The UK Government announced new plans to drive tourists beyond London. International tourists spent £368m visiting Wales last year, up 5% from 2013, while 933,000 visits were made to the area in 2014, up 7 per cent from 2013, new analysis revealed today.
Tourism Minister Tracey Crouch welcomed the latest figures and pledged to work closely with the industry to help further strengthen tourism across the UK. Read More
Visit Britain announces their trade opportunities in international markets. Roadshows will reach buyers across a range of markets. Or London and Liverpool are the locations for the 'Meet the VB market specialists Destination Britain Nordics Scandinavia 2-4 December 2015 VIBE London 13 October 2015 Register for the annual International Business Exchange, the only opportunity in the year to meet with VB market specialists from around the world. Seek advice on how to market your product internationally and discover valuable market insights. VIBE Liverpool 15 October 2015 Open to businesses based in the North of England in conjunction with the Northern tourism growth fund. Great Tourism Weeks... Read More
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation seeking views on:
- ways to reduce the costs and burdens associated with administering public paths and wider access.
- how we could better meet current and future recreational needs.
- ways to tackle some of the practical difficulties of improving opportunities for all, not just for those who can afford to travel or those who are already enthusiasts about an activity.
The consultation document can be found at:
http://gov.wales/docs/desh/consultation/150710-access-outdoor-recreation-consultation-en.pdf Comments are requested by the 2nd October 2015. Read More
The Wales Fast Growth 50 identifies the fifty fastest growing Welsh firms and celebrates its seventeenth year in 2015. Further details can be found at: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/business/business-news/wales-fast-growth-50-2015-9510992 Read More
Discover Wales workshop to meet inbound tour operators 1-2 October Venue: Quay Hotel and Spa, Deganwy
Discover Wales is hosted by Visit Wales in partnership with UKInbound and VisitBritain as part of the...
1-2 October 2015
Welsh Association of Visitor Attractions annual meeting 6 October WAVA annual attractions meeting
6 October 2015
World Travel Market Excel London Docklands 2-5 November To register http://dotmailer-surveys.com/67gc7cd-1d18y787...
2-5 November 2015