As an accommodation provider your business plays a vital part in the visitor economy. TSE can help you to succeed by providing expertise and services that:
- promote your business
- improve customer satisfaction, and
- save you money.
- An enhanced listing on the accommodation section of visitsoutheastengland.com with up to 8 images and direct links to your website
- Dedicated landing page on visitsoutheastengland.com
- Upload Events on our website using our online event form, members are emailed regularly reminding them of this benefit. To upload events you simply follow the link and upload your event details - http://www.visitsoutheastengland.com/events/event-submission-form.
- An invitation to TSE’s Annual General Meeting and Tourism Conference to meet fellow members, attend topical workshops and meet industry experts
- Individual business support and advice including guidance on how to exploit new channels of communication
- Access to the member area of this website for additional online resources
- Free entry in the Beautiful South Awards The awards celebrate the very best in what the South East has to offer and are a route through the National Visit England Awards for Excellence. Members receive unlimited entry in a variety of categories.
- E-newsletters delivering market intelligence, legislation updates, member stories and news of latest opportunities
- Savings on a wide range of commercial and trade services, including preferential rates for card processing, discount on AA accreditation, savings on set up fees for eviivo booking system getting your property and rooms automatically marketed on the world’s leading travel websites including LateRooms, Hotels.com, Expedia, Lastminute.com, facebook, Tripadvisor. We have negotiated these deals on behalf of our members to save money and increase profit margins.
- Free entry to the Group Travel Guide, the annual bible for travel and coach operators (available for members that are able to cater for group bookings and coach parties of 10+)
- Opportunities to keep in touch, meet other tourism professionals and develop new strategic relationships at local networking events
- Opportunity to get involved in digital marketing opportunities at preferential rate
- Heavily discounted International marketing
- A much coveted Membership certificate and window sticker
- Use of the Beautiful South logo (guidelines and images can be downloaded from the member area of this website)
Your business can also benefit from:
- 10% discount on Welcome to Excellence customer service training
- 20% discount on research services, including customer satisfaction surveys and evaluation of marketing activities
- 45% discount on tourist guides, maps and books (no minimum order and free postage and packing)
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More information on card processing: If you are paying more than 1.25% for your debit or credit card processing, the membership deal TSE has negotiated with Barclaycard could save you £100s. As well as one of the lowest rates available anywhere, Barclacard offers an extremely competitive terminal hire rental, no joining fee and no minimum turnover fee - ideal for businesses with a modest level of card transactions. Members can often get their TSE membership covered by this one saving alone. Find out more ... and read a member story.
More information on online bookings: eviivo Front Desk is one of the leading online booking systems. Members savings on setup fees and eviivo Front Desk opens up the opportunity to promote your business and receive bookings from online booking sites such as laterooms.com. Find out more ...
Quality gradings are still an important consideration for consumers. If you are a new business or are an established business but have not yet considered quality assessment you can make a saving on your first year accreditation fees with the AA. Find out more ...
Further savings can potentially be made on your insurance cover. As a TSE member you are entitled to a 10% discount from Howden Insurance Brokers. Read more ...
If you are still not convinced that you should join, read what our members say and visit our local to you pages to find the latest events and news in your area. We look forward to receiving your application form so that you can start enjoying the benefits of being part of TSE. Download Application Form or contact the TSE membership team on 023 8062 5544.