Wednesday March 29, 2017
Tourism Society Annual Dinner
with guest speaker Nicolas Petrovic, CEO, Eurostar International
House of Lords, London
Wednesday 29th March 2017
7.00pm - 10.30pm (drinks reception from 7pm, dinner at 8pm)
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The Tourism Society will hold its prestigious Annual Dinner in the exclusive surroundings of the House of Lords, hosted by the Society's President Lord Thurso MP FTS and attended by Society members and their guests. The black-tie evening includes a drinks reception followed by a delicious three-course meal. During the evening, Lord Thurso will present the Tourism Society Award to the group or individual voted for by the board in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the development of tourism in the UK.
Our after-dinner speaker will be Nicolas Petrovic, Chief Executive Officer of Eurostar International. M Petrovic became CEO of Eurostar in 2010. He joined as Director of Customer Services, London, in 2003 before spending almost four years as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Eurostar, he worked for SNCF as the Secretary General for Direction Grandes Lignes and Operational General Manager for the Paris Saint-Lazare area.
Nicolas Petrovic, CEO, Eurostar International
Our pre-dinner reception will be in the Cholmondeley Room. The wallpaper was designed by Augustus Welby Pugin who collaborated with Charles Barry to produce Gothic Revival designs throughout the Palace of Westminster. The letter ‘R’ and the chained White Hart or deer were the symbols of King Richard II who commissioned the great hammer-beam roof in Westminster Hall.
The capacity of the venue is limited to 120 so make sure you book early.
Tourism Society members £129
Table of ten £1100
NB - there is no VAT to add to these prices.
- fees of between 0.8% and 2.0% apply to credit/debit card payments.
Outline programme for the evening
7.00pm – drinks reception
7.50 – dinner announced; Chairman’s welcome
8.00 – dinner served
9.15 – speeches
9.35 – presentation of Tourism Society Award
10.30 – carriages