COVID-19

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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused global disruption to the travel industry with all travel currently at a stand still. Please find below our response to COVID-19 including how we have been supporting the UK tourism industry, see the the latest news, advice and support available to businesses from the UK Government and our work for recovery planning.  

The best source of information for any visitors with individual questions or health concerns is Public Health England. To stay up to date with UK Government advice on coronavirus visit the GOV.UK website.

COVID-19 Tourism Industry Emergency Response (TIER)

The Tourism Industry Emergency Response Group (TIER) is a group comprising of key tourism industry associations and organisations, as well as relevant government departments.

COVID-19 (new coronavirus) - latest information and advice for businesses

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Update on the COVID-19 including advice and support for businesses

Helping the tourism industry recover from COVID-19

On behalf of the tourism industry, we have sent a paper to the Cabinet Office detailing how government can help the tourism industry recover from COVID-19.

Our role during COVID-19 (coronavirus)

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Our role during COVID-19 (coronavirus) and our five priority areas.

New industry standard in development in response to COVID-19

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A clear ask of us from the industry is to develop a common industry standard quality mark that would provide a ‘ring of confidence’ for tourism businesses, attractions and destinations.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Destination Management Resilience Scheme

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A £1.3m COVID-19 Destination Management Resilience Scheme is now open for Destination Management Organisations to apply. Find out more.