Stuart Render is a well-respected member of the tourism community. For six years he edited Coach Monthly, a leading tourism magazine focusing on group travel. Over his career he has handled the PR for long distance coach operator National Express, and helped launch a myriad of bus routes and travel products for FirstGroup. For a few years he was Head of PR for Greater Manchester Police, a rare moment out of the tourism, travel and transport sector.
He’s a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, a Member of The Tourism Society, a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers and a former board member of the Coach Tourism Association. He also has a licence to drive buses and coaches, and once spent a weekend driving groups of tourists around London on an open-top bus.
Stuart combines his writing, PR, marketing and tourism industry skills as the proprietor of specialist coach tourism consultancy Stuart Render Tourism, working with a wide range of tourism clients across the UK and continental Europe. He brings his wealth of experience and skills to support made with a range of projects and activities.