European Union of Tourist Officers
Castle Wharf Nottingham

The EUTO study visit takes place in Nottingham and London 21-28 September 2008 and incorporates an academic conference organised by TTRI/CTCC in Nottingham on 24-25 September. The programme provides opportunities for practitioners and academics to meet, exchange ideas and socialise.

The following prices all include VAT (tax)

There are various package available for both EUTO and academic delegates. For EUTO there is a full package single delegate £620.00, a full package sharing delegate £490.00 and a flexible package depending on which part of the study visit you would like to book.
Also there are two packages for accompanying persons. A full package £410.00 and a flexible package.

The academic delegate registration fee is £293.75. An early bird discount is available for bookings made prior to 2 August. Academic delegates can enjoy a full 7 day programme in Nottingham and London for £778.31. Or, enjoy an academic full sharing delegate package for £661.31.

20 Sep 2008

00:00 Travelodge accommodation in Nottingham

21 Sep 2008

20:00 Arrival in Nottingham, registration and reception.
20:00 Travelodge accommodation in Nottingham

22 Sep 2008

00:00 Theme: the role of attractions and events
00:00 Travelodge accommodation
09:00 Walk to Council House
09:15 Official opening of EUTO 2008
09:15 Accompanying persons Literary Notts tour
09:30 Keynote 1: attractions
10:00 Keynote 2: events
10:30 Refreshment break.
11:00 Speaker 3: destination management strategy
11:30 Speaker 4: European case study
12:00 Lunch
13:15 Speaker 5: Nottingham cultural capital
13:45 Speaker 6: Edinburgh Festival
14:15 Plenary
15:00 Coach travel to Attenborough Nature Reserve
15:30 Sustainable Tourism at Attenborough
19:00 Civic reception at the Council House with dinner

23 Sep 2008

00:00 Theme: iconic attractions and living legends
08:00 Check Inn Travelodge Nottingham
08:40 Walk to Nottingham Castle
09:00 Living legends - building the Robin Hood product
09:00 Mortimer's Hole tour
09:20 Castle development and visitor management
09:40 Castle and grounds tour
10:40 Refreshments
11:00 Coach transfer to Rufford Abbey
11:40 In the footsteps of Robin Hood
12:20 Walk to the water mill
12:40 Coach transfer to Clumber Park
13:00 Lunch in the Clumber cafe
14:00 The National Trust - UK overview by Olivia Morris
14:30 The National Trust in the East Midlands
15:00 Activity option 1 : guided tour
15:00 Activity option 2 : cycle around Clumber lake
15:00 Activity option 3 : walk around the grounds
16:30 Coach transfer to hotel
19:30 Dinner at Cumin restaurant

24 Sep 2008

00:00 Theme: cultural attractions and destination image
08:30 'ecolink' coach transfer to Wollaton Hall
09:00 Welcome to Wollaton Hall
09:00 Shopping
09:20 Speaker 1: Italy case study
09:40 Speaker 2: Wollaton restoration
10:00 Speaker 3: the visitor experience
10:00 Check out of hotel
10:20 Plenary
10:40 Refreshments
11:00 Speaker 4: Using culture in education
11:20 Speaker 5: museum education and museum theatre
11:40 Tour of Wollaton
12:40 Lunch
13:40 EUTO delegates: coach transfer to New Art Exchange
13:40 TTRI/CTCC transfer to conference centre
14:00 EUTO delegates: New Art Exchange visit
14:00 TTRI/CTCC parallel paper sessions 1 & 2
15:00 Transfer to Nottingham Contemporary
15:20 Nottingham Contemporary
15:30 TTRI/CTCC refreshments
16:00 Walk to Nottingham tourism centre
16:00 TTRI/CTCC parallel paper session 3 & 4
16:10 EUTO study visit to Nottingham tourism centre
17:00 Walk back to hotel
17:00 TTRI/CTCC coach transfer to hotel
19:30 Dinner at the Olde Salutation
Overnight accommodation at Travelodge Nottingham

25 Sep 2008

00:00 Theme: issues and innovations
09:00 Coach transfer to East Midlands Conference Centre
09:00 Market towns/arts and crafts tour
09:30 Keynote 1: sustainability and CSR
10:00 Refreshments
10:30 EUTO speaker 1: Peter Lane DP:UK
10:30 TTRI/CTCC paper sessions 5-8
11:00 EUTO speaker 2: VOCMAT 2
11:15 TTRI/CCTC paper sessions
11:30 EUTO speaker 3 : Attracting a local workforce
12:00 Plenary
12:30 Lunch
13:30 EUTO coach transfer to city
13:30 TTRI/CCTC paper sessions 9-12
14:00 EUTO mystery shopping
16:00 TTRI/CTCC paper sessions 13-16
17:00 TTRI/CTCC coach transfer back to hotel
18:30 Dinner at Nottingham Castle - Hog roast
Accommodation at Travelodge Nottingham

26 Sep 2008

00:00 Theme: attractions and destination development
08:30 Check out of Nottingham hotel
09:00 Coach transfer to London
12:30 Lunch
12:30 Travelodge accommodation in London
13:00 Welcome by Director of visitor economy
13:30 Speaker 1: South Bank Employer's Group
14:00 Speaker 2 : Iceland
14:30 Speaker 3: Business Improvement Districts
15:00 Guided tour of London Bridge and Bankside BID
17:30 Free evening in London - Dinner not included
18:00 Check in to London Travelodge
19:30 West End show with dinner

27 Sep 2008

00:00 Theme : Olympics 2012 and riverside regeneration
09:00 Travel on foot to Bankside Pier
09:15 Depart by boat to Greenwich Peninsula
09:30 Speaker 1: Riverside regeneration commentary
10:30 Dock at O2 Arena with refreshments
10:45 Speaker 2 : O2 and the 2012 Olympics
11:15 Speaker 3 : lessons from Barcelona 1992
11:45 Plenary
12:15 Round up from EUTO president
12:45 Speaker 4 : Catalonia 2009
13:00 Lunch
13:45 Public transport to hotel
14:30 Visit to London Eye/Tourism center/shopping
19:30 Dinner in the West End
20:30 West End night life

28 Sep 2008

09:00 Late Breakfast
11:00 Late check out at hotel and transfers
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