Information and news for Arun District tourism businesses

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 coming 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 logoTourism is an integral part of the Arun District Council's Economy Group, the team looking after the Business and Regeneration of the district. Take a look and find out what we do 
PROMOTE YOUR EVENT with Arun District Council AND Sussex by the Sea - it's FREE!


REACH a wider audience for your Arun District event and take the opportunity to be listed at:  ....and more.

DISCOVER advice on  

  • Holding an Event in the Arun District
  • How to add your event to the Arun District Council / Sussex by the Sea database and online calendar

BENEFIT from further promotion via:

  • Sussex by the Sea Social Media 
  • Visitor Information Points
  • Summer and Winter Arun Times publications
  • Digital Screens ​​​​​​​

READ and download this useful guidance as a pdf document: Event Organisers Marketing advice for Sussex by the Sea..pdf  445KB 



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.



Visit England Tourism Business Advice Hub

Visit England Business Advice Hub with clickable link to


Discover help and advice from the national tourist board, Visit England.

"Start your Business", "Tourism Legislation Guide", "Accessibility", "Sustainability" and "Preparing your business to leave the EU"; these are just some of the topics covered. Click the link to the Visit England website to read more




Is YOUR business the best of the best?

Is your business the best of the best? Scroll down to see how to tell the world about it and reap the rewards!

Arun Business Partnership Awards

Arun Business Partnership Awards 2019 Nominate now!


Enter your business in to the 2020 Arun Business Partnership Awards to show your business is the best of the best in the Arun District.
Closing Date: mid October 2020 
Awards event 13th November 2020

Regional and National Tourism Business Awards

The Beautiful South Tourism Awards Tourism South East - 'The Beautiful South' Tourism Awards 

Plan to enter the 2020 awards or nominate your favourite tourism business. 


There are categories for all tourism and hospitality businesses and previous entrants have said entering the awards is a great way to get feedback and PR as well as helping to improve their business. 


Visit England Awards for Excellence 2020 logo


National 'Visit England' Awards

Winners of the 'Beautiful South' Awards will have the option of their forms and judging reports being submitted for consideration in the national Visit England awards.

Visit England Tourism Superstar Award logo

The Tourism Superstar Award

A special award for individuals who go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure visitors to England have an unforgettable experience.  
The 2020 nomination deadline is now passed, but why not read about the proces and the winners  - and consider a 2021 nomination?