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Message to Tourism, Leisure, Hospitality and Retail Members

This is an increasingly difficult time for us all and in the tourism and hospitality sector we have faced new and unprecedented challenges. 

As your Tourism Board covering the destination of Shropshire we want to be here to support you with the practical and real support that we know is vital at this time. 

We are working with partners across the UK and locally from our councils and local enterprise partnerships to our national tourism organisations to collate all the information and links you need to access the support you need when you need it most.  We are also lobbying with VisitBritian, the Tourism Alliance and other hospitality bodies to galvanize real business support in these unprecedented times. 

Get the latest tourism guidance on Coronavirus from VisitBritain

Get access to the latest information and guidance on travel and tourism from our national tourism organisations VisitEngland and VisitBritian. We are in contact with the teams at VisitEngland and VisitBritian daily and will update on any major news, opportunities or assistance as it emerges. 

Get FREE marketing and promotion of your business 

If you have a business in the retail, hospitality and tourism sector able to diversify your business or continue running – tag us in on social media, share your stories with us via email and we will do our best to share this across our large network of free high reach promotional distribution and communication channels including the official tourism website for the area, all social media channels and digital platforms.   

FREE Tourism Membership

Our membership has been free to retail, hospitality and the tourism sector since 2015 – please remain confident that this will not change in our commitment to you.  If you are not a member we urge you to sign up as soon as possible to ensure that you are being kept up to date as things develop during the coronavirus pandemic – sign up here > www.discover-shropshire.co.uk/login

Our Tourism membership include:

  • Open to all retail, hospitality and the tourism businesses across Shropshire
  • Free listing on the official tourism website
  • Free promotion via our social network channels
  • Business support specific to our sector – FREE workshops, training and advice
  • Access to the latest opportunities with VisitEngland and VisitBritain
  • Updates on funding and business grants
  • Access to national destination marketing campaigns
  • Access to OHH advertising channels
  • Networking across the tourism community

Connect with local tourism businesses

With over 600 tourism businesses in our membership across Shropshire, we can support tourism, retail and hospitality businesses to network to support their resilience and diversification.  We can connect people and opportunities including facilitating e-introductions for businesses who wish to seek new partnerships, new supply chains and channels of distribution. For example small accommodation providers looking to network with B&B’s and hotels nearby to refer business that they are unable to accommodate and restaurants and cafes looking to collaborate on new distribution for delivery services.

Business Guidance for businesses located in the borough of Telford & Wrekin Council

Through the Marches LEP and Telford and Wrekin Council you can access professional business support.  Whether you need support with employment or to discuss business resilience and continuity, our teams can help – click here for full information.

Business Guidance for businesses located within Shropshire Council territory

For any business enquiries related to COVID-19 please contact COVID19businessenquiries@shropshire.gov.uk  For advice and support regarding business rates, including holidays, relief or setting up payment schedules over 12 months, please contact business.rates@shropshire.gov.uk

 Keep safe and be kind to others – remember to look out for the vulnerable in your neighbourhood.

Wishing you all the best in these uncertain times.

The Discover Shropshire & Telford Team

Discover Shropshire & Telford - the official Destination Management Organisation promoting Shropshire. Proud to be part of the VisitBritain tourism network.

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