Why Quality Assessment?

In today’s hospitality and tourism industry, the pressure to meet and surpass customer expectations are higher than ever, so what sets apart an ok experience and a great experience? Regular assessment of quality is a key factor in the success of any accommodation provider, regardless of the size or type of operation.

Having worked with the industry for more than fifteen years, we understand the issues, challenges and opportunities that accommodation providers face.  Quality in Tourism (QiT) operates a revitalised assessment standard focussed on customer satisfaction rather than prescriptive criteria.  Our assessors review the customer experience, supporting operators on their continuous improvement journey whilst providing an accreditation that gives customer confidence.

At the centre of our assessment checks is to add and recognise quality without taking away any of the character and style of the property and services.

Why Quality in Tourism?

  • We visit annually to assess you and check your criteria every year, to ensure consumer confidence in our accreditation.


  • Our team of assessors have a wide range of experience in hospitality, tourism and leisure industries and visit up to 500 properties per year. They will support you by offering business advice alongside feedback which is practical and achievable to implement


  • Our approach is to work with you in partnership; the goal being to help to maximise the potential of your business and drive a program of continuous improvement


  • We are independent, moderated by United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and we also hold BSI 9001 accreditation


To find out further information about our Quality Assessment Standards for all types of accommodation please click the link for each standard to find out more about schemes available


Safe Clean and Legal


Limited Serviced Accommodation


Serviced Accommodation


For top tips on how to define your accommodation from our assessors please click on this link


To find out more about any of our schemes and how we can help deliver quality for your guests please either contact us via email using the form below or call us to discuss further on 0845 300 6996 


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