April 30, 2009
county-wide role for Burnham-based tourism association
Sedgemoor Tourism Association is broadening its focus with a new
name that will see it representing the whole of Somerset.
of the 100-strong association gathered at Burnham's Oak Tree Arena
on Wednesday (April 29th) where they unanimously backed proposals
to become a 'community interest company' with the new name of
Somerset Tourism Association.
Nicholson, the group's Chairman, told Burnham-On-Sea.com the group
is keen to broaden its role to promote tourism across the whole
aims and objectives are to market and promote Somerset as a tourism
destination on behalf of, and to the beneft of, tourism-related
businesses across Somerset," he said.
association's committee recommended this change in order to be
able to present a county-wide trade representation in order to
concentrate in the marketing of Somerset as a destination."
group's branding, constitution and committee is changing as a
result of the changes.
photos show, top, the group's members and supporters at Wednesday's
meeting and, beneath, the management of the new Somerset Tourism