Mr David Curtis-Brignell -

Membership Level: Fellow FTS

Mr David Curtis-Brignell -

Contact Address

Pear Trees
East Sussex

Contact Details

Telephone: 01825 872 952

Consultant Experience

David Curtis-Brignell MIH FTS

Davids distinguished career in travel and tourism began in local government working in British resorts after which he spent nine years at the English Tourist Board before moving into the commercial world. His roles have included senior positions at global international hotel companies, Europ Assistance and an overseas tour operator. He is highly regarded in specialisms including quality, customer care, reward and recognition programmes, hotel management contracts and development as well as marketing and sales.

David was elected Chairman of the professional organisation The Tourism Society in July 2012 having previously served for three years (2004 to 2007)and is now Immediate Past Chairman. He was one of the founders of British Tourism Week and now Chairs VisitEnglands Steering Group for English Tourism Week (14-22 March 2015). He also serves on a number of advisory panels.

Clients include companies in the aparthotel sector, attractions marketing, hospitality technology and quality assessment areas. He offers his marketing and development experience across the industry to the benefit of tourism and hospitality businesses as an advisor. David is also looking to undertake non-executive, development, NGO and public speaking roles.


  • Destinations
  • Exhibitions
  • Food Drink Restaurants and Catering
  • Hotels
  • Other Tourist Accommodation
  • Self-catering


  • Branding
  • Business Planning
  • Conference/Exhibition/Event organisation
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Marketing Operations
  • Marketing Strategy and Planning
  • Organisational Structures and Strategies
  • Project Management
  • Promotions and Campaigns
  • Public Relations
  • Quality Assurance and Service Standards
  • Sales
  • Training and Skills Development

Location Experience In

  • UK
  • Western Europe

Willing To Work In

  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Eastern Europe
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • Oceania