Support for tourism businesses
We work with stakeholder groups to build on existing advantages and increase productivity and sustainable growth in Scotland's tourism industry.
We have also established a range of agencies to support tourism businesses and those working in the industry. These are:
- Business Gateway, which provides advice and access to free business support services
- Scottish Enterprise, which promotes economic growth in eastern, central and southern Scotland
- Highlands & Islands Enterprise, which promotes economic growth in north-west Scotland
- the Scottish Ancestral Tourism Group, which helps businesses maximise income from ancestral tourism
We support these agencies in delivering various initiatives designed to develop and grow the tourism industry. Notable initiatives include: