Published: 29th Jun 2020

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Hospitality and Tourism has launched a new inquiry into the tourism industry in coastal and lakeside areas.  The inquiry aims take a holistic look at tourism and hospitality in the UK’s coasts and lakeside regions, bringing together a wide range of stakeholders to examine the challenges and opportunities that face businesses, workers and local communities in these areas. It comes as many pubs, restaurants and attractions start to reopen as lockdown restrictions start to relax. The inquiry will consider: What support can be afforded to coastal and lakeside commerce and economies to optimise their capacity to drive much needed economic growth, employment and prosperity? What distinct concerns to costal and lakeside businesses have from other hospitality businesses? What support do local authorities require to promote and support tourism? What structural issues faced by coastal communities that inhibit tourism? How can demand be stimulated for … (To read the full article, subscribe below)