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Ben Walker



As well as Director and owner of Arise, Ben is also a digital marketing specialist overseeing all our projects.

Prior to founding the company back in 2014, Ben has been working in web for over 20 years and completed a degree in Computing, worked at an award-winning design agency, and purchased a social media business.

Ben is also a prolific writer having written articles for publications such as BoagworldHotel OwnerHotel DesignsBoutique HotelierHotel SpeakLuxury Hospitality Magazine and Boutique Hotel News.

When he's not at work you'll typically find him at home spending time with the family and playing with his little girl, in the great outdoors, or at church (

Ben is an avid Star Wars fan and once helped a group of Latvians push a coach up a motorway in a blizzard.

Favorite quote?

"To err is human, to arr is pirate".

“A big thanks to Ben for sharing his story and the 'tricks of the trade' for digital marketing with our Tourism students this week. This area has grown and is changing so quickly that teaching it needs someone who is 'in the thick of it'. Ben is a real gentleman to work with.”

Paul Fallon - Senior Lecturer
Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management at University of Central Lancashire
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