NEW YORK: VisitEngland appointed Emma Thomas as its media relations manager for North America. Thomas will be tasked with promoting travel to England in the North American market. Thomson previously worked as senior manager of travel and tourism PR at NYC & Company.
The appointment comes as VisitEngland is expanding its global PR representation to include the US and Canada. Prior to April 2009, VisitEngland existed as a division within VisitBritain, which also promoted Scotland and Wales. VisitEngland launched separately in April 2009 to create a distinct body of tourism for London and England's eight regions.