The Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce Tourism & Leisure Partnership was formed in 2001 to:
Since its foundation the Partnership has developed a number of successful initiatives and encouraged the involvement of a wide cross-section of organisations within the sector. It continues to highlight relevant issues locally, regionally and nationally and is well placed to monitor the changing needs and highlight any barriers to long term prosperity.
As part of our commitment to grow the tourism industry the Enjoy!Hertfordshire campaign was launched in 2011 and the brand can now be seen widely throughout the County on a variety of tourist attractions.
To support the campaign we have a dedicated website http://www.enjoyhertfordshire.com/ which contains details of all the places to visit, stay, or eat within the county and offers some amazing facts about Hertfordshire. Watch out for the Enjoy! Hertfordshire marquee at the Hertfordshire Show
In 2011, the Tourism & Leisure Partnership were the winners of the Best UK Tourism & Leisure Partnership category of the British Travel Awards.
The Hertfordshire Hoteliers Association has been active since late 2007 and now represents a great collection of branded and unique individually owned properties representing diversity and excellence in hotels across Hertfordshire. The Association is an integral part of our Tourism & Leisure Partnership. Initially formed between like-minded Hoteliers in the St Albans & Hatfield area, the Association now collectively offers more than 2000 guest bedrooms and more than 100 highly flexible conference, meeting & event rooms.
With London right on our doorstep we have been ideally placed to take advantage of all the fantastic opportunities the popularity of tourist attractions such as the Warner Brothers Harry Potter Tour attracting over 2 million tourist into the county every year.