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 sussexbythesea@arun.gov.uk with any queries.



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

Experience Development Workshops 10 and 23 March 2021


A message from the Arun Business Partnership 

“The Arun Business Partnership will be using our newsletter to let businesses know about rules, regulations, advice and grants as we did during the previous lockdowns.

If you’re not on our mailing list drop us a line at business@arun.gov.uk and we’ll add you. Please let other businesses know.


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Business Regeneration Team

  • The Arun District Council Business & Regeneration team are working hard to bring you the advice and support you need now and in to the future, together with colleagues at Arun District Council and West Sussex Partners.
  • View the latest helpful advice and information on Grants and Support available at: Business Rates and Business Support during Coronavirus 

  • See more helpful Coronavirus pandemic advice for residents and businesses from the different departments at: https://www.arun.gov.uk/coronavirus 


Discover our Tourism Partners

See how the regional and national tourism sector specialists can help and support your visitor economy business further


The Experience West Sussex Partnership is the central voice for tourism in the region. 

What can the Experience West Sussex Partnership do for you?


Tourism South East Latest updates and information on COVID-19 from the regional tourism organisation.
Visit England & Visit Britain For the latest round up of advice specifically for the tourism and hospitality industry 


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UK Hospitality the powerful voice representing the broad hospitality sector – covering everything from bars, coffee shops, contract catering, hotels, nightclubs, visitor attractions and other leisure venues.  


UK Government Business Support and guidance Keep up to date with the current Business Support from the UK Government.




Register with our partners for further tourism business promotion

Make use of the current lockdown restrictions to ensure your tourism or hospitality business is listed with one or more of our partners for further promotion. Be ready for when times get better.

Depending on your location and marketing requirements, check the links below and contact each organisation for their opportunities and Terms & Conditions.


Arun District / Sussex by the Sea  Online Visitor Information for Arundel, Bognor Regis & Littlehampton and villages in the Arun District. Contact sussexbythesea@arun.gov.uk to add, check or update your information.


Other West Sussex District Authorities  Check the contact details for your local district authority - details provided by West Sussex County Council


England's Coast  England’s Coast is a consumer website and itinerary builder, a marketing and booking tool, all-in-one, read about their 2021 campaign and register.


Experience West Sussex providing business support and creative marketing campaigns to attract visitors to the area, working with destination and commercial partners.


Tourism South East (B2B) & Visit South East England (Consumer) a not for profit organisation supporting the performance and growth of tourism businesses and destinations across South East England. 


Visit England  - offering a range of marketing opportunities that can help you attract visitors.


Visit Arundel


Visit Chichester recently rebranded as The Great Sussex Way


Visit Horsham


Time for Worthing (Investment site) and Discover Worthing (Consumer site)


Tourism For All - Accessibility Charity keen to hear from any business that wants to start or move forward on the accessibility journey. Plus the  VisitEngland/VisitBritain accessibility pages - full of toolkits and easy step by step guides (some of them co-authored by TFA).



Green Tourism Business Scheme - their expert advice, eco-development programmes and internationally respected accreditation scheme have helped thousands of businesses get greener, saving them money and making a real difference to the environment.