Annual Dinner Sponsors 2017


The Caravan and Motorhome Club is a community of a million people who love the great outdoors. Known as The Caravan Club until February 2017, it operates the largest privately-owned network of quality touring sites in the UK, offering members access to over 200 Club sites and 2,500 privately-owned places (Certificated Locations) to stay. It also offers a choice of 300 sites across continental Europe. The Club provides expert advice and training courses, overseas travel services and tours, insurance services and exclusive offers and discounts to members.

The future of the UK's tourism industry will be built on destinations and partnerships that commit to sustaining their visitor economy and allow our attractions, tourism businesses and destination teams to collaborate with ease, innovate and aim big.

Go To Places is a brand new company setting out to lead the way in innovative, effective and sustainable destination management. It has established and delivers highly successful DMOs, Visit Kent and Visit Hertfordshire. Its strapline is “Bringing people together to help great places thrive,” and its mantra is “We are at your side”.

At its core, Go To Places comprises a highly experienced and talented team of professionals who understand the challenges and opportunities faced by the visitor economy in the UK, headed up by chief executive officer, Sandra Matthews-Marsh MBE and a high profile board of directors.

Committed to improving quality and skills within the tourism industry, the team has developed a unique DMO model, based on a blend of public and private investment. This includes offering expertise on funding bids, helping tourism and leisure businesses to better understand their market and audience, and sharing proven, innovative marketing campaigns.

The Go To Places’ destination management model has been developed through its Visit Kent heritage and is being effectively deployed via other portfolio businesses, such as Visit Herts (Hertfordshire).

Through its extensive network and established, professional marketing framework, the team is also able to deliver cost efficiencies and extended reach to the businesses and organisations it works with. This approach has proven to be very effective in enabling Go To Places to support the growth of leisure and tourism in the areas it operates in and is the only official destination management organisation delivering services across multiple counties and across thematic campaigns such as Gardens and Gourmet.

Sherbet is the premier branded taxi experience for the tourism sector. Our iconic London taxis carry only the best brands and their customers.

Your customers can book their Sherbet taxi transfer to all London airports* and enjoy a fully curated experience with your brand wrapped around the iconic taxi and in-cab digital media tailored to your messages and the client on-board.

Free wi-fi on board every Sherbet taxi enables your clients to enjoy seamless interaction with your brand and to capture key data on your client and their preferences.

Offer your clients a fixed price, business class service in London’s finest. A Sherbet taxi transfer starts your customer’s trip in style, with a safe, secure and premium grade transfer in a clean, modern and well specified iconic London taxi.

Quality First. Every Sherbet taxi is a Grade A London Taxi, fully licensed, with privacy glass, wi-fi and air conditioning as standard Every Sherbet driver is your brand ambassador, fully CRB checked and has completed the famous London Knowledge. Safe, assured, discrete and reliable.

Branded.  Sherbet taxis carry your brand inside and out. High grade professional wraps encapsulate an iconic London taxi in your branding. Inside the cab high quality digital media delivers your messaging, promos and brand values as part of a fully curated brand experience.

An ideal start to any voyage. Our taxi transfer services mean that every trip has an impeccable start and a memorable ending. Fixed fee transfers to all major airports* mean that whether you’re offering complimentary transfers, or the client is booking directly, superb value for money is achieved, with no compromise on service, quality or assurance.

Experienced brand ambassadors. Few platforms can display your brand as impressively as an iconic Sherbet London taxi. Recognised and adored the world over, the unmistakable London taxi is that rare mix of great British craftsmanship, iconography and familiarity. We carry some of the most singular and discerning brands in the travel and tourism sector.