About Eirlys Jones

Eirlys is the Commercial Director at North Wales Tourism and can be contacted at eirlys.jones@gonorthwales.org.uk or connect with her on LinkedIn you can also follow her on Twitter @EirlysJones5

Green Digital Academy / Academi Ddigidol Werdd

Calling North Wales businesses – funding and support available. Want to become a greener business? Not sure where to start? The Green Digital Academy from Busnes@LlandrilloMenai supports businesses to achieve net-zero targets – and it’s fully funded! Open to micro, small and medium sized businesses in all sectors. Sign-up today: https://www.gllm.ac.uk/busnes/projects/green-digital-academy #LevellingUp #FundedbyUKGovernment ———————————- Galw ar fusnesau’r gogledd – arian a chefnogaeth ar gael. Ydych chi eisiau bod yn gwmni fwy gwyrdd? Ond ddim yn siŵr sut? Mae Academi Ddigidol Werdd gan Busnes@LlandrilloMenai yn cefnogi busnesau gogledd Cymru i gyrraedd eu targedau sero-net, am ddim! Ar gael i fusnesau micro, bach a chanolig mewn unrhyw sector. Cofrestrwch heddiw: https://www.gllm.ac.uk/…/projects/green-digital-academy #LevellingUp #FundedbyUKGovernment

Trade Forum and Conference / Fforwm Diwydiant a Chynhadledd

You are invited to join us and hear from industry experts. The event will also provide you with an opportunity of networking with members from the industry and to gather information from trade stands. Topics include: Go North Wales Update Tourism Xchange Great Britain Destination Dilemmas: Exploring Tourism Issues in Wales: Uniqueness of Managing a Key Tourism Destination Overview of Issues 182 Days Threshold Workplace Recycling Spotlight on Arts in Business The Power of Welshness Food & Drink – how sourcing welsh food and can help your tourism business plus summary of support currently available for tourism and food and drink businesses Unlock the £15.5 Billion Accessible Tourism Market – […]

PLAN FOR THE FUTURE …… Free Financial Awareness Seminar

Let your Money Work for you!!! Spillane & Co. Wealth Management Ltd has kindly offered to host another Financial Awareness Seminar for North Wales Tourism members. Spillane and Company have a proven track record of presenting financial awareness / pre-retirement / early retirement seminars and workshops to both the public and private sectors. Professional speakers will present and discuss topics designed to help attendees make key decisions that will define their future years and include: What your financial future looks like and how to build a secure and comfortable future How to plan and grow your savings whilst reducing your tax liability Pension and Commutation – What are your entitlements? […]

Invitation to Collaborate / Gwahoddiad i Gydweithio

Join us in shaping the future of hospitality and tourism in North Wales as the final Spoke Partner of the Tourism Talent Network (TTN). By becoming a part of this visionary project, you’ll contribute to the establishment of a distinctive Hospitality & Tourism campus, ensuring the region remains at the forefront of this rapidly growing sector. Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, in collaboration with Ambition North Wales, is sponsoring the Growth Deal Project – Tourism Talent Network (working title) which requires a match funding** contribution of £435,000, with a maximum growth deal allocation of £1 million. As a Spoke Partner, you will collaborate with the state of the art Centre of Excellence […]

Go North Wales Tourism April 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 […]

Net Zero North Wales

Following on from the Net Zero North Wales Network session in February, the next session is set for the 25th April 2024 at Pontio, Deiniol Rd, Bangor LL57 2TQ. The session includes lunch, Expo and networking from 12.30pm with the meeting start at 1.30pm till 3.30pm. Speaker/Presenters/Themes/Expo so far include Aber Falls Whisky Distillery, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, CITB, the latest field visit for our Net Zero Ambassadors to Harlech Foodservice, Welsh Government, Xplore! , RTC North, Medru and Bangor University. This session also features samples of locally produced food and drink from Purple Moose, Dragon Cheese, Conwy Kombucha and Siwgr a Sbeis. To recap on the Net Zero North […]

UK Tourism Consumer Tracker Survey: Wales profile report 2024

Consumer sentiment tracking survey aiming to understand confidence, intent and barriers to take overnight short breaks and holidays in the UK and Wales. https://www.gov.wales/uk-tourism-consumer-tracker-survey-wales-profile-report-2024 uk-tourism-consumer-tracker-survey-wales-profile-report-2024-spring-and-summer-2024-december-to-january-fieldworkDownload

Wales Revenue Authority Survey

Please see below links to a Wales Revenue Authority Survey on the Visitor Levy – the deadline for response to this is the 19th April. The aim of the survey is to get information on the likely costs to business of administering the levy and will be used to inform the Regulatory Impact Assessment of the Visitor Levy Bill. This is an opportunity for you to provide your knowledge of the impact to your businesses and the sector. English – https://surveys.wra.gov.wales/s/visitorlevyadmincostssurvey/Cymraeg – https://surveys.wra.gov.wales/s/Ardollymwelwyrarolwgcostaugweinyddol/

Wales Tourism Alliance appoints a new Consultant Advocate

The Wales Tourism Alliance have appointed a new Consultant Advocate from 1st April 2024. Lisa Francis served a term as an elected member of the then National Assembly for Wales and was her party’s spokesperson for tourism, transport, culture and Welsh language, with further responsibility for developing the Assembly’s own procedural rules. A Welsh-speaker and former proprietor of the Queensbridge Hotel in Aberystwyth, she was also a Director of Mid Wales Tourism and Tourism Advisor to Nominet UK. She has worked with an AM and MP, supporting them with research, media and constituents’ casework and, as a freelancer, offered bespoke advice to small tourism businesses caught up in the complicated […]