Go North Wales Tourism August Trade News

North Wales Tourism have and are still working hard on behalf it’s members on issues that are affecting the industry. We are in constant contact with the local MSs and MPs on these issues and are also lobbying side by side and working closely with the Wales Tourism Alliance to drive forward the importance of the industry to the economy of Wales and the effects and implications of these issues on the businesses and industry as a whole. We are also working closely with the local press and media to raise the issues affecting us to make sure the voice of our valuable industry is heard. If you have any […]

Review 182 – Let us hear your views

Working with PASC UK and Wales Tourism Alliance a five set plan has been launched to try and get an agreed review date on the 182 days let threshold and negotiate further exemptions to Council Tax Premiums for Self Catering Operators. The Campaign is called ‘Review 182’ and that will shortly also have a logo. As part of the five set plan: Phase one:  A second survey has been launched into the impact of 182. Please complete this important survey as this will help towards collating data for the campaign:  https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/M8HNPLD. Phase two: We will enable you to be able to write directly to your MS with a few simple […]

Workplace Charging Scheme

The UK Government has funding available to help businesses purchase and install electric vehicle charging points. A maximum of 75% of the cost, up to £350 per socket, is available. All businesses can use it to provide chargepoints for their staff or fleets, and charities and small accommodation businesses can also use it to provide chargepoints for their guests or visitors. More information is available at Workplace Charging Scheme. https://www.find-government-grants.service.gov.uk/grants/workplace-charging-scheme

Day Out With The Kids new partnership with TXGB

Day Out With The Kids (DOWTK) have now teamed up with TXGB, to offer families a seamless ticket buying experience on their site. Boasting over 35 million annual website visitors and 10 million Google impressions per year, they are one of the UK’s leading platforms dedicated to making it easier for families to discover ‘Things To Do’. Find out more about how to opt-in or connect here.

Google Things to Do

Google Things to Do:  New from Google, ‘Things To Do’ helps businesses promote tours, attractions and activities to interested consumers looking for unique and exciting experiences. Connect for free via TXGB and share live availability and pricing to drive direct, commission free bookings, with just a 2.5% TXGB booking fee.Opt-in via your TXGB dashboard, or visit www.txgb.co.uk and apply via the ‘Get started’ button.

Enforcement of the new 20mph default speed limit

On Sunday, September 17 Wales will become the first UK nation to introduce a new default 20mph speed limit on restricted roads. To prepare motorists for this significant change, the Welsh Government and the police are working with the fire service, Go Safe (Wales’ Road Casualty Reduction Partnership), local authorities and other community groups to educate motorists. 

Cycling UK’s new route Traws Eryri – official launch event  23rd August, Conwy

Cycling UK, in partnership with Natural Resources Wales, have developed an expertly curated off-road cycle route from Machynlleth to Conwy. The brand new route, Traws Eryri, weaves through the National Park’s most iconic landscapes, as well as its quieter corners. The route promises to create a groundswell among the cycling and outdoor communities across the UK, and will inspire cyclists from nearby areas and further afield to enjoy the region sustainably. The official launch event takes place in Conwy on 23 August. As the route presents significant opportunities for local businesses, particularly those located on or near the route, Cycling UK are eager to include them in the launch.  So […]

2023 Go North Wales Tourism Awards

Nominations and tickets for the 2023 Go North Wales Tourism Awards, sponsored by Harlech FoodService have now opened and the website is now live – https://gonorthwalestourismawards.website/ . The seventh Go North Wales Tourism Awards will be held on Thursday 23 November at Venue Cymru, Llandudno to celebrate and recognise excellence and outstanding achievement by our businesses and individuals working in the tourism hospitality sector of North Wales. If you are involved in our region’s tourism industry then these awards are for you! Why not complete the online form and submit? There are 18 categories and nominations are now open! You can nominate your own tourism business, or the best tourism […]