Call for evidence: The Economic Potential of Coastal Communities and the Visitor Economy

Closes 5.00pm on 30 September 2016

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Visitor Economy is conducting an Inquiry into the Economic Potential of Coastal Communities and the Visitor Economy.  The aim of the inquiry is to provide an opportunity to discuss how the Government and the hospitality and tourism industry can support the economic and social development of coastal areas. The themes to be addressed by the inquiry are:

  • the significance of tourism and hospitality to coastal communities
  • coastal investment
  • infrastructure and Technology
  • the economic and social potential of the Visitor Economy

Evidence is invited from all stakeholders across the UK with an interest in the area including businesses, local and other trade associations, representatives of UK, Devolved and Local Governments, Local Enterprise Partnerships, non-government organisations, educational institutions, charities and community groups.

The APPG is co-chaired by Nigel Huddleston MP for Mid Worcestershire and Margaret Ritchie MP for South Down, with the British Hospitality Association providing the APPG Secretariat.  The aim of the APPG is to enhance local economies through promoting measures and incentivesto visitor numbers and investment in the UK.

For more information on the call for evidence download the call for evidence below:

APPG Visitor Economy Call for Evidence

For more informatio on the APPG for the Visitor Economy follow this link.

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