Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Hospitality, leisure and tourism

Hospitality, leisure and tourism guidance

This environmental guidance is for businesses in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industries, including:

  • hotels, bed and breakfast accommodation and guesthouses
  • campsites and caravan parks
  • self-catering accommodation
  • restaurants and other catering companies
  • bars, clubs and public houses
  • sports clubs, leisure centres and other leisure facilities
  • activity centres offering outdoor activities and adventure sports
  • tourist attraction


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