Hospitality trade associations
Trade Associations and Business Support Organisations for Hospitality sector.
NIHF is a representative body for hotels, guesthouses and other accommodation providers in Northern Ireland.
Tourism NI responsible for the development of tourism and the marketing of Northern Ireland as a tourist destination to domestic tourists, from within Northern Ireland, and to visitors from the Republic of Ireland. It is a non-departmental public body of the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment.
ASSC is an independent trade association run for and by holiday property owners in Scotland.
Visit Scotland is Scotland's national tourism board. It works with private businesses, public agencies and local authorities to help improve and promote the country's tourism industry.
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Visit the FindBusinessSupport.gov.scot website
BACTA is a trade group that works on behalf of the UK's amusement and gaming machine industry.
BALPPA is an industry group that represents the interests of owners, managers, suppliers and developers in the UK’s commercial leisure parks, piers, zoos and static visitor attractions sector.
BBPA works to promote and protect Britain’s brewers and pub companies.
BH&HPA is a trade group that represents the interests of the parks industry in the UK. Membership is made up of the owners and managers of park home estates, touring and tenting parks, caravan holiday home parks, chalet parks and all types of self-catering accommodation.
UK Hospitality is a trade group that represents the UK hospitality and tourism industry.
BII is a group with charitable status that represents individuals working across the licensed hospitality industry.
CTH is a professional awarding body that provides management qualifications relevant to the hospitality and tourism sector.
CHME is a non-profit organisation representing UK, European and International universities and colleges offering higher education programmes in the fields of hospitality studies, hospitality management, and related fields.
FSPA is a national trade body that represents 14 associations and approximately 500 member companies in the sports and play industries.
Institute of Hospitality is a professional body for individual managers and aspiring managers working and studying in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry.
IH&RA is a trade group that monitors and lobbies all international agencies on behalf of the hospitality industry.
ITP is an trade body that brings together hotel industry leaders from across the world.
NCASS is an industry group that supports caterers throughout the UK.
OIA is a community interest company that acts as a trade body for manufacturers, retailers and other organisations that provide products and services for the outdoor leisure pursuits market in the UK.
Tourism Society is a knowledge-sharing group for people working in tourism and travel, including educators and students, and others interested or involved in the visitor economy across all its sectors worldwide.