Press Releases

Visit England ‘Good to Go’

VisitEngland have launched the new accredited ‘We’re Good to Go’ scheme which is a free UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark to reassure your customers that your business adheres to Government and public health guidance.
Please be aware for those that have applied for their accreditation via membership organisations will experience a slight delay as those organisations approve applications so please be patient.  For technical issues only then please call the helpline number which is 0345 873 8050
If you would like any further information on this scheme please do not hesitate to call us on 07786911936 where we will be happy to talk you through any concerns or questions you have about re-opening your business and applying for accreditation.

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Joint Press Release GYBC/GYTABIA/Seachange

JOINT PRESS RELEASE
Great Yarmouth Borough Council (GYBC)
Greater Yarmouth Tourism & Business Improvement Area (GYTABIA)
Seachange
Safety first as Great Yarmouth’s big summer events called off
The organisers of Great Yarmouth’s largest summer festivals are announcing the unavoidable cancellation of their events this year, to help protect public health and safety in response to the continued coronavirus threat.
While the Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival, Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival and Out There Festival cannot take place, organisers hope to be able to stage an exciting summer events season in 2021, to help support recovery from Covid-19. These are among many public events that have had to be called off across the UK this year.

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Postponed Tourism & Business Awards

It is with regret but due to the current government advice we are postponing our annual Tourism & Business Awards scheduled to be held on Tuesday 24th March at the Town Hall.  We will of course inform you of the proposed rescheduled date but please do not hesitate to call or email if you require any further information at info@gyta.com or via mobile 07786911936

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New Contact Details GYTABIA

The team are currently working from home until further notice however we will be picking up post regularly from Maritime House
Our current contact details are :
GYTABIA
25 Marine Parade
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2EN
Mob : 07786911936
Email : info@gyta.com

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GYTABIA Relocation of Offices

The Greater Yarmouth Tourism & Business Improvement Area relocated offices 31st October 2019 to :
Maritime House, 25 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2EN
Tel : 07786911936
Email : info@gyta.com
Further details of new landline number will be announced on this site as soon as possible

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Maritime Festival Photos

We have some spectacular photos of the 2019 Maritime Festival so please go to the Maritime Festival Page and click on the link and have a look

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Maritime Festival 2019

Last weekend the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival returned to Southquay for its 20th anniversary. This year featured some very special last minute guests with the Royal Navy’s HMS Bangor arriving on Friday Afternoon, and Turner Iceni wind farm vessels arriving Saturday morning to join the tall ship Minerva, the steam ship George Stephenson, Seafolk Arts Marie (complete with stage and performances), Broads beat, Norfolk lowland rescue and Great Yarmouth’s very own Lydia Eva with the Great Yarmouth & Gorleston RNLI arriving on Sunday morning. The Minerva made several sailing trips with HMS Bangor, George Stephenson, Lydia Eva and all the Turner Iceni boat allowing visitors on board. At its peak there were twelve vessels moored along the quayside for the event.

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Tall Ship Minerva

We are delighted to confirm that the tall ship Minerva will be at the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival.  She will be available for 2 hour sails so if you would like to book tickets and for further information on sail times please click on the following link.
Please note when you book online you must fill in the names of all passengers as it is a requirement for maritime law unfortunately any changes from the original booking are subject to a £5 admin fee 
Book Here

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Formal appointment of Chairman and Company Secretary

The board met Wednesday August 7th 2019 and unanimously agreed the formal appointment of the new Chairman – Lyndon Bevan of MB’s Hemsby and the new Company Secretary – Matt Smith of Sara’s Tearooms.  The board expressed their appreciation for all the hard work carried out by the outgoing Chairman Gareth Brown – Bourne Leisure and Company Secretary David Marsh.

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Notice of Result of BID Ballot

The notice of result of ballot for the business improvement district for Greater Yarmouth tourism and business improvement area has just been published by Great Yarmouth Borough Council .
The vote was in favour of another 5 year BID term both in total number of votes cast in favour of proposal and of the aggregate value of hereditaments of votes cast in favour of proposal.
Please find below the notice for you to download
On behalf of the board of Greater Yarmouth Tourism & Business Improvement Area Ltd

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