• Strategy

    Strategy

    FIDC is one of the principal partners in the development and delivery of the Economic, Rural and Tourism Development Strategies. FIDC will help delivery these strategies by leading a number of key strategic projects that will aid the development of the Falklands’ economy.
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Similar to the Rural Development Strategy (RDS), this strategy complements the Economic Development Strategy (EDS), but with a specific focus on developing the tourism industry in the Falklands. We are already delivering actions contained within the strategy, including establishing a new air link, increasing passenger exchange and developing Stanley Waterfront.

The Tourism Development Strategy (TDS) was originally developed and approved in 2011. We are a member of the TDS Group, which is chaired by FIG. The Group is also comprised of other representatives from FIG, the Falkland Islands Tourist Board, and private sector stakeholders.

A number of the delivery actions contained within the TDS Action Plan are currently being delivered by us. The following TDS Action Points are currently incorporated into a number of our projects:

  • Development of a North/South air link.
  • Restoration of air/cruise passenger exchanges in the Falkland Islands.
  • Development of two high quality tourist lodges.
  • Development of the Stanley Waterfront.
  • Improvements to the tourism activities currently offered in the Falkland Islands.

About the FIDC

FIDC acts as the national economic development agency for the Falkland Islands and is tasked to develop the commercial sector of the Falkland Islands by being one of the principal partners delivering the Economic, Rural and Tourism Development Strategies.

To help drive sustainable economic growth and assist in the creation of new jobs and opportunities, FIDC provides various forms of support and assistance to the Falkland’s business community.