Official visitor website for Leicestershire

For tourism businesses in Leicester and Leicestershire

Tourism in Leicester and Leicestershire is worth over £1.6 billion per year to the local economy and is the second-fastest growing industry in the city and county.


To support this growing sector, these pages offer a one stop shop for information for, and about businesses and organisations with an interest in the Leicester and Leicestershire tourism industry.

They contain all the information that matters for the Leicester and Leicestershire tourism industry including the latest news and developments, marketing opportunities such as involvement in campaigns and publications, business development, key industry events, a library of research documents, and contacts for further information.



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2pm - 5pm - 5th February, Lovatt House, Great Central Railway, Loughborough

9.30am - 12.30pm 8th February Venue: Sketchley Grange Hotel, Burbage

10am - 1pm 27th February Venue: Leicestershire Promotions Ltd, 7-9 Every Street, Leicester  LE1 6AG

Tourism businesses in Leicester and Leicestershire are being offered free business support to help them grow, develop and capitalise on new commercial opportunities. Business consultancy, Winning Moves will deliver the programme, which is part of the Collaborate business support project, helping 130 SMEs in the region. Working in partnership with Leicestershire Promotions, qualifying companies will be able to access a range of support including one-to-one coaching with tourism sector specialists, workshops and masterclasses – all tailored to the needs of the business and with no cost.

It is a perfect time for hospitality businesses to seize the opportunities presented by a rise in visitor numbers in Leicester and Leicestershire. Whether a business wants to market itself more effectively through social media, attract more customers, outperform competition or stand out from the crowd, this programme can help them succeed. Through tools, techniques and business coaching, participants can learn to master the art of encouraging more visitors to stay longer and spend more

Places are limited so please book now to confirm your interest, we'll get in touch to confirm your eligibility.


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Last updated January 2018