This website has been created in conjunction with Tourism Inverclyde and Visit Scotland, with the support of a number of partners listed below.
Find out more about them and how they can assist tourism businesses.
Inverclyde Council delivers public services to the communities of Gourock, Greenock, Inverkip, Kilmacolm, Port Glasgow, Quarrier’s Village and Wemyss Bay.
The council leads on the development of the ‘discover Inverclyde’ call to action, website and place marketing.
The council supports the wider business community including the tourism sector and leads on tourism development locally in partnership with the organisations listed below through the tourism Inverclyde partnership.
Follow the council on social media @Inverclyde on Twitter @InverclydeCouncil on Facebook.
Contact the council’s communications and tourism service at [email protected] or phone 01475 712032.
Whether you’re an accommodation provider, visitor attraction or a tour guide – get ready to inspire and attract both visitors and locals looking to uncover and enjoy Scotland.
If would like to speak with someone regarding how Visit Scotland can assist your business, contact our local Industry Relationship Manager, Craig Lawless
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01292 501367
Inverclyde Tourist Group
Inverclyde Tourist Group are people who are passionate about the local area.
We got together in 2001 to promote Inverclyde in a friendly and informal way. We are all volunteers and are a non-profit-making organisation.
We are proud to run tours of our local area and to share our knowledge with you.
We can offer information on:
- Places of interest to visit.
- Sporting and leisure opportunities, including golf.
- Local shopping: traditional and chain stores.
- Transport: trains, buses, taxis, car hire.
- Places to eat and drink.
- Internet and telephone access.
- Clan history and tartan.
For cruise ship passengers we also
run local coach tours on cruise call days.
West Coast Waters
West Coast Waters is a collaboration of all west coast Destination Management Organisations and tourism organisations collectively representing over 2,500 tourism interests across the west coast of Scotland. It is supported by the key public agencies and travel partners in the area. To find out more visit our website www.westcoastwaters.co.uk/about
If you would like to speak further with Carron, she can be contacted on [email protected]
They have a wide ranging toolkit that can be used to tie in with your tourism business or activity in Inverclyde, everything from logos to images.
Don’t forget to Tag @WCWScotland
Use #westcoastwaters and #immerseyoursenses
Business Gateway Inverclyde can provide advice and support to start or develop your business, help with a business plan, or even just a 1-2-1 chat with an experienced Business Adviser. We offer a variety of professional resources, support and tools to help you create new opportunities, learn new skills and develop sustainable strategies to develop your business……and all of our services are free of charge. We can also help you access a wide range of business grants, from the £500 Start Up grant and the £500 Marketing grant, to the £10,000 Property grant.
For information or to book an appointment with an adviser, contact Business Gateway on 01475 778465
Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce
Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) support Inverclyde businesses to improve and grow by creating the right economic conditions for a buoyant Inverclyde economy, while enabling our members and their employees to be successful and prosperous. ICC are a champion of Inverclyde businesses, providing services to improve business representation, networking and performance to allow local businesses to reach their potential and to thrive.
ICC offers a wide range of services to local businesses including: events, member’s services, connecting businesses, lobbying and mentoring.
For more info please contact Rachel Burns, Senior Executive Officer, Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce, Room 5, Victoria House, 5 East Blackhall Street, Greenock, PA15 1HD
Email: [email protected] Website: www.inverclydechamber.co.uk
Tel: 01475 806824 Mobile: 07547614245 Twitter: @InverChamber
Federation of small buinesses
As experts in business, FSB offers members a wide range of vital business services, including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in Government.
For more information, contact Hisashi Kuboyama; [email protected]
Scotland's food & drink
Scotland is a Land of Food and Drink with some of the best natural produce in the world. Our industry is flourishing, producing world class food and drink that are enjoyed at home and exported all over the world.
As the industry leadership organisation, Scotland Food & Drink (SF&D) is tasked with driving the continued growth of the food and drink sector. Around the SF&D Partnership Board table sit trade bodies and key organisations, as well as the Scottish Government and Scotland’s leading research institutes and government agencies – supporting business through skills, training and economic development.
For more information you can follow SF&D and Caroline on Twitter @scotfooddrink @scotfooddrinkcarolin or email [email protected].