Quality Development

What do we do?

The Quality Development section has two main functions:


Deliver the statutory obligations required by the Tourist (Guernsey) Laws (1948-1998). This includes:

  • administration of the annual boarding permit process;
  • supervision of the annual quality assessment and rating of visitor accommodation;
  • monitoring, and where necessary regulating, the operation of permit premises in accordance with the Law.

Quality Development

To engage as widely as possible with industry:

  • to encourage best practice across all facets of the visitor economy, and facilitate participation in a range of quality assurance schemes based on current national standards;
  • to support a high-quality and memorable experience for all visitors;
  • to keep industry partners in touch with wider developments that influence the choices and expectations of core market segments;
  • to promote the value and contribution of the visitor economy to the economic and social fabric of the island;
  • to provide industry advice and support on tourism related matters.


Meet the Team

Peter Perrio

Marilyn Page

Contact Us

Tel: 01481 234567 or email qualitydevelopment@gov.gg


The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations

The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 (PTRs) came into force in the UK on 1st July 2018 and apply to contracts made on or after that date. The PTRs implement the 2015 European Package Travel Directive (EU2015/2302), and apply to packages and linked travel arrangements sold in the UK, or advertised for sale in the UK, even if the organiser of the package or linked travel arrangement is not established in the UK. You can download the full article and download the guidance below.