About VisitNorwich - Meet The Team

As a member of VisitNorwich you gain 12 months' support from an expert marketing, PR and tourism team. Our team is made up of tourism experts, experienced marketers, PR gurus, creative travel writers and skilled digital professionals. We are all, importantly, passionate about promoting Norwich and Norfolk and providing great opportunities for our members.

We are not just Norwich experts too. Our members come from all over the county from Holkham to Hopton and everywhere in between.

The team also works closely with VisitEngland and VisitBritain to further support and develop the tourism experience in this area.

Nick Bond – Head of Tourism, VisitNorwich

Nick has worked in tourism destination marketing for most of his professional career. Prior to running VisitNorwich he was business tourism manager at Welcome to Yorkshire. Before then he worked at the national tourism organisation, VisitBritain, and was at (what were) London Tourist Board and Bristol Tourism. Nick worked in sales in the hotel industry in London immediately after university and he briefly worked as a resort rep in France, and as a travel agent whilst he was studying. He has a masters degree in Tourism Management and BA in Tourism & European Studies. Contact Nick at nick.bond@visitnorwich.co.uk.

Melanie Cook – PR Manager

Melanie has worked in tourism throughout her career with qualifications in Travel & Tourism and digital design platforms. She spent 15 years in London working for British Airways Travel Shops and British Airways gaining valuable experience in destination marketing, products, customer service and the customer experience, online internal communications, copywriting, British Airways online selling platforms (ba.com), marketing and sales. Contact Mel at melanie.cook@visitnorwich.co.uk

Izzi Johnson – Marketing Executive

Izzi moved to VisitNorwich from her job in a design agency, after graduating from Norwich University of the Arts. In her previous role she worked on branding, communication design and graphics projects, as well as undertaking copywriting and editing work. Now, working on the City of Stories blog and in close partnership with VisitNorwich members, Izzi uses her passion for writing to create content that is considered, interesting and visually engaging. Contact Izzi at isabel.johnson@visitnorwich.co.uk

Josh Melling – Digital Marketing Executive

Recent graduate of the University of East Anglia, Josh has a BSc in Marketing and Management where he focused on digital consumerism and economics, and a Masters in Education and International Development. Living and working in Norwich for over 5 years he has a wealth of knowledge on the local offer. With a past in computer systems he manages our digital assets, contact Josh: app@norwichbid.co.uk for any web related, and advertising queries.


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