Digital Marketing and Online Tools for Food and Drink Producers

Superfast Business Wales’ free two-part webinar tailored for Welsh food and drink producers. Learn how to use digital marketing to reach customers and get cash in the bank, as well as online tools to help you better manage your business, stock and customers – such as CRM and booking systems, accounting and more https://businesswales.gov.wales/superfastbusinesswales/events/food-and-drink-producers-webinars-may-aug-2021

Tourism Exchange Great Britain (TXGB) – An Opportunity and Request for Feedback

Visit Wales has been negotiating with VisitBritain to provide Wales destinations and suppliers with access to the Tourism Exchange Great Britain (TXGB) platform.  TXGB is a central digital marketplace that enables tourism suppliers to contract and connect their content, availability and pricing with a diverse range of distributors in one go and manage this in one place.  It enables each participant to better manage their data and use it to develop smarter marketing campaigns, in line with GDPR.  The way it works means that all buyers and sellers can take part with no barriers to entry.  It is also a way for suppliers and distributors not trading online to start doing so quickly and easily.  (Further information is […]

Economy Minister confirms further Welsh Government support for businesses impacted by phased move to alert level 1

Businesses in Wales materially affected by the phased move to alert level 1, such as indoor attractions and wedding venues, will receive £2.5 million in further support from Welsh Government, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, has announced today. To receive the funding, businesses will need to have applied to the Welsh Government’s latest round of emergency funding, the deadline for which has been extended until 12pm Wednesday 16 June 2021. Eligible applicants will automatically receive the top-up where possible, or will be required to self-declare via a simple online process. Details are available on the Business Wales website: COVID-19 Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) Business Support – May and June 2021 Eligibility […]

Tourism Recovery Plan

The Tourism Recovery Plan sets out the role that the UK government will play in assisting and accelerating the tourism sector’s recovery from COVID-19. In November 2020, as part of the Global Travel Taskforce report, the UK government made a commitment to publish a Tourism Recovery Plan in 2021. The plan represents an important milestone in the recovery of the tourism sector from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It will ensure the tourism sector is well placed to reach its full potential and contribute to the UK government’s ambitious overall plan for growth. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tourism-recovery-plan https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/992974/Tourism_Recovery_Plan__Web_Accessible_.pdf Tourism_Recovery_Plan__Web_Accessible_Download

North Wales Tourism Annual Trade Meeting / Cyfarfod Masnach Blynyddol Twristiaeth Gogledd Cymru 2021

A Virtual Annual Trade ForumMonday 28 June 2021 at 11am 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 also seeking to appoint 6 directors at our AGM to serve on the Board of North Wales Tourism – 4 directors for a period of 3 years and 2 directors for a period of 1 year.  Below is a link to the nomination form which should be completed and returned to eirlys.jones@gonorthwales.org.uk at North Wales Tourism no later than noon on Friday 18th June 2021. To […]

Link to the GLLM Vacancies Noticeboard

In partnership with Grwp Llandrillo Menai (GLLM), the colleges will showcase any vacancies you have as a business, not just the tourism & hospitality, but other sectors especially if you want temporary staff to get you through the summer on their jobs noticeboard page https://www.gllm.ac.uk/employer-jobs-noticeboard. The colleges have agreed to undertake a 2 specific day prep course in advance of you meeting them. Getting a vacancy posted is a straightforward process. You will just need to complete the attached form and then email it to: employerjobs@gllm.ac.uk or you can promote your business by uploading a short one minute video. The video will need to be: max length of 1 minutemp4 […]

First Minister confirms phased move to alert level one

The first phase of the move to alert level one means that from Monday June 7: The size of extended households can be increased to up to three households, and a further household with a single adult or single adult with caring responsibilities will also be able to join.Up to 30 people can meet outdoors, including in private gardens, outdoor hospitality and public places. Larger outdoor organised gatherings and events, such as concerts, football matches and sporting activities, like organised running groups can go ahead for up to 4,000 people standing and 10,000 people seated. All organisers planning events and activities must undertake a full risk assessment and put in […]

New variants of coronavirus and travel – Frequently Asked Questions – Reminde

On 26 May the First Minister issued a statement (https://gov.wales/written-statement-new-variants-coronavirus) on the new variants of coronavirus. The Welsh Government is urging anyone planning a break in Wales from an area with higher rates of coronavirus in the UK to test themselves twice weekly, using the free COVID-19 lateral flow tests, before they travel. Only those who have a negative test result and no symptoms of coronavirus should travel. It is also advising travellers to bring lateral flow testing kits with them to continue regular testing while on holiday – this is an additional measure to help keep Wales safe.Read the new variants of coronavirus and travel Frequently Asked Questions (https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKWALES/bulletins/2d97e71) […]