Tell new customers about your business For accommodation providers

It’s very simple to get started, below is an online form to enable you to add your business online.

Top tips – before you get started!

  • Complete all fields which are marked with an asterisk *
  • Please enter the business name used to promote your business.
  • Add a great quality photo of your business in LANDSCAPE orientation - JPG, PNG or GIF format and under 2MB in file size but not less than 500KB please (if you experience difficulty submitting this form, re-check if the photo you have attached is less than 2MB.
  • Write a description that is welcoming and unique, try to aim for approximately 300 words if you can (to make it easier to view this text, you can expand all text boxes by dragging the right hand corner of the box to the right and down). Please do not write using all capital letters.
  • Write a short description 10-20 words that sums up your businesses main assets to make people want to know more e.g. Cottage with hot tub and log fires surrounded by woodland, sleeps eight, own parking and dog friendly.
  • Do add the public transport information, it will help ensure that visitors know that Dorset is a destination that can be visited using sustainable transport.
  • All business owners who choose to promote their business on and microsites for Swanage, Lyme Regis or Sherborne must agree with the terms and conditions.
  • Visit Dorset supports the National Quality Assurance Scheme (operated by the AA for VisitEngland), The AA accreditation scheme, the Quality in Tourism Scheme and the Dorset Approved Visitor Accommodation Scheme (DAVAS) and recommend that accommodation providers adopt one of these schemes. Businesses not currently working with one of these schemes must agree to adhere to the standards of the Visit Dorset Accommodation Charter, which you will be asked to sign and return the Charter to us.

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Promote you businesses with us and be viewed up to 7,500 times per year! Online booking options available.

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