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

Go North Wales Tourism December 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 […]

Energy Saving Audit for NWT Members

UK Leisure Living are providing North Wales Tourism members with a free audit on energy saving.  The audit will include a site visit talking through some options and providing advice.  This will be at no obligation or cost to you and will take approx. 1 – 1 ½ hours of your time.  It does not include a written report due to costs but they will provide you with verbal advice on things and feasibility.    UK Leisure Living have a lot of experience in the tourism and hospitality sector and are in a great position to help your business.  The survey will be undertaken by Neil who has over 12 years’ experience in energy […]

Tourism Exchange Great Britain (TXGB) and Visit Wales Opportunities – An Opportunity and Request for Feedback / Cyfleoedd Cyfnewid Twristiaeth Prydain Fawr (TXGB) a Croeso Cymru – Cyfleon a Chais am Adborth

Tourism Exchange Great Britain (TXGB) and Visit Wales Opportunities – An Opportunity and Request for Feedback The Tourism Exchange Great Britain (TXGB) platform has already been successfully rolled out across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland through the work of Visit Britain and Visit Wales has now licensed the platform for Wales businesses providing tourism suppliers with a central digital marketplace to contract and connect their content, availability and pricing with a diverse range of distributors in one go and manage this in one place which will be the platform that they use globally. Visit Wales are assessing the current position for Wales businesses in terms of bookability and marketing.  They are […]

Sustainable and Responsible Tourism & Hospitality Fortnight Events

Why not join us in attending one or more of our FREE events taking place during October. The Tourism Innovation Programme of events will provide you with knowledge and insight to take away and apply immediately to your business. These will include presentations from keynote speakers, facilitated discussion forums, workshops, masterclasses and training. Topics include: Best of ConwySustainabilityThe Green AgendaAttracting Talent to your BusinessGetting Customer to help you meet your Sustainability GoalsSustainable Innovation: Designing for People, Planet, AND ProfitHow to Write Great CopyDeveloping Excellent Customer Service SkillsCyber SecurityTourism Xchange Great Britian and Visit Wales Opportunities Programme-2Download Further information and details on how to book https://northwalestourism.com/tourism-innovation-programme/ This project is funded by […]

Go North Wales Tourism September 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 […]

Consultation on the reform of non-domestic rating in Wales

Welsh Government are consulting on a wide range of improvements to non-domestic rates. Their proposals include the following: more frequent revaluation cyclesImproving the flow of information between government and ratepayersproviding the Welsh Government with more flexibility to amend reliefs and exemptionsa review of reliefs and exemptionsproviding greater scope to vary the multiplierimproving the administration of valuation functionsfurther measures to ensure we can continue tackling avoidance https://gov.wales/reforming-non-domestic-rates-wales Deadline for responses to the consultation : 14 December 2022

Update – Energy Bill Relief Scheme: help for non-domestic energy customers

Government outlines plans to help cut energy bills for businesses Support for households, businesses and public sector organisations facing rising energy bills has been unveiled New Government scheme will see energy prices for non-domestic energy customers such as businesses, charities and public sector organisations cut – protecting them from rising energy costs Government work with suppliers will reduce wholesale energy costs – and the significant rises in bills that businesses have seen This support is in addition to the Energy Price Guarantee for households, with further measures today to strengthen support for families across the United Kingdom, including those in rentals or park homes Through a new Government Energy Bill […]

Discretionary visitor levy for local authorities Consultation

Welsh Government want your views on proposals to provide discretionary powers for local authorities to apply a visitor levy in their areas. This consultation explores issues relating to the design and operation of a visitor levy. Key choices will include: The principle and purpose of a visitor levyWho should pay a visitor levy?Who should charge and collect a visitor levy?How a visitor levy could be applied?What discretionary powers a local authority could have for the operation of a visitor levy?What information may be required to administer a visitor levy?How a visitor levy may be enforced?How revenues from a visitor levy could be used and people made aware of the use of […]

Improve your Digital Platform / Cynllun Gwella Platfform Digidol

Businesses in the hospitality sector and food and drink producers based in Gwynedd have the opportunity to participate in a new scheme by Gwynedd Council to improve their Digital Platform. The project will work with Superfast Business Wales to identify the digital needs of a business, and then offer training and mentoring support to improve the business’ digital skills. The council also wishes to promote collaboration between businesses in the local community in order to encourage the use of local produce, and to promote the rich culture and heritage of the area to attract new customers. For more information e-mail PlatfformDigidol@gwynedd.llyw.cymru Website: Improving your Digital Platform (llyw.cymru) ________________________________________________ Mae cyfle i fusnesau yn […]