set to retire as Somerset tourism chief after 25 years in the
resident Bob Nicholson is set to retire from his role as Chairman
of Somerset Tourism Association this week after 25 years in the
Bob, pictured, will be chairing his final Annual General Meeting
at Wookey Hole Caves this Thursday (17th November), marking the
end of an era.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I am really proud of what has been
achieved over the past 25 years. I've had a ball!"
recent years he has overseen the growth of Somerset Tourism Association,
which was previously a much smaller group known as Sedgemoor Tourism
received a Burnham-On-Sea
Civic Award in 2008 for his work in promoting tourism in the
of the association will be thanking him for his work at Thursday's
AGM, which starts at 11am. This will be followed by a conference
at 2pm, which will be open to the public. Speakers include Tourism
Minister John Penrose, Ken Maddock, Leader of Somerset County
Council and Tessa Munt MP. Tickets for the conference are available
from Bob Smart at email@example.com.