Recession-Busting Tips for Tourism Businesses
Winchester City Council’s tourism service is organising a free event for anyone who owns or manages a visitor accommodation business in the Winchester District. The event takes place on Tuesday 10 March between 10am and 2pm at The Tower in Romsey Road.
It will be an occasion for discussion, information exchange and networking with fellow accommodation owners and city council staff. Speakers will address hot topics for the sector such as marketing ideas to help combat the recession. There is also an opportunity, for those who have never visited before, to find out more about The Tower - a multi-arts venue in a converted 19th century water tower offering live music, theatre and comedy.
Delegates from around the Winchester District have been signing up enthusiastically for the event. They represent hotels, B&Bs, self catering properties and campsites.
Winchester City Council’s Leader, Cllr George Beckett, who also holds the portfolio for economy and tourism, will open the meeting. He said: “I believe these information-sharing events to be very important. They provide an opportunity for us to plan shared projects, to brainstorm bright ideas together, and also for me to hear directly from representatives of one of the district’s most important industries. During this economic downturn, I am determined to stay close to local businesses and support them in any way I can.”
For further information, or to book your space, contact