New Partnership Visitor Information Service For 2018
The ERBID Company and Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company are working in partnership to deliver Visitor Information Services at the official English Riviera Visitor Information Centre situated on Torquay Harbourside. This new partnership means that the English Riviera Visitor Information Service can now extend its opening hours including Saturday and Sunday through the summer.
Handling over 130,000 enquiries per year the English Riviera BID Company will continue to operate the English Riviera Visitor Information Centre (VIC) in 2017 supporting all BID businesses throughout the year with stocking promotional literature FREE OF CHARGE.
FREE VISITOR MAPS will continue to be available for both visitors visiting the centre and businesses wanting to provide them at their own premises.
Other services include Theatre Ticket Sales, National Express Tickets, Bus Tickets and Timetables, Boat Tickets and the promotion of local Events and Festivals via the English Riviera What’s On Calendar.
The central VIC is located on Torquay harbourside and is managed by Katrine Harrington and a small team of seasonal staff and volunteers. Telephone 01803 211211.
If you are in a position to offer a few hours to help please contact Katrine as we are planning to operate a 7 day service from June 1st. The temporary Visitor Information telephone number is: 01803 659790
The Torquay VIC is supported by a growing number of Visitor Information Points (VIPs) across the resort who kindly provide free of charge space at their premises to display Visitor Information and include:
- Hobb Nobs Gift shop, Brixham Harbour
- Romany Jones Café, Kingskerwell
- Churston Farmshop
- Torquay Library
- We hope to also be in a position to deliver a new mobile Visitor Information Centre at major events such as we did at the Torbay Air Show.
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