Press Release: West Lothian Tourism Conference Looks To The Future
Leaders from tourism and business in West Lothian attended the West Lothian Tourism Conference yesterday to celebrate the area’s visitor industry and hear plans for the continued progress of the sector.
With the draft long-term tourism strategy presented, leaders were encouraged to become involved in its development. A prestigious line up of speakers gave insight into developments in technology and changes in consumer behaviour which will shape the future of the tourism sector.
Speakers at the event included Marc Crothall, Chief Executive of the Scottish TourismAlliance; Lorraine Stone, UK Country Manager for O2; Moira Niven, Depute Chief Executive for West Lothian Council and Professor John Lennon, Glasgow Caledonian University. The event was facilitated by Graham Birse from Edinburgh Napier University,
The conference was attended by representatives from West Lothian’s visitor attractions, hotels and guest houses, restaurants and venues, along with organisations such as VisitScotland, Historic Scotland, Scottish Enterprise, Edinburgh Napier University, Scottish Canals, other local authorities, local colleges and West Lothian Chamber of Commerce.
Here are a couple of pictures taken during the conference.