“Addo. My promise to Wales” – Industry toolkit now available

As Wales’ tourism industry starts to re-open, Visit Wales communication message is ‘Visit Wales. Safely’, which includes the pledge that they’re encouraging everyone travelling around Wales to get behind, to do the little things that make a big difference. To make a promise together, to ‘Addo’ as we prepare to start exploring again, to care for each other, our land and for our communities. The pledge can be signed virtually on www.visitwales.com/promise. Visit Wales have developed an industry toolkit to make it easier for you to get involved and to share your pledges on social using #Addo#VisitWalesSafely. https://assets.wales.com/assets?tags=Visit%20Wales%20Safely%20Toolkit

Cultural Recovery Fund

The Welsh Government is today announcing a £53m fund to help Wales’ diverse culture sector deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The fund is intended to provide essential support to theatres, galleries, music venues, heritage sites, museums, galleries, archive services, events and festivals, and independent cinemas who have all seen a dramatic loss of revenue due to the pandemic. Funding will support both organisations and individuals in the sector. The total funding package is £53m in 2020-21 comprising £50m revenue and £3m capital. Further details, including guidance for applicants, will be announced later in August. https://gov.wales/written-statement-cultural-recovery-fund