TV comedian and presenter Rufus Hound is to host the 2015 Travel Marketing Awards.

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The event will take place on March 19 at the Grosvenor House in London.

Hound, who originally started his career as an account executive in the PR industry before going on to a successful stand-up comedy career, has presented Top of The Pops, the BBC coverage of the Glastonbury Festival and appeared on panel shows ranging from 8 out of 10 cats to Celebrity Juice.

The Travel Marketing Awards will showcase the best campaigns in advertising, direct marketing and digital marketing in the travel industry over the past 12 months.

Commenting on the announcement Keith Cartwright, chairman of the CIM Travel Group said: “We are delighted that Rufus Hound has agreed to host the awards event later this month. Rufus has a particular connection with the marketing sector and that added insight coupled with his very funny standup act will ensure that, what is already a successfully established industry event in the calendar, will be a particularly special evening”.

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