VisitBritain's Rodrigues receives honorary degree from Surrey

VisitBritain's Rodrigues receives honorary degree from Surrey

VisitBritain chairman Christopher Rodrigues has received an honorary degree from the university of Surrey to recognise his “outstanding contribution” to the tourism industry.

Rodrigues has a close association with the university's School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. It was the first English university to run a tourism course more than 40 years ago.

Professor Graham Miller, head of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, who nominated Rodrigues for his honorary degree, said: "As a visiting fellow he has been a regular contributor to our teaching, giving our students valuable insight on the strategic development of the tourism industry."

The award was made at Guildford Cathedral.

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