COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Latest Advice for Hospitality & Tourism Businesses

Stay Alert Covid-19 message with link to Arun District Council's local and national information


We understand that all businesses including those in the hospitality, culture and tourism sectors will have justified worries and concerns on how the coronavirus outbreak may have affected your business. 

Please see how we can help and support your business by clicking the links below. We are working hard with colleagues at Arun District Council and tourism sector partners to bring you the advice and support you need at this time and in to the future.

More information will be added here as we receive updates, so please bookmark this page and revisit regularly.

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#Help us to Help You. Complete this survey on how YOUR business has been affected

#Helpful Signposting advice from the Arun Business Partnership and Arun District Council

#Business Updates and guidance from regional and national tourism organisations

#Latest advice direct from the HM Government Business Support Page


Help us to Help You. Complete these surveys on how YOUR business has been affected

Call to action for Arun District businesses. Complete a short survey and tell us what help your business needs


What Support Do You Need Going Forward?

Arun Business Partnership have put together a very short survey to find out what businesses feel they will need by way of support both now and in the next few months. 

You may not know exactly what you need and the future may be very uncertain for many but if you could complete the survey we can point you in the direction of existing support or provide it where we can. 


Survive, Revive, Thrive, webinars Tourism in the Time of Coronavirus, - Experience West Sussex

The third of these interesting and informative webinars was held on Tuesday 2nd June 2020.

Links to this and the previous two events are available on the Experience West Sussex website. 

The webinars are presented by Experience West Sussex, Sussex Chamber of Commerce,  South Downs National Park Authority and Coast to Capital Growth Hub.



Business Rates and Business Support during Coronavirus

Arun District Council logoClick on the Arun District Council  Business Rates and Business Support COVID-19  website to view the latest helpful advice and information on Grants and Support available - including the new Discretionary Business Grant - Apply from the  1st June 2020 




Arun Business Partnership logoARUN BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP

The Business Partnership Newsletter is always exceptionally helpful - and even more so at this time! Sign up to receive all the latest COVID-19 business advice all in one place by email. 

View the current edition (01.06.20) and email Miriam to be sent future editions direct to your inbox.



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Read the latest  Arun District Council Guidance for Businesses & Residents includes:

Business advice links to relevant UK Government Coronavirus pages

EVENT ORGANISERS!  Be sure to read the LATEST ADVICE AND MESSAGE from Arun District Council

Follow Arun District Council  and Arun Business Partnership on Facebook and Twitter for the very latest messages 





Visit Britain and Visit England logo

For the latest round up of advice specifically for the tourism and hospitality industry please click this link  direct to the LATEST NEWS FROM VISIT BRITAIN / VISITENGLAND



Experience West Sussex Partnership logo A destination partnership delivering collective value through leadership, inspiration and collaboration for the benefit of the West Sussex visitor economy.

Read the latest local and regional business and visitor advice on Covid-19 from the Experience West Sussex Partnership and sign up for their regular business newsletters.


Tourism South East logo


Latest updates and information on COVID-19 from the regional tourism organisation, including more useful links such as ACAS Webinar dates and more. 


UK Hospitality LogoUKHospitality is the powerful voice representing the broad hospitality sector – covering everything from bars, coffee shops, contract catering, hotels, nightclubs, visitor attractions and other leisure venues.  Read more and Sign up for regular COVID-19 updates logo


Latest advice direct from the HM Government Business Support Page






About the Sussex by the Sea Tourism Business Centre

Information logoSussex by the Sea Tourism businesses - this page is for you! 

Find the latest useful information for local tourism businesses in and around the Arun District in Sussex by the Sea.
Keep checking back as more information is regularly added.

Sussex by the Sea online tourist information logoWho are we?

'Sussex by the Sea' is the official tourism 'brand' of Arun District Council, and is used to promote this beautiful part of West Sussex and it's tourism businesses; to residents in and visitors to: Arundel, Bognor Regis, Littlehampton and the villages of the Arun District. 

Arun District Council logoArun District Council's Business & Regeneration Team

Tourism is an integral part of the Arun District's economy. The Business & Regeneration team offer support and advise to all the businesses of the district. Take a look and find out what we do
Hospitality Businesses GET IN TOUCH
If you own or represent a tourism business or organisation, whether it be as an accommodation; attraction; food and drink;  retailer; conference; venue; transport or event organiser please email with any queries.