Peter Hampson

Committee appointments

Additional Information

Current Employment:

Chief Executive at British Destinations Association


Specialisms and Interests:

·       UK domestic and international inbound tourism.

·       Tourism and tourism product development.

·       Destination development and destination regeneration with a particular emphasis on coastal resort regeneration.

·       Lobbying and working with Government, government departments and non-governmental agencies, industry groups and other trade bodies and association in support of UK destination-based tourism and visitor economy interests

·       Administrator, UK Beach Management Forum.


Positions currently held:

·       Visit Britain British Tourism Industry Group board/group member

·       Tourism Alliance founding and board member since 2001

·       Coastal Communities Alliance founding and group member

·       Turning Tides Group (NW bathing waters group) board member

·       Liverpool City Region Visitor Economy Board member

·       Marketing Southport Chairman

·       Southport Pier Trust trustee and Chairman

·       Cumbria's Museum of Military Life, The Castle Carlisle, trustee.


Positions previously held:

·       Visit England Tourism Industry Advisory Group member

·       Visit England Coastal Regeneration Working Group Chairman

·       Defra Bathing Water Group member