The application form will be available from Wednesday 23 March, with guidance available now.
This fund supports businesses that were not eligible to receive previous COVID-19 recovery funding through the 6 original tourism funds available in 2021.
It was established to provide support for businesses operating in the 6 sectors identified as having been most affected by Omicron, following feedback from the industry and in recognition of a funding gap for a small number of tourism businesses in Scotland.
The eligible sectors are coach operators, day tour operators, hostels, inbound tour operators, marine/outdoor and visitor attractions.
The Omicron Business Support Fund is delivered by VisitScotland on behalf of the Scottish Government. VisitScotland is supported in this process by industry bodies involved in the development of the original funding rounds for their sectors (ASVA, Sail Scotland, Wild Scotland, CPT, SIGTOA, SITOA, Hostelling Scotland).
The fund guidance is available from Wednesday 16 March 2022.
Applications will be open from midday on Wednesday 23 March 2022 to 5pm on Wednesday 30 March 2022.
Any applications received after this period will not be considered.