Trade Update – January 2019

Go North Wales Tourism Awards The successful third Go North Wales Tourism Awards was held on Thursday 15 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. List of all the winners and finalists from the Awards plus gallery of images is available on our website. http://www.gonorthwalestourismawards.co.uk 2019 event will take place on Thursday 14 November – keep posted on our website and social media for updates. Promoting North Wales We are out and about again this January promoting the destination at 2 shows: Destination Holiday & Travel Show, Eventcity, Manchester – […]

Assessing Zip World’s Impact on the North Wales Economy Review 2018

Assessing Zip World’s Impact on the North Wales Economy Review 2018

IntroductionZip World are a Sunday Times Fast Track 100 company.An assessment of Zip World’s impact on the North Wales economy was undertaken in 2016. The assessment reviewed the attraction’s economic impact by examining the value of visitor spend and employment opportunities made available. (For the purpose the report the participant who took part in the Zip World activity is referred to as visitor)The research had a number of purposes.The main purpose was to form an understanding of the attraction’s contribution to the North Wales economy. The secondary purpose is to understand the importance of the economic benefits it brings. To ensure of a compressive assessment, three indicators were examined closely. […]

Harlech Foodservice Expo Returns to Venue Cymru on 5th and 6th March 

Harlech Foodservice Expo Returns to Venue Cymru on 5th and 6th March 

North Wales’ leading wholesale food supplier is returning to Llandudno’s Venue Cymru with their ever popular hospitality and catering exhibition. Harlech Foodservice Expo 2019 is set to be bigger and better than ever when it returns to Llandudno this year. The Expo is a fantastic opportunity for trade customers to see first-hand what Harlech’s wide range of suppliers have to offer. Forty one years since it began, the Expo is now established as one of the North West’s leading catering events, presenting a diverse mix of catering and hospitality exhibitors offering product tastings and samples, menu inspiration, and practical advice as well as showcasing new products and seasonal trends. This […]

St George’s Hotel appoints new General Manager

St George’s Hotel appoints new General Manager

Historic St George’s Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Philip Newmarch as the new General Manager of the Hotel. This senior appointment follows the recent acquisition of Rowton Hall Hotel and Spa in Chester by Anderbury Ltd, an independent group of award-winning properties that also includes Hatherley Manor Hotel and Spa in Gloucester. Mr Newmarch has a wealth of experience in working in a number of leading hotels throughout the North West, including Peckforton Castle Hotel, Craxton Wood, Carden Park and more recently the Abode in Chester. Commenting on his appointment, Philip said, “I’m excited to be taking on the role of General Manager at the iconic […]

CAT opens its doors to visitors for free this winter

Over the winter months, the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) will be welcoming thousands of visitors free of charge. CAT is fully equipped with everything you need for a great day out. Visitors can explore working examples of renewable energy, discover sustainable buildings and techniques, walk round organically managed gardens and learn about land management and the history of CAT on the Quarry Trail Walk through sustainably managed woodland. CAT’s CEO Adrian Ramsay said ‘’Waiving the entry fee to the CAT visitor centre will help inspire, inform and enable more people to engage with our work and access the important information about climate change and sustainable living.’’ CAT’s shop is […]

Go North Wales Tourism Awards 2018 Winners

Go North Wales Tourism Awards 2018 Winners

The third tourism awards celebrating the spectacular successes of the £2 billion industry in North Wales took place on Thursday 15 November. The glittering ceremony at Venue Cymru, Llandudno was organised by North Wales Tourism in partnership with Heart which represents more than 1,500 tourism-related members across the region. The Go North Wales Tourism Awards celebrate and recognise excellence and outstanding achievement by our businesses and individuals working in the tourism and hospitality sector of North Wales. Thank you to our main sponsor ‘Horizon’, and the many category sponsors. Without them we would not be hosting such an incredible evening. As always it doesn’t get any easier with continuous growth in […]

Trade Update – October 2018

Trade Update – October 2018

This year the Annual Go North Wales Tourism Conference is working in partnership with Arloesi Pontio Innovation by bringing together market leaders, tourism businesses and the captains of our industry from across Wales and the UK. Following the success of the 2017 Conference, which was attended by over 100 industry operators and professionals, the Conference this year will be taking place on Thursday 6 December 2018, at Pontio, Bangor. Theme of this year’s conference will be Innovation, Wellness and Discovery. Headline speakers include: Kate Humble who’s the author of three books – including the recently published Thinking on My Feet: The Small Joys of Putting One Foot in Front of […]

Go North Wales Tourism Conference 2018

Go North Wales Tourism Conference 2018

You are invited to a pioneering, innovative conference that focuses on cutting-edge developments occurring in the tourism fields. The Adventure and Beyond Go North Wales Tourism Conference will be held at Pontio Innovation Centre, Bangor, December 6th 2018 from 9.30 – 16.00. The Conference will be hosted by North Wales Tourism in partnership with Arloesi Pontio Innovation will bring together market leaders, tourism businesses and the captains of our industry from across the UK. This year’s theme will be “Innovation, Discovery and Wellbeing”. The dramatic, rapid, and concurrent growth of tourism industries creates both tremendous opportunities and challenges. Headline speakers include: Kate Humble is a writer and television presenter specialising […]