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Tourism Business Funding

If you are thinking of starting a tourist accommodation business or already operate an established tourist accommodation establishment and wish to expand, Invest NI can provide you with advice and a range of programmes and financial support to help you grow and develop your business further.

Invest NI

The Invest Northern Ireland Tourism Team can advise you on the commercial aspects of your tourist accommodation development.

Financial assistance may be available to established businesses or to help develop new accommodation businesses.
Invest NI may also offer a wide range of advice and guidance to tourism accommodation businesses including:

  • IT and e-business issues
  • Training
  • Design and marketing
  • Market research information
  • Energy and water efficiencies is the official online channel for business advice and guidance in Northern Ireland provided by Invest NI. It delivers up to date information and practical advice on a range of topics including starting up, finance and grants, employment and skills development, workplace health and safety, sales and marketing, international trade and growing your business, etc.

You can contact the Invest NI Tourism Team on Tel 028 9023 9090 or email

Other funding options


NI Small Business Loan Fund
What is the NI Small Business Loan Fund?
The NI Small Business Loan Fund (“the Fund”) will provide typically unsecured loans to individuals, private companies and social enterprises in the SME and micro enterprise size range in the start-up and growth phases of development.

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