Become a Visit Kent Investor

Our investors have access to a wide range of marketing activities and get support in a variety of areas.

VISIT KENT INVESTOR BENEFITS:

Digital

  • Enhanced website listing and exclusive opportunities to book sponsored spaces, drop down menu and Visit Kent recommends features
  • Priority return in relevant searches and filters / categories
  • Tourism event listings including images, details, contact details and link to booking
  • Social Media - dedicated posts and retweets through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Opportunity to take part in social media campaigns, competitions and paid promotions
  • Presence in e-newsletters to UK, US and European databases

CAMPAIGNS

  • Get involved in innovative marketing campaigns where relevant by supplying content and sharing activity
  • Become a lead partner and be featured as a priority across all marketing activity for that campaign

TRAVEL TRADE

  • Travel Trade representation (via sales missions, exhibitions, sales packs, key relationships)
  • Feature on our dedicated trade website, with opportunities to lead as Attraction or Hotel of the Month
  • Feature in our quarterly dedicated trade newsletter 
  • Feature in familiarisation trip itineraries (where relevant), with further opportunities to host trips (on an in-kind basis)
  • Inclusion within relevant Visit Kent inspirational itineraries (where relevant)

PR

  • PR coverage UK & Europe (via press releases, press visits, media response)
  • Priority inclusion in press releases (where relevant)
  • Opportunity to host press visits (on an in-kind basis)

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, RESEARCH AND RESOURCES

  • Invitation to investor networking events
  • Access to Visit Kent Research & Development studies including monthly business barometer, economic impact studies and visitor perception studies
  • Access to online business support tools
  • Regular newsletter with tourism news, insights and opportunities
  • Free business advisory visits in participating districts
  • Invitation to attend training workshops on a free or subsidised rate basis (subject to funding)

PLUS

 

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE for a small fee:

  • Business support and advice from tourism professionals covering a wide range of expertise
  • Quality support - Over the phone, face to face advisory service and workshops covering the delivery of quality standards including the National Quality Assessment Scheme and the new Local Accommodation Assessment Scheme
  • Bespoke research - Destination management plans and commercial research contracts - special investor rates apply
  • World Host - One-day customer service training courses taking place locally or within your business (min 10 participants required)

 

For more information, please contact one of our Destination Managers Hollie Coffey or Louisa Mungall