tourism Industry.

 12.  To assist VisitBritain in the fulfilment of its statutory duties.