Week In, Week Out has taken up the issues facing our industry, with the WTA's Chair, Adrian Barsby giving a key note position statement. The programme aired on the 11th July and is now available on BBC iplayer. This excellent piece highlighted many of the issues that the WTA has been campaigning on. Those can be found in our policy document and more recent manifesto on this website. VAT features, the UK is one of only three countries in the EU which does not have a reduced rate of VAT rate for the tourism industry, as does marketing of Wales and Tourist information.
Investigative presenter Jane Harvey, speaks to hoteliers, tour operators and those running attractions and investigates if Welsh authorities are working with, or holding back one of Wales's fastest-growing industries. Follow the link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08xd37v/week-in-week-out-wish-you-were-here