Moray Speyside now has its own Tourism Business Improvement District

Businesses have voted YES to introducing the Tourism BID.

The ballot for the Tourism BID was successful, with the following results:-

  • Turnout by headcount was 37.91%
  • Turnout by rateable value (RV) was 69.27%
  • Number of votes cast was 141 with 106 voting in favour of the BID
  • The combined rateable value of those that voted was £12,185,950 with 97.17% (£11,841,150) voting in favour of the BID.

The vote was therefore successful on all counts required by law and Visit Moray Speyside, the Tourism BID company for Moray became operational on 1st April 2020.   The company is a not-for-profit limited company, with its purpose being to deliver the objectives of the Moray Speyside Tourism BID Business Plan over 5 years.

An inaugural Board of Directors has been formed to take the Tourism BID company through its first months towards an AGM in October 2020