The Visitor Economy Network (VEN) is made up of
private sector businesses who are engaged in attracting "day and
longer stay visitors" into the Borough.
The Network meets on a quarterly basis and aims to
share expertise, information and best practice. Further we are
looking to develop a culture of exceptional customer care and best
practice through our "Knowsley Welcome and Experience" .
We want everyone who attends our wonderful visitor attractions,
to benefit from the excellent hospitality afforded by our many
restaurants, shops, amenities, and leisure venues.
The Chamber is here to support businesses in the sector through
business advice or training courses.
Through the Network we aim to influence tourism and development
of the visitor economy in Knowsley, and potentially attract funding
to support collaborative projects that will "make a
An example of this is our involvement in the Prescot Town Team
and Prescot Heritage Lottery Initiative.
Some of the companies/organisations that are involved in the VEN
are as follows:-
- Acorn Farm
Extreme, Knowsley Safari Park
Village Hotel, Whiston
Inn by Express, Knowsley
4 x 4
Chamber of Commerce
Council (Business Support & Liaison)
Council (Head of Leisure and Culture Devt)
Hall and Safari Park
Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
John Lennon Airport
Landlife/National Wildlife Centre
Coffee Shop, Prescot
Whittakers Garden Centre / Beesley & Fildes
If you are involved in the Visitor Economy or
Tourism Sector and would like to join our Network and receive
information on news, events, or training,
TELEPHONE: 0151 477 1356 or
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