Go North Wales Tourism February 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. Amongst the issues we […]

Statutory Licensing Scheme for Visitor Accommodation Providers – Views of Consumers and Residents Research

Here is the piece of research that is referred to in the statement below and which will be utilised to justify its development. Key points are as follows. The Welsh Government with its Social Research Unit has released findings from a recent piece of consumer research into Statutory Licensing. Compliance with health and safety requirements was found to rank highly for domestic trip intenders when booking accommodation. Accommodation that is ‘operating safely’ is considered important for the vast majority (89%) – marginally ahead of ‘positive reviews’ (88%) and comfortably ahead of being ‘environmentally friendly’ (73%). A majority (83%) of domestic trip intenders stated they would be ‘more likely’ to book […]

🍦Exciting Announcement – Attention all North Wales Tourism members🍦

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the new Parisella wholesale brochure, offering a delightful array of irresistible treats for your guests to enjoy. Parisella’s delectable range of ice cream flavours is sure to elevate the culinary experience for visitors across the region. Whether you’re a cosy café, a bustling restaurant, a tourist attraction, or an accommodation provider, incorporating Parisella’s premium products into your offerings promises to delight guests and enhance their stay in our beautiful region. A copy of our latest tourist brochure is below. Why not take 5 minutes to discover how Parisella can add a touch of sweetness to your business! 2024-Parisellas-wholesale-A4-Download Want more information? Please […]

Employment Law Update 2024

We’re pleased to announce the return of our popular Employment Law Update webinars in conjunction with JMW Solicitors LLP.  This year’s Spring event will be held on Tuesday 5th March 2024 via Zoom and we look forward to hearing about all the upcoming changes in Employment Law.   The format will be:   Employment Law roundup Case Law Update Q & A session This webinar will give delegates an overview of the most important changes in employment law, those due to come into effect in the near future and give a case law roundup. Details are as follows: Tuesday 5th March 2024, 10am – 11.45 am via Zoom   Click here to book. Who Should […]

Carbon Zero Renewables are bringing you the only Solar and Battery Expo in the Region!!!

That’s right! On the 23rd & 24th of February – We will be hosting a Solar and Battery Expo in Colwyn Bay, North Wales Tickets HERE: https://rb.gy/dlu2gw Location: Fan Zone, Eirias Park, Colwyn Bay, North Wales Thought about Solar for your Home of business? Want to know more without the pressure of someone coming to see you? With attendance already secured from Leading Global Manufacturers including SolarEdge Trina Solar MyEnergi plus more to be revealed! Gain insights on the industry Speak to industry experts Get FREE advice from manufacturers Speak to the manufacturers of some of the world’s leading products of Solar and Battery What to expect Guest speakers Multiple […]

Practical Advice Session / Sesiwn Cyngor Ymarferol

Protect Your Business! Expert Session – Thursday 7th March Crime can seriously impact businesses – A FREE expert session covering Property Theft, Cyber Crime, handling Anti-Social Behaviour, Shoplifting and more. Practical advice and guidance from North Wales Police Specialist Officers in a session designed exclusively to support North Wales businesses. Session introduction from Chief Constable Amanda Blakeman. Event delivered by the North Wales Business Council and North Wales Police & Community Trust (PACT) in partnership with North Wales Police, North Wales Tourism, the West Cheshire & North Wales Chamber of Commerce and FSB. Date: Thursday 7th March 2024, 10.30am Networking/Coffee/mini-Expo with session proper 11am to 1pm Venue: Scala Cinema, 45-47 High Street, […]

Visit Wales Quality Assurance – New phone number

The Visit Wales Quality Assurance department telephone number has now been changed to 0300 062 2418. This replaces the previous 0845 010 8020 number. The email address remains the same quality.tourism@gov.wales. You can find useful quality assurance information here Star quality grading | Business Wales (gov.wales). For business advice and support provided by Business Wales please continue to call 03000 6 03000.


Activity Businesses – Visit Wales needs your feedback! Visit Wales is currently undertaking a review of their Adventure Activity Assurance Scheme. If you run an activity business in Wales, please help them by completing this short survey (approx 5 mins). The closing date for survey responses is Friday 16 February: Visit Wales Adventure Activity Assurance Scheme Review Survey (surveymonkey.com) If you would like further information on the review or the Visit Wales Adventure Activity Assurance Scheme please e-mail regionaltourism@gov.wales.