About Anthony Woodhouse

Anthony is the Head of Digital at North Wales Tourism, he can be contacted at anthony@nwt.co.uk or connect with him on LinkedIn you can also follow him onTwitter @PhotoAnt

Team of volunteers in North Wales, creating scrubs and other PPE

Team of volunteers in North Wales, creating scrubs and other PPE

A message from our friends at the Scrubs Team Hello First – a great big thank you to North Wales Tourism for sharing our appeal with you A Bit About Us! We are a busy team of volunteering individuals, we are based in the Presbyterian Church, Penrhyn Bay, North Wales and we create Scrubs and other PPE (Personal, Protective Equipment), for the people who need it most throughout the UK. The Scrubs Team We need volunteers, particularly knitters and machinists. If you do not have these skills but you still want to help, we have other positions available such as outreach, social media, deliveries, pickups, drivers, and cutters! Drivers, Cutters, […]

Tourism in the COVID-19 crisis webinar

North Wales Tourism has partnered with Equator to bring you a webinar with key actions to focus on in the coming weeks. The webinar will take place on Friday 15th May at 11am and will last 30 minutes with questions at the end. Webinar was recorded if you missed it you can view here https://northwalestourism.com/research-strategies/tourism-in-the-covid-19-crisis-webinar/ Members can dial in but are encouraged to register with name, email and company, those who register will receive a travel whitepaper. Who is Equator? We are a top 5 independent digital transformation agency helping clients like Virgin Active, AXA, IHG, Village Hotels, Butlins, Hotel du Vin and Malmaison take on tomorrow. www.eqtr.com.  Speaker is Martin Jordan, Director […]

North Wales holiday cottage owners praised for generous response to coronavirus crisis

North Wales holiday cottage owners praised for generous response to coronavirus crisis

Key workers in North Wales are praising the generosity of North Wales holiday cottage owners who are housing NHS and other frontline workers free of charge. The holiday cottage owners, whose usual rental income has been completely wiped out by the coronavirus lockdown, have generously donated accommodation to workers who need to self-isolate away from elderly or vulnerable family members in their own homes. Ciando poster for keyworker guests The Ciando accommodation scheme was launched by Menter Môn, a not-for-profit company which works to support rural communities across North Wales. Dafydd Gruffyd, managing director of Menter Môn said: “On the one hand, we were aware of an increasing number of […]

Hilton Garden Inn takes shape at Adventure Parc Snowdonia

Hilton Garden Inn takes shape at Adventure Parc Snowdonia

It’s set to be one of the largest hotels in North Wales, and it is rapidly taking shape on the edge of a world-first inland surf lagoon in the magnificent Conwy Valley. The envelope of the flagship 106-bedroom Hilton Garden Inn at Adventure Parc Snowdonia is now complete, with work starting this week on internal walls, along with the mechanical and electrical fit out. Lead contractor on the build, HH Smith, says that single storey steel works will be complete in the coming week, with the first of 250 floor-to-ceiling windows also now being fitted. Timelapse of Hilton Garden Inn at Adventure Parc Snowdonia The construction project has been underway […]

Go North Wales Tourism annual conference 2019 – Immersive Tourism

Go North Wales Tourism annual conference 2019 – Immersive Tourism

28TH NOVEMBER 2019 – Theatr Clwyd In Partnership with Flintshire in Business Supported by Welsh Government, European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development Following on from our annual conference which was at capacity, for those of you who were unable to get tickets or could not make it to the event, we are pleased to be able to bring to you videos of the presentations from the day. David Chapman Executive Director of Hospitality Cymru David Chapman is the Executive Director of Hospitality Cymru, the Welsh arm of UK Hospitality, the industry’s Association covering everything from bars, restaurants, brewers, coffee shops, contract catering, hotels, nightclubs, visitor attractions and other leisure venues. Previously […]

A DRINK WITH JAMES WRIGHT

A DRINK WITH JAMES WRIGHT

With its thriving food and drink sector, James Wright, MD at Aber Falls Whisky Distillery, discusses why his home turf in Wales is the perfect setting for business and pleasure. James Wright, MD at Aber Falls Tell us a bit more about yourself – what inspired you to set up your own distillery? Around four years ago, Halewood Wines & Spirits – the business I’ve worked at for more than 10 years – diversified its portfolio by investing in whiskies from Scotland and beyond. At the time, whisky’s appeal was on the rise with drinkers discovering new distillers from whisky producing countries within the UK. So, when the opportunity arose […]

Plas y Brenin and the Mountain Training Trust welcome new Chief Executive

Plas y Brenin and the Mountain Training Trust welcome new Chief Executive

Plas y Brenin and the Board of the Mountain Training Trust (MTT) are pleased to announce the appointment of Ruth Hall as Chief Executive Officer. Ruth succeeds Jackie Bryson, who steps down from the role after 4 years, during which the organisation has developed and deployed a robust long-term strategy, strengthened its business practices and secured increased investment into the Plas y Brenin site. Plas y Brenin, managed by MTT on behalf of Sport England, is globally recognised as one of the foremost providers of outdoor and adventure sport instruction. Courses and experiences are delivered by a team that includes some of the world’s most dedicated outdoor professionals and are conducted both at the iconic Plas y Brenin centre – the home of adventure sports in the heart of […]