Tourism businesses in Moray are being asked for their views on upcoming proposals which could shape the industry’s future.
Organisations throughout the region have been invited to air their thoughts on Moray Speyside Tourism’s (MST) BID initiative which aims to promote the area to visitors from across the world.
Currently, MST is charged with creating a sustainable and secure environment for tourism, but their funding runs out at the end of the year.
The group launched its TBID campaign in May and has been working ever since on getting businesses on board with the new funding model.
Under the scheme, local tourism-related organisations would pay a yearly levy based on the rateable value of their business premises.
Members would then have the power to determine how the money should be spent and the direction of focus to put Moray on the world destination map – with no need to rely on public funding.
In preparation for their proposals to be written up and finalised, MST has invited interested tourism businesses to have their say on what the main priorities should be for the plan which will be put to a vote in the autumn.
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