Visit Devon Industry blog

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

Get ready for English Tourism Week

English Tourism Week is coming up on 15-24 March 2024 to celebrate the quality and value of the sector and its importance to local economies and destinations. The week kickstarts the summer season offering businesses and destinations a chance to be part of a national campaign to engage with…

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Digital training for core sectors

More than 440 training places are available through a newly launched digital skills programme. The Core Sector Digital Training programme has been designed to support the key growth sectors of creative industries and clean growth as well as the region’s bedrock sectors of health and adult social…

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Get a Mobile Boost

The Connecting Devon and Somerset’s scheme to improve indoor 4G mobile phone coverage in the region has been extended until March 2024 due to ongoing demand. More than 1,200 homes and businesses across Somerset, Devon, Torbay and Plymouth have already benefited from the scheme. The initiative offers…

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Free Digital Support for Devon Businesses

Kickstart your digital transformation in 2024 with our Digital Link programme, offering free digital support to help your business soar. For small businesses in Devon, Plymouth, and Torbay, we offer free fully funded one-on-one digital support with one of our Digital Business Advisers. From digital…

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The region is Levelling Up

Government has confirmed that Torbay and Plymouth have been successful in securing further Levelling Up Funding. This funding will accelerate economic growth locally and provide more employment opportunities in the key local sectors. Torbay Council's leader, Cllr David Thomas, said: "We are…

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Plymouth Businesses - Dream, Learn, Grow

Digital Remit, in partnership with Plymouth City Council, presents the Dream. Learn. Grow.® programme – a pioneering venture that offers comprehensive business support to startups and growing businesses in Plymouth. This tailor-made programme welcomes you, whether you're still incubating a business…

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