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Joining the VisitEngland Hotel Boat Scheme

This scheme is owned and managed directly by VisitEngland. 

The Scheme is voluntary and consists of a comprehensive but fair assessment of all the customer facing aspects of your business.  A successful application will entitle you to display the VE Rosette branding on your marketing material and your vessel(s) and expose you to greater publicity through the Visit England ongoing promotion of tourism.

Is this the scheme for me?

This scheme is for those offering serviced accommodation on a boat on a waterway. Hotel boats tend to be narrowboats worked by a crew, allowing guests to relax and enjoy the ride, but also giving them the opportunity to help if they choose. The star ratings reflect a combination of the services, facilities and overall quality and comfort of the boat.

How to apply

Visit England 

Details of the scheme can be found here on the visit England Website