The Tourism Business is an award-winning hotel and tourism marketing consultancy, specialising in hotels, destinations, attractions and other tourism and travel operators. Based in York, it is run by Martin Evans, who has over 20 years’ experience in tourism marketing, including spells as Marketing Director at Consort Hotels Group and Yorkshire Tourist Board.

Consultancy and Marketing Agency, The Tourism Business offers businesses and destinations the best of both worlds. As well as in-depth business and marketing consultancy, Martin and over twenty associate consultants also offer “hands-on” hotel and tourism marketing services, PR, and some of the leading annual conferences and events for tourism operators.

Over the years, The Tourism Business has built up a strong client list, comprising over 150 of the UK’s leading destinations, attractions, hotels and leisure companies. Organisations including VisitBritain, VisitEngland, One NorthEast and Chester City Council in the public sector, and businesses such as The Royal Horseguards Hotel, The Chester Grosvenor, Best Western Hotels and Beamish Museum in the private sector.

Since 2004, The Tourism Business has also run annual events for tourism businesses, including the National Hotel Marketing Conference, the National Marketing Conference for Visitor Attractions and the National Wedding Venue Marketing Conference.

Whilst we have won many awards for our innovative marketing campaigns, the real results are in the financial growth of our clients and of course what they say about us. Our philosophy is to blend a winning strategy with creative marketing, to listen to our clients 100% - and then to become a member of their team however short the duration of the project.