UWTSD Member of Staff Joins Panel to Discuss Sport Tourism in Wales

19.10.2015

A highly respected member of staff at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David recently joined a discussion panel for a Sports Tourism Business Forum & Networking Event that took place in Cardiff ahead of the P1 Welsh Grand Prix of the Sea.

Andrew Campbell, Head of Leisure, Events, Tourism & Sport at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, joined the panel to discuss how Wales has made such enormous strides in building its position in the global events industry and how to share in this ongoing success story. Other panellists included Omar Khan, Global Head of Sponsorship & Events at Lycamobile and Andrew Hore, CEO at Ospreys Rugby.

The event was held at Cardiff Bay on Friday 28thof August ahead of the P1 Welsh Grand Prix of the Sea that took place over the bank holiday weekend and was opened with a special introduction by P1 chief executive James Durbin. 

UWTSD’s Andrew Campell has over 25 years of experience in higher education, validating, managing and teaching on leisure, events, tourism and sport programmes, both within the UK and overseas. He has developed many education and training initiatives in collaboration with public and private sector organisations, most recently with the Marriott Corporation. His research and consultancy interests lie within the fields of marketing, sustainability and transport.

UWTSD deliver a range of exciting and cutting edge programmes specialising in Leisure, Events, Tourism, Hospitality and Sports Management. With a strong international flavour and local focus, the programmes have an excellent tradition and industry reputation built over the past 25 years. Professional Development and Employability is the key focus. Working with key global organisations the programmes offer a range of exciting international student placements.

Note to Editor

  1. For more information please contact Sara Jones, PR and Communications Officer, on 07449 998 478 or via email at sara.f.jones@uwtsd.ac.uk
  2. The University of Wales Trinity Saint David was established in 2010 through the merger of the University of Wales Lampeter and Trinity University College, Carmarthen. On 1 August 2013 the Swansea Metropolitan University merged with the University
  3. The University’s Royal Charter 1828 is the oldest in Wales, and it is third behind Oxford and Cambridge in Wales and England. HRH Prince of Wales is the Patron of the University
  4. On 1 August, 2013 Coleg Sir Gâr merged with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David Group, however they will keep their own brand. Coleg Ceredigion merged with the Group on 1 January 2014