About Eirlys Jones

Eirlys is the Head of Operations at North Wales Tourism and can be contacted at eirlys.jones@nwt.co.uk or connect with her on LinkedIn you can also follow her on Twitter @EirlysJones5

CAT opens its doors to visitors for free this winter

Over the winter months, the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) will be welcoming thousands of visitors free of charge. CAT is fully equipped with everything you need for a great day out. Visitors can explore working examples of renewable energy, discover sustainable buildings and techniques, walk round organically managed gardens and learn about land management and the history of CAT on the Quarry Trail Walk through sustainably managed woodland. CAT’s CEO Adrian Ramsay said ‘’Waiving the entry fee to the CAT visitor centre will help inspire, inform and enable more people to engage with our work and access the important information about climate change and sustainable living.’’ CAT’s shop is […]

Go North Wales Tourism Awards 2018 Winners

Go North Wales Tourism Awards 2018 Winners

The third tourism awards celebrating the spectacular successes of the £2 billion industry in North Wales took place on Thursday 15 November. The glittering ceremony at Venue Cymru, Llandudno was organised by North Wales Tourism in partnership with Heart which represents more than 1,500 tourism-related members across the region. The Go North Wales Tourism Awards celebrate and recognise excellence and outstanding achievement by our businesses and individuals working in the tourism and hospitality sector of North Wales. Thank you to our main sponsor ‘Horizon’, and the many category sponsors. Without them we would not be hosting such an incredible evening. As always it doesn’t get any easier with continuous growth in […]

Trade Update – October 2018

Trade Update – October 2018

This year the Annual Go North Wales Tourism Conference is working in partnership with Arloesi Pontio Innovation by bringing together market leaders, tourism businesses and the captains of our industry from across Wales and the UK. Following the success of the 2017 Conference, which was attended by over 100 industry operators and professionals, the Conference this year will be taking place on Thursday 6 December 2018, at Pontio, Bangor. Theme of this year’s conference will be Innovation, Wellness and Discovery. Headline speakers include: Kate Humble who’s the author of three books – including the recently published Thinking on My Feet: The Small Joys of Putting One Foot in Front of […]

Trade Update – June 2018

Trade Update – June 2018

AGM Trade Meeting Our annual tourism business seminar this year was held at Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel, Bodelwyddan on Thursday 24 May 2018. Speakers included: Steve Hicks, Bank of England Agency for Wales Simon Wingett, The Dragon Project Chris Marshall, Snowdonia Distillery Davina Carey-Evans, Festival of Discovery 2019 Mike Kent, Arriva in Wales Network with like-minded people Gather information from trade stands There were 5 vacancies to serve on the board of North Wales Tourism The following were elected onto the Board of NWT: Tanya Keith, The Management Centre, Bangor; Sarah Ferguson, Bryn Llewellyn Guest House, Betws y Coed, Ruth Higgin, Ty Mawr Tearooms, Llanddeiniolen Lucy Miller, Llanfair Hall and Jan […]

Trade Update

Trade Update

Wales Tourism Week 12-20 May 2018 The theme of this year’s Wales Tourism Week is ‘Collaborating to Compete’ which aims to highlight the power of partnerships across the industry. Co-ordinated by the Wales Tourism Alliance (WTA), there will be a series of events throughout the week held by the industry to highlight how different enterprises within sectors co-operate, provide excellent self-employment and career opportunities as well as customer service excellence. Tourism businesses are being urged to organise events that highlight the importance of the industry and emphasise partnership during Wales Tourism Week. Events already confirmed in North Wales include: North Wales Holiday Cottages in partnership with North Wales Tourism have […]