Workplace Charging Scheme

The UK Government has funding available to help businesses purchase and install electric vehicle charging points. A maximum of 75% of the cost, up to £350 per socket, is available. All businesses can use it to provide chargepoints for their staff or fleets, and charities and small accommodation businesses can also use it to provide chargepoints for their guests or visitors. More information is available at Workplace Charging Scheme.

Day Out With The Kids new partnership with TXGB

Day Out With The Kids (DOWTK) have now teamed up with TXGB, to offer families a seamless ticket buying experience on their site. Boasting over 35 million annual website visitors and 10 million Google impressions per year, they are one of the UK’s leading platforms dedicated to making it easier for families to discover ‘Things To Do’. Find out more about how to opt-in or connect here.

Google Things to Do

Google Things to Do:  New from Google, ‘Things To Do’ helps businesses promote tours, attractions and activities to interested consumers looking for unique and exciting experiences. Connect for free via TXGB and share live availability and pricing to drive direct, commission free bookings, with just a 2.5% TXGB booking fee.Opt-in via your TXGB dashboard, or visit and apply via the ‘Get started’ button.

Enforcement of the new 20mph default speed limit

On Sunday, September 17 Wales will become the first UK nation to introduce a new default 20mph speed limit on restricted roads. To prepare motorists for this significant change, the Welsh Government and the police are working with the fire service, Go Safe (Wales’ Road Casualty Reduction Partnership), local authorities and other community groups to educate motorists. 

Cycling UK’s new route Traws Eryri – official launch event  23rd August, Conwy

Cycling UK, in partnership with Natural Resources Wales, have developed an expertly curated off-road cycle route from Machynlleth to Conwy. The brand new route, Traws Eryri, weaves through the National Park’s most iconic landscapes, as well as its quieter corners. The route promises to create a groundswell among the cycling and outdoor communities across the UK, and will inspire cyclists from nearby areas and further afield to enjoy the region sustainably. The official launch event takes place in Conwy on 23 August. As the route presents significant opportunities for local businesses, particularly those located on or near the route, Cycling UK are eager to include them in the launch.  So […]

2023 Go North Wales Tourism Awards

Nominations and tickets for the 2023 Go North Wales Tourism Awards, sponsored by Harlech FoodService have now opened and the website is now live – . The seventh Go North Wales Tourism Awards will be held on Thursday 23 November at Venue Cymru, Llandudno to celebrate and recognise excellence and outstanding achievement by our businesses and individuals working in the tourism hospitality sector of North Wales. If you are involved in our region’s tourism industry then these awards are for you! Why not complete the online form and submit? There are 18 categories and nominations are now open! You can nominate your own tourism business, or the best tourism […]

New Tourism Management Course at Bangor University

Bangor University will run their new Tourism Management course for the first time this September. Looking to train students in sustainable tourism, managing tourism destinations and the impact of tourism on host communities the course makes use of live case studies from north Wales and beyond. For more information on the course visit: Cwrs Rheoli Twristiaeth Newydd ym Mhrifysgol Bangor Bydd Prifysgol Bangor yn cynnal eu cwrs Rheoli Twristiaeth newydd am y tro cyntaf ym mis Medi. Mae’r cwrs yn ceisio hyfforddi myfyrwyr mewn twristiaeth gynaliadwy, rheoli cyrchfannau twristiaeth ac yr effaith mae twristiaeth yn ei gael ar gymunedau gan ddefnyddio astudiaethau achos byw o ogledd Cymru a thu […]

Appointment of Chairman and Vice-Chair of the Board of North Wales Tourism

North Wales Tourism (NWT) has appointed Glenn Evans, Director of Snowdonia Hospitality and Leisure Limited as its new Chairman, succeeding Christopher Frost, Manorhaus Ruthin & Llangollen following a service of 6 years. Already a valued member of the board for a number of years Glenn brings breadth of experience in the industry, especially as one of the largest employers in tourism here in North Wales. Since 1997 Glenn initiated a refurbishment and development plan for the company’s flagship hotel The Royal Oak. By masterplanning the site the Royal Oak stood on, the company doubled its room capacity and added retail areas and a stand alone F&B outlet making it the […]