Heart’s Holiday Hero’s

Heart Radio are running a big station led promotion called Heart’s Holiday Hero’s as a way of supporting our tourist attractions in North Wales. It will give you the opportunity to talk about how you are opening safely and what there is to enjoy whilst visiting your attraction. Lois-Oli-talking-to-attractionsDownload To get involved please email giselle.twist@communicorpuk.com

Virtual Annual Trade Meeting

Virtual Annual Trade Meeting

Our Virtual Annual Trade Meeting took place on Wednesday 1st July 2020 where we brought together market leaders and tourism businesses from across North Wales.  Our keynote speaker this year was Andrea Knox, Business Law Specialist who provided members with an informative presentation on “Tourism Businesses in Difficulty – What To Do & What Definitely Not To Do!” The following members were elected to the board of NWT for a term of 3 years:  Chris Frost, Manorhaus Ruthin and Llangollen; Michael Bewick, Llechwedd Slate Caverns; Frankie Hobro, Anglesey Sea Zoo; Justin Everley, Adventure Parc Snowdonia and Maria Mclean, Dylans Restaurant was appointed for a term of 1 year, Andrea Knox […]

We’re Good to Go’ and the AA Covid-19 Confident Awards

We’re Good to Go’ and the AA Covid-19 Confident Awards

North Wales Tourism have made some updates on their Go North Wales website to make it easy for you to communicate COVID-19 response information to visitors.Providing this information is going to be increasingly important so changes have been made to the platform which will allow us to display essential information including new awards and COVID-19 related facilities. Visit Britain ‘We’re Good to Go’ and The AA Covid-19 Confident Awards We have added the Visit Britain ‘We’re Good to Go’ (https://goodtogo.visitbritain.com) and The AA Covid-19 Confident (https://www.ratedtrips.com/aa-covid-confident) Awards to the site so that it can be assigned to your product entry. The new logos will appear on the product detail page […]

Economic Resilience Fund

Welsh Government’s Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) Phase 2 is now open for applications. The ERF is designed to support businesses, social enterprises and charities that are not eligible for other Welsh Government COVID-19 non-repayable grant support schemes. Eligible businesses can claim up to: £10,000 for micro businesses£100,000 for SMEs£690,000 for large businesses The Fund is open to applications until 10 July 2020 (or until the fund is fully committed). Complete the COVID-19 support eligibility checker to find out if your business is eligible. https://fundchecker.businesswales.gov.wales/

The Power Of Social and using Social for Marketing

North Wales Tourism/Go North Wales have teamed up with Globals (one of the world’s leading media & entertainment groups) Panel of Social and Creative specialists to help you with any queries you may have about the Power of Social and using Social Media for Marketing. Areas also covered during this session will include creating the right content for video and engaging creative. If you would like any specific element covered during the session please let us know as soon as possible in order that we can build this in to the presentation. “We don’t have a choice on whether we DO social media, the question is how well we DO […]

Small Business Grants

Salesforce is partnering with Enterprise Nation to offer eligible small businesses the opportunity to receive a £5,000 grant to help them through the COVID-19 outbreak. To be eligible to apply, companies must: be registered at Companies Housebeen established for at least 12 monthshave not received any other cash grant during 2020 in relation to COVID-19 from any Governmentbe based in the UK with a British bank accounthave between 2 to 50 employeesmeet all other eligibility requirements as stated in the grant programme terms Applications will open in six regional phases throughout the UK. Phases are based on location and will not affect your likelihood for receiving a grant. Each region […]

Preparing your Teams

RCS have devised a webinar Preparing your Teams for the Return to the Workplace as they look at re-opening. A best practice guide for Owners Managers of Small to Medium sized Businesses. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/webinar-preparing-your-teams-for-the-return-to-the-workplace-tickets-109628068504?fbclid=IwAR3FyxMrLYNoK6qYJJDUW9O-dYlugkEhOa_hXwfPVdQkG8HwI5uL54nDjAM

UKHospitality Guidelines

The UKHospitality Guidelines have been launched overnight. Welsh Government will be publishing the Welsh Industry guidance later today, which will include this document. https://www.ukhospitality.org.uk/page/UKHospitalityGuidanceforHospitality?fbclid=IwAR35IxPTbILS6ea0s-raVY6uZqeHgGPP71RXdAbyZeBvtY8iiUrbXHbu9VU

Welsh Government announce grant support for Start Up businesses

The new start-up grant will support up to 2,000 businesses in Wales, with £2,500 each. This will provide crucial funding to people who established their businesses between 1 April 2019 and 1 March 2020, helping them to continue trading through the pandemic. The fund will be worth £5m initially with flexibility for the future. It will support start-up firms, which fall outside the UK Government’s Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) as they only began trading in 2019. Applications for this grant will open on 29 June, at the same time as phase two of the Economic Resilience Fund opens to applications. https://gov.wales/welsh-government-announce-grant-support-start-businesses