National Lottery Days Out Campaign

Visit Britain are working with the National Lottery on a UK-wide consumer promotion, to support the domestic tourism industry by stimulating demand for off-season domestic day trips to visitor attractions, excursions, tours and theatres. Attractions, theatres, tours and excursions with an access fee are all eligible to take part, subject to availability and meeting criteria. If you are interested please contact VB to secure your inclusion at Further information about the campaign is available below

Corris Mine Explorers

Corris Mine Explorers

Corris Mine Explorers Wins 2021 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for Best Attraction Corris Mine Explorers today announced it has been recognised as a 2021 Travellers’ Choice award winner for Best Attraction.  This achievement celebrates businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travellers around the globe, having earned great traveller reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, Corris Mine Explorers stood out by continuously delighting their explorers. Mark Waite, Head Mine Guide at Corris Mine Explorers, commented “It is a huge honour to receive this Travellers’ Choice award from Tripadvisor. Not only does it recognise the quality of our explorers’ reviews but it places Corris Mine […]

Have your say on local taxes on second homes and holiday lets

Views are being sought on potential changes to local taxes which could be used by local authorities to tackle the effects that large numbers of second homes and commercial holiday lets can have in some parts of Wales.Welsh Government are also asking for views and evidence on the criteria used to define a property as self-catering accommodation for local tax purposes. Consultation ends 17 November 2021

North Wales business set for leisure success

North Wales business set for leisure success

One Hundred Knights expands in an aim to become one of North Wales’s top leisure operators. The North Wales based hospitality and leisure operator is set for further expansion in 2021, with enabling works continuing at The Royal Hotel and plans to open a new restaurant this autumn. The business is responsible for the operations behind the historic wedding venue Tyn Dwr Hall – dating back to 1866, award-winning restaurant the Three Eagles Bar & Grill and The Royal Hotel, an acclaimed landmark dating back to 1752, all situated in the historic town of Llangollen. Knights Construction Group began restoration works at The Royal Hotel in July of this, starting […]

Creu Conwy – Creating the Spark, a Cultural Strategy for Conwy County Borough 2021-2026

Have your say on the new cultural strategy for Conwy county. Creu Conwy – Creating the Spark; A Cultural Strategy for Conwy County 2021-2026 is the foundation of the City of Culture bid, and the Council are now embarking on a period of public consultation. Conwy County Council have been working on a new Cultural Strategy that will deliver their priority that Conwy is a County where culture, heritage and the Welsh language thrive. The ideas in the strategy have emerged from conversations with organisations and individuals across the region over the last two years, but it is very much a work in progress. Now it is the turn of […]

Update on universal guidance and Action Cards

Please be advised that a series of ACTION CARDS have been published.  These are quick summary guides to support various sectors and align to the universal guidance that is also published. Main Action Card “Homepage”:  ENG: and CYM: They include: 1.     Retail premises 2.     Hospitality venues, 3.     Events 4.     Close Contact services, 5.     Places of Worship 6.     Tourism businesses such as accommodation, visitor attractions etc 7.     Nightclubs music venues and adult entertainment venues Events: ENG: and CYM: A reminder that the Core Universal Guidance which was published when Wales went into Alert Level Zero on Saturday 7th August 2021 is listed as below. These are all bilingual and printable. ·       Core Universal Guidance for Public: ·       Core Universal Guidance for Businesses, Employers, Organisations, […]

Alert level 0: guidance for employers, businesses and organisations

What businesses, employers, organisations, activity and events organisers in Wales must do at alert level 0. Below is a summary of what this means for Tourism & Hospitality at alert level zero:   All businesses and premises will be able to reopen, including nightclubs.No legal limits on the number of people who can meet, including in private homes, public places or at events.No legal requirement for 2m social distancing, table service or controlled entry and instead these are now some of the reasonable measures that a business should consider.Collecting details for Test, Trace, Protect in all businesses will also no longer be required by law and is instead a reasonable measure that should be considered […]

Wales moves to alert level zero

At alert level zero, all restrictions on meeting with others will be removed and all businesses will be able to open. But some important protections will continue to be in place to give everyone the confidence to enjoy the summer ahead. These include: Everyone must continue to isolate for 10 days if they have Covid-19 symptoms or if they have a positive test result.Face coverings will continue to be required in most indoor public places in Wales, including on public transport, in shops and in healthcare settings. There will be exemptions for people who cannot wear them, as there are currently.All those responsible for premises open to the public and […]