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.




  • Leicestershire Tourism Forum returns with a Brexit special!

  • We have great sponsorship opportunities available for businesses looking to gain profile to new audiences. Click here to find out more 

  • Want to be part of the Great Days Out Guide 2019? Book and pay before 30th September and you will pay 2018 rates. Click here for more information!

  • Book your tickets for the spectacular Gala Awards Ceremony when the winners will be announced for this year's  Tourism and Hospitality Awards!  Click here to find out more

  • Make the most of goLeicestershire and promote your business to over 1.5 million web visitors. Click here to find out more

  • Want to be an official sponsor of Leicestershire Promotions 2018 Tourism & Hospitality Awards? Click here to find out more


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

Call us for details of the next workshops - 0116 225 4000

Enrol for the Leicestershire Tourism Forum being held on 8th November 2018 - see full details here 

For more information see:

Download the Collaborate Programme flyer here

Last updated August 2018