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Free support for Visitor Economy businesses

14 January 2021

A new programme of support has been announced for visitor economy businesses in Leicester and Leicestershire, to help combat the economic impact of Covid-19.

This dedicated support programme is aimed at tourism, hospitality, sport and leisure businesses, and the purpose is to support economic growth and help these businesses reach new consumer markets to help generate sales.

To help businesses the Business Gateway has launched a programme of free, dedicated webinars and smaller support clinics. Topics will include ‘what authentic tourism looks like’, ‘understanding of the visitor economy and how it can add value’, ‘what consumers are looking for’ and ‘the power of customer excellence and positive reviews’.

The programme kicks off on 28 January with a two-part webinar ‘The road to recovery: Creating memorable and authentic visitor experiences’

The second webinar takes place on the 11 February and addresses ‘Working with the group travel market’

Click here for more information about the programme.