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Dave Simmons

With more than 25 years at the most senior levels of the travel and tourism industry operating across multiple sectors and international markets, Dave brings to WTACH an extensive and wide-ranging understanding of tourism development and the requirements and considerations needed to pursue more responsible and sustainable practices.

A passionate advocate for ensuring the travel and tourism sector operates fairly and in ways that contribute proactive to the communities they profit from; Dave has been involved in a range of projects that have served to ‘Give Back’ to those who need it most.

Most notably, following the 2004 Asian Tsunami disaster he founded and chaired the UK travel industry’s ‘Travel Aid 50’. A project that successfully undertook a number of major rebuilding projects in Sri Lanka.