Visit Devon Industry blog

See all the latest industry news from Visit Devon's tourism and business partners. 

Local Visitor Economy Partnership (LVEP) for Devon

Visit England has announced that Devon and Partners have achieved a new Local Visitor Economy Partnership (LVEP) accreditation for the county. The status will support a collaboration of local authorities and organisations to promote and manage the growth of Devon’s local visitor economy. The new…

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Devon awarded £5.3 million for zero emission buses

A fleet of 41 electric buses are set to take to Devon’s roads in Exeter, North Devon and Torridge. Our successful joint bid with Stagecoach has secured £5.3 million from the second round of the Department for Transport’s Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme. Stagecoach will be investing a…

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Complete the latest 'How's Business' survey

To help us receive up-to-date feedback on how the tourism industry in the South West is performing, we would be grateful if you could take a few minutes to answer the following series of questions. This is the only survey that provides a real time indication of business levels in our region. The…

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Enter the Biffa Change Makers Competition

Are you leading the charge in waste reduction through innovative practices? The Biffa Change Makers competition is searching for businesses or nascent business ideas that are paving the way in turning waste into a resource. This is an opportunity to showcase your commitment to sustainability and…

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Free green business support with Prosper

Are you a business in Mid Devon, East Devon or Exeter? Under our latest business support programme, Prosper, BIP are offering free, practical advice and guidance on sustainable business practices. Whether you’re at the beginning of your Net Zero journey or you've made some initial changes, the…

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Spotlight on Digital Tech

Heart of South West are thrilled to announce our FREE 'Spotlight on Digital Tech' event will be held on 23rd April 2024 from 9am – 1pm at the brand new Firepool Centre for Digital Innovation in Taunton, Somerset. Matt Ballard from Cosmic will lead the event hosting a workshop: "2024 – Your Digital…

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