Strategies and Destination Management Plans
We are have prepared tourism strategies and destination management plans (DMPs) for countries, regions, and local destinations – for large cities, heritage towns, national parks, and many other types of area – in the UK and internationally. Each of our strategies / destination management plans is crafted to meet the specific needs of the destination. They are based on careful local consultation and a thorough investigation of market opportunities, resource strengths and constraints, and funding possibilities. They usually include practical action plans and recommendations on the best structures for securing commitment from the public and private sectors.
Policy Advice and Guidance
We are frequently asked to address key tourism issues, identify options for policy and provide guidance for government and the tourism industry. The is based on a combination of our own experience, consultation and investigative research, and often leads to the preparation of advisory publications and manuals.
Project Development and Appraisal
We evaluate, guide and make plans for all kinds of tourism development projects, large and small. Our experience has spanned leading national museums and attractions, natural and cultural heritage sites, leisure projects, hotel and self-catering development, retailing, craft centres, and community-based tourism initiatives. We can be brought in to investigate entirely new project proposals or the diversification or expansion of existing businesses. Our services include market and feasibility assessment, audience development, business planning, management proposals and inputs to implementation.
Research and Intelligence
Our research and intelligence services help our clients understand the scale, pattern, impact and potential of tourism, now and in the future. This can involve simply pulling together and making sense of existing data, but we are often commissioned to undertake original research, such as visitor surveys, enterprise surveys, and consumer discussion groups. We regularly undertake research and profiling of leisure and business market segments. We help clients keep abreast of performance and provide advice on indicators, monitoring and benchmarking..
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