Gordon Smith appointed as new Destination Development Director for the South of Scotland
We have announced the appointment of a new Destination Development Director for the South of Scotland.
Gordon Smith, who has worked within tourism for more than 26 years and with VisitScotland since 2005, will take up the role.
Gordon has held several senior roles at VisitScotland during this time, most recently as the Regional Director for Ayrshire & Arran, Renfrewshire and Inverclyde, where he has been instrumental in the ongoing development of the Ayrshire & Arran Visitor Economy Strategy.
In this new role, Gordon will be responsible for leading on the continued responsible recovery of the tourism industry in the South of Scotland.
He will lead on the delivery of the key strategic tourism priorities set out in the regional economic strategy and help to support the ambitions of the national tourism strategy, Scotland Outlook 2023, for Scotland to be a world leader in 21st century tourism.