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News: Tribute To Geoffrey Thompson

Monday, 14th June 2004
(PR 1396)

The Chairman of the newly created Lancashire and Blackpool Tourist Board, Anthony Goldstone, today paid tribute to the contribution made by Geoffrey Thompson to the tourism industry in Lancashire.

He said:

"The tourism industry has suffered a great loss with the sad death of Geoffrey Thompson. He was a pioneer in the field of family entertainment and a major contributor to Blackpool's success, keeping the town at the forefront of national tourism.

"On a personal level Geoffrey was a very kind person who brought enjoyment to countless visitors to the Pleasure Beach. Thanks to his achievements Blackpool is well placed to continue to grow as a major centre for tourists and can look forward to a bright future."

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