Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Committee calls for increased cooperation between tourism bodies

In a report published today, Wednesday 22 October 2014, the Commons Welsh Affairs Committee calls on VisitBritain and Visit Wales to jointly develop, by February 2015, a coherent strategy for promoting Wales as a first choice destination for international visitors to the UK. They ask VisitBritain to set clear, measurable targets for encouraging international tourists to visit different regions of the UK. Read More

Friday, 17 October 2014

Harriet Harman MP: The Labour perspective on tourism

In a recent meeting with the  English Tourism Alliance held with Harriet Harmon she expressed her desire to change and elevate the perception and status of the tourism industry within Government. Labour fully recognised the growth and employment that had been generated by the sector during the recession and wished to build on this. She stated that Labour was picking sectors that could deliver for the UK and had identified tourism as one of the key growth sectors of the economy. Read More

Friday, 17 October 2014

Welsh Affairs Select Committee — International representation and promotion of Wales by UK bodies

The Welsh Affairs Committee will publish its Second Report of Session 2014-15 — International representation and promotion of Wales by UK bodies (HC 337) — at 00.01 am on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

Embargoed copies of the Report will be available to Government Departments, witnesses and the press by email from 11 am on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Members of the press and broadcast media should contact Jessica Bridges Palmer (bridgespalmerj@parliament.uk / 07917 488 489) to request an embargoed advance copy.

Copies of the Report can be ordered from The Stationery Office (Tel: 0845 702 3474) or from the Parliamentary Bookshop (Tel: 020 7219 3890). It can also be viewed on our website from the day of publication at: http://www.parliament.uk/welshcom  Read More

Friday, 17 October 2014

BT step up provision of Superfast Broadband across Wales

The latest release from BT says that superfast broadband will be stepped up across Wales in the coming 12 months. Work is to start in every telephone exchange area in Wales by September 2015. Households and businesses who want superfast speeds need to contact an internet service provider (ISP) to sign up to receive fast fibre – the upgrade is not automatic. For information about which exchange areas are already enabled go to the coverage map on http://www.superfast-cymru.com/where-and-when The site also provides details of when fibre rollout is due to begin in each exchange area Superfast Cymru is financially supported by Welsh Government (amounting to... Read More

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