Welcome to Harrogate Limited is the Destination Management Organisation (DMO) for the Harrogate district and its many leisure and business tourism facilities.
The following organisations have been instrumental in setting up of the new company: the Harrogate Chamber of Trade and Commerce, Destination Harrogate, Yorkshire Agricultural Society and Harrogate Borough Council.
Incorporated in April 2012 as a company limited by guarantee, leading local businessman, Peter McCormick OBE has become its first Chair (Designate)
Welcome to Harrogate is now seeking a number of non-executive directors to join the Board of the new company to fulfil its aim of raising the profile of the Harrogate district, attracting visitors, generating spend and delivering economic benefits.
The Board will be led by the private sector and is looking to recruit directors who can bring knowledge and experience of the visitor economy as well as business and commercial expertise.
Under the terms of the incorporation, Harrogate Borough Council will have two seats on the Board.
Further information and documentation can be accessed via the links below:
If you are interested in applying for the position of a non-executive Director of Welcome to Harrogate Limited please complete a written application of no more than two sides of A4 explaining why you would be an asset on the Board and send it to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Helen Suckling, Harrogate Tourist Information Centre, Royal Baths, Crescent Road, Harrogate, HG1 2RR, marked private and confidential.
Press Release dated 20 April 2012
Destination Management Plan (draft)