Tourism business support

Tourism is vital to the Arun District.

The Tourism Business Development Officer in the Council’s Business & Regeneration team aims to work closely with all tourism businesses and organisations in the Arun district, whether they are accommodation providers, attractions, event organisers, retailers, food outlets or their local suppliers.

If you have a tourism or hospitality business in the Arun district and need help and advice for your business, please visit the Sussex by the Sea Tourism Business Centre website for helpful information and latest news, updated regularly.

For tourism sector business enquiries, please contact: or  Telephone: 01903 737859

Specific tourism related business advice, guidance and support is available particularly during and following the current coronavirus pandemic plus; information on networking events, skills training, including how to get the best out of social media, and promotion via the tourism website and it’s social media platforms.


Sussex by the Sea

The tourism brand for the Arun District is ‘Sussex by the Sea’

Please find Inspiration and Information on the Sussex by the Sea Website, Visitor Guide and Social Media on Facebook  Twitter and Instagram

Local Visitor Information Points are also located in Arundel, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton


Tourism partner organisations

We work closely and share expertise, best practice, marketing and support with other local, regional and national tourism organisations, including:


The Arun Business Partnership

The Arun Business Partnership is managed by the team’s Business Development Manager. Please contact Miriam Nicholls at or call her on 01903 737845 and make sure your business is signed up to receive the Partnership’s regular newsletter for the latest helpful business advice direct to your email inbox


Event Organisers

For enquiries relating to organising an event in the Arun District and filming enquiries, please see the Council’s Leisure and Events page and contact the Event Section on 01903 737920 or e-mail