Tourism Insight Day with VisitBritain/VisitEngland
Priority will be given to students in school years 10/11.
This is an exciting
opportunity to gain insight into working for the national tourist board.
Tourism is currently worth
£127 billion to Britain’s economy and as Britain’s seventh largest export
industry, inbound tourism’s economic contribution is currently valued at £26.2
are non-departmental public bodies, funded by the Department for Digital,
Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS). The organisation plays a unique role
in building England’s tourism product through raising Britain’s profile
worldwide, increasing the volume and value of tourism exports, growing the UK’s
valuable business events sector and developing England and Britain’s visitor
with a wide range of partners in both the UK and overseas, our mission is to
make tourism one of the most successful and productive sectors for the UK
VisitBritain/VisitEngland insight day has been created to provide students with
a view into the world of tourism. Throughout the day the team will share what
they do and will also give those taking part the opportunity to get involved in
a group challenge.
Please note this is a virtual placement and students will not be required to attend our offices. Students will need access to a laptop or tablet and an internet connection to attend the virtual placement.
Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:
Career Development Workshop
Great For Students Who Are:
Willing to work in a team
Willing to learn
Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
What do you already know about our organisation?
Creative: What would you create if you were given £100,000 tomorrow?