Tourism business support

Tourism is vital to the Arun District.

Our tourism business development officer in the economy group aims to work closely with all tourism businesses and organisations in the district, whether they are accommodation providers, attractions, event organisers, retailers, food outlets or their local suppliers.

For tourism sector business enquiries, and to register for the Sussex by the Sea Business Newsletter please contact: sussexbythesea@arun.gov.uk  Telephone: 01903 737859 or 07733 125 674

Specific tourism related business advice, guidance and support is available particularly during the recovery from the current coronavirus pandemic plus;  information on networking events, skills training and promotional opportunities.

Sussex by the Sea

The tourism brand for the district is Sussex by the Sea.

You can find inspiration and information on the Sussex by the Sea social media on Facebook  Twitter and Instagram.

Specialist visitor information including where to stay, things to do, maps and events can be found at our location partner websites:

Local (walk in) visitor information points are also located in each town at:

  • Arundel Museum
  • Regis Centre, Bognor Regis
  • Bah Humbug Sweet Shop, 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 Miriam.nicholls@arun.gov.uk or 01903 737845 to 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 district and filming enquiries, please see our Leisure and Events page.