Annie Hawkins, Cultural and Tourism Officer at Hertfordshire County Council has been seconded to the Herts Chamber as our Head of Tourism.

The Tourism and Leisure Partnership was set up in 2001 in the wake fo the Foot and Mouth Crisis and has gone from strength to strength promoting Hertfordshire as a place to visit and stay.  Last year we launched the Enjoy Hertfordshire website (www.enjoyhertfordshire.com) and Annie hs been working very hard on behal of the Partnership to promote numerous leaflets about the councy such as Enjoy! Life, Enjoy! Local Produce, Enjoy! Public Art and Enjoy! Market Towns.  If you would like copies of any of these brochures contact her on 01707 398405.

The Herts County Show takes place on 26th and 27th May and once again the Tourism and Leisure Partnership will hold its Enjoy Hertfordshire marquee. To buy your advance tickets for this show and support Hertfordshire contact www.hertsshow.com

Chamber Chief Executive, Tim Hutchings said: "We are delighted that Annie has been seconded to us.  This is a really positive move for the Partnership and will enable us to work harder on behalf of all the tourist related businesses within the county".

Annie Hawkins can be contacted on 01707 398405 or anniehawkins@enjoyhertfordshire.com.