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Larking Gowen launches 2017 Tourism Business Survey

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 tourism survey has now been launched.

Celebrating its 11th year, the independent survey includes questions about the short and long term impact of last year's Brexit vote as well as other issues affecting the tourism sector, including accessibility for disabled visitors. The survey launch comes as confidence in the strength of the regional tourist and leisure economy is growing and post Brexit domestic holidays increase.

All businesses in the tourism and leisure sector, including restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions, as well as retailers in tourism hotspots, are being encouraged to participate.

There is a lot of good anecdotal evidence in the tourist sector but this survey provides an opportunity to mark the current trends with a series of valuable statistics. The survey highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the industry as well as its economic benefits to the region. It is not only an important awareness tool used by key decision makers, tourism organisations and government, both local and national, but the results can also help participants to create tailored business development plans. Furthermore, it provides a benchmarking tool to see how businesses compare year on year.

The continued (and growing) support for this survey is very much appreciated, and we would like to thank all those that support us.

Please note that the survey closes on 14 February 2017.

Click here to take part in the survey.