Drive on tourism

SCARBOROUGH’S tourism industry could be set for a huge boost in a major conference.

Tourism body Welcome To Yorkshire are hosting the Y12 event to outline plans for the industry during 2012.

The meeting has received a major boost with tourism minister John Penrose set to talk about the future of the business and gauge the strength of the industry in Yorkshire.

The event will also feature internationally renowned sports psychologist and motivational speaker Michael Finnigan.

Extra seats have been made available for the conference, which takes place on Wednesday, March 28.

The event, which takes place at The Barbican, in York, will get under way at 10am, with the conference starting at 10.45am.

Registration for tickets closes today.

For more information visit www.yorkshire.com