Welsh micro distillery goes Transatlantic

Welsh micro distillery goes Transatlantic

One of the most celebrated craft producers in the UK, the Dyfi Distillery in Corris, has secured a prestigious export contract to the USA. The distillery has partnered with Broadbent Selections, one of the finest American wine and spirits importers, and created a Dyfi Gin blend especially for them. Much like the distillery’s iconic Pollination bottling, it is a Dovey Native Botanical Gin, based on a complex formulation of indigenous flowers, leaves, berries and conifers. And like Pollination Gin, it is being celebrated immediately after release, having just been awarded Gold at the 2021 Gin Masters. “This is really the culmination of a conversation which started six years ago,” commented […]

Travel, tourism, hospitality and catering sector review: Online Questionnaires

Qualifications Wales want to hear your views about the qualifications, and the qualifications system in the travel, tourism, hospitality and catering sector.Are qualifications meeting the needs of learners, learning providers and employers? Are they up to date and relevant?Do they prepare learners well for employment?Is the assessment appropriate and fair?What improvements could be made? And;What skills are needed for the future? https://www.qualificationswales.org/english/qualifications/vocational-qualifications/sector-reviews/travel-tourism-hospitality-and-catering-sector-review/travel-tourism-hospitality-and-catering-sector-review-online-questionnaires/

Welsh Government support for businesses impacted by Covid restrictions

The ERF package of support will provide emergency and transition grants of up to £25k to eligible businesses to help meet their operating costs (excluding staff wages) for the period between 1st July 2021 and 31st August 2021. The package will provide grants to businesses that remain closed or continue to be materially affected by Covid-19 alert level 2 and the transition to alert level one restrictions. The ERF will support businesses that are either: a) Forced to remain closed or unable to trade by on-going restrictions between 1st July 2021 and 31st August 2021 b) Event space and attractions severely impacted by ongoing social distancing regulations c) Other businesses […]

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

NWTs virtual annual tourism business seminar was held on Monday 28 June with presentations from: Jim Jones, CEO of North Wales Tourism – 2020 Review Adrian Barsby, Barsby Associates – Combating UndertourismAdrian Greason-Walker, Wales Tourism Alliance – Welsh Government’s Tourism Tax ConsultationChristian Fontana, Barclaycard – focussing on the partnership between Barclaycard and NWT and how they can support tourism businesses. At the meeting three new members were elected as Directors to the Board of North Wales Tourism: Adrian Barsby, Barsby Associates LtdMarc Viercant, Cae Mor Hotel, LlandudnoTansy Rogerson, Armadillo Events The following members were also re-elected to the board: Tanya Keith, The Management Centre, BangorLucy Miller, Llanfair Hall, AngleseyRuth Higgin, […]

Welcome to new Board Members

Following our AGM this morning three new members were elected as Directors to the Board of North Wales Tourism: Adrian Barsby, Barsby Associates LtdMarc Viercant, Cae Mor Hotel, LlandudnoTansy Rogerson, Armadillo Events The following members were also re-elected to the board: Tanya Keith, The Management Centre, BangorLucy Miller, Llanfair Hall, AngleseyRuth Higgin, Ty Mawr Tearooms B&B, Llanddeiniolen Congratulations to all and we look forward to working with you. Full details of all our board members can be viewed on our trade website – https://northwalestourism.com/about-us/nwt-directors/

Agents’ summary of business conditions – 2021 Q2

This publication summarises intelligence gathered by the Bank’s Agents between mid-April and early June. The Agents’ scores published alongside this document are based on information gathered between mid-April and late May, and they generally represent activity over the past three months compared with a year ago. During the early stages of the pandemic in 2020, economic activity fell at an unprecedented pace, reflected in some Agents’ scores moving to the low extremes of their range, where scores can be consistent with a wide range of quantitative outcomes. More recently, economic activity has recovered as social distancing restrictions have been lifted. Because most of the Agents’ scores compare the past three […]