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

The Power Of Social & Using Social for Marketing

The Power Of Social & Using Social for Marketing

Friday 3rd July 2020 Go North Wales teamed up with Globals (one of the world’s leading media & entertainment groups) Panel of Social and Creative specialists for a session on Power of Social and using Social Media for Marketing.  Areas covered during the session included creating the right content for video and engaging creative. To watch the recording of the session and view the slides and supporting documentation please click on the downloads below: Digital transformation video refered to in the presentation Downloads Presentation slidesDownload Focus on… Advertising – Cheat sheetDownload Focus on… Content – Cheat sheetDownload Contact details for Global Donna Fisk – Business Manager07557 157558Donna.fisk@global.com

Virtual Annual Trade Meeting

Virtual Annual Trade Meeting

Our Virtual Annual Trade Meeting took place on Wednesday 1st July 2020 where we brought together market leaders and tourism businesses from across North Wales.  Our keynote speaker this year was Andrea Knox, Business Law Specialist who provided members with an informative presentation on “Tourism Businesses in Difficulty – What To Do & What Definitely Not To Do!” The following members were elected to the board of NWT for a term of 3 years:  Chris Frost, Manorhaus Ruthin and Llangollen; Michael Bewick, Llechwedd Slate Caverns; Frankie Hobro, Anglesey Sea Zoo; Justin Everley, Adventure Parc Snowdonia and Maria Mclean, Dylans Restaurant was appointed for a term of 1 year, Andrea Knox […]

Collaborating Partners Wanted

Touchless Register Collaboration partners are sought from businesses in the Tourism, Leisure & Hospitality industry for development and testing of a new technology solution; Touchless Register. The new technology is designed to deal with the impact of Covid19 pandemic. Subject to approval of the funding by the UK government, participants will receive the full use of the solution, including all hardware, software as well as customised branded app, tailored to their specific operation at no cost to participants. What is Touchless Register (TR): Touchless Register is a solution for reducing close quarter interaction between staff, clients and patrons, visiting various types of tourist attractions and sites. Touchless register is an […]

North Wales Tourism Annual Trade Meeting / Cyfarfod Masnach Blynyddol Twristiaeth Gogledd Cymru 2020

North Wales Tourism Annual Trade Meeting / Cyfarfod Masnach Blynyddol Twristiaeth Gogledd Cymru 2020

A Virtual Annual Trade ForumWednesday 1st July 2020 at 10am NWTs annual tourism business seminar held virtually with Guest Speaker to be confirmed. There will also be an Open Forum with the Board and Staff of NWT for you to share your concerns. We are in this together. We are also seeking to appoint 5 directors at our AGM to serve on the Board of North Wales Tourism. Below is a link to the nomination form which should be completed and returned to eirlys.jones@nwt.co.uk at North Wales Tourism no later than noon on Tuesday 23rd June 2020 To register for this event please email eirlys.jones@nwt.co.uk who will forward you the […]

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 […]