Cardiff came in at 11 in Visit Britain’s rankings for overseas visits to towns and cities in 2012. The Welsh capital had 301,000 visits, and was just ahead of Leeds (299,000) and behind Brighton (345,000). London topped the list in the Olympic year, with nearly 15.5 million visitors from around the world. Cardiff was the only Welsh city in the listings. A mere 67,000 visits were made to Swansea, which failed to make it into the league table. Newport had just 42,000 recorded visits, Llandudno 24,000, Bangor 22,000 and Holyhead 20,000; Caernarfon and Tenby each received 15,000 visits. Earlier this month, Visit... Read More
Tourism Society Annual Conference 2 & 3 July City Hall Cardiff Interesting study tours and conference speakers will centre on the themes of Professionalism, leaving you Inspired to become a better leader, ready to Compete in a growing market and prepared to Regenerate to stay relevant in an evolving industry. A mixture of panel sessions and presentations from the 14 speakers will ensure you get the most information possible during the event. Early bird discount finishes 17 May. More information http://www.tourismsociety.org/event-details/179/annual-conference-2013.htm... Read More
The SD Bill White paper consultation period ended in early March. The summary report of the responses is now available to view on the Welsh Government’s website at http://wales.gov.uk/consultations/sustainabledevelopment/sdwhitepaper/?status=closed&lang=en Read More
Tourism Businesses are invited to attend an industry engagement workshop to discuss opportunities for saving costs and reducing environmental impact through waste prevention. A report published by WRAP in 2010 identified a range of opportunities for no- and low-cost resource efficiency savings. This was used to identify £17 billion of savings as a result of waste prevention activities across UK business sectors. The Welsh Government is keen to help businesses in Wales to realise their share of these benefits. Read More
Wind farms are being considered as a serious option for our future energy needs
Tourism Society Annual Conference 2-3 July Cardiff Venue City Hall
Early bird discount finishes 17 May. More information
WTA Annual Conference: 'Competing for Wales' - 22nd November 2013 ‘Competing for Wales’
If Wales is to maintain and grow its market position, which is seen as critical for the future...
WRAP - Industry Engagement Workshops 14 June
Time 9am-1pm (light lunch included) Venue: Venue Cymru, The Promenade Llandudno LL30 1BB
Purpose To discuss opportunities for saving costs and...
14 June 2013
The next steps for Welsh Infrastructure 1 July
Organised by Policy Forum for Wales with keynote speakers including Secretary for State for Wales Rt Hon David Jones MP,...
1 July 2013
Maximise the potential of your website 17 September
Learn how search engines work by modifying webpages, improving web design and SEO, writing for the web and making a...
17 September 2013