Discretionary visitor levy for local authorities Consultation

Welsh Government want your views on proposals to provide discretionary powers for local authorities to apply a visitor levy in their areas. This consultation explores issues relating to the design and operation of a visitor levy. Key choices will include: The principle and purpose of a visitor levyWho should pay a visitor levy?Who should charge and collect a visitor levy?How a visitor levy could be applied?What discretionary powers a local authority could have for the operation of a visitor levy?What information may be required to administer a visitor levy?How a visitor levy may be enforced?How revenues from a visitor levy could be used and people made aware of the use of […]

Improve your Digital Platform / Cynllun Gwella Platfform Digidol

Businesses in the hospitality sector and food and drink producers based in Gwynedd have the opportunity to participate in a new scheme by Gwynedd Council to improve their Digital Platform. The project will work with Superfast Business Wales to identify the digital needs of a business, and then offer training and mentoring support to improve the business’ digital skills. The council also wishes to promote collaboration between businesses in the local community in order to encourage the use of local produce, and to promote the rich culture and heritage of the area to attract new customers. For more information e-mail PlatfformDigidol@gwynedd.llyw.cymru Website: Improving your Digital Platform (llyw.cymru) ________________________________________________ Mae cyfle i fusnesau yn […]

Full weekend closures planned for M56 J11-12 and A533 Expressway bridge

As part of National Highways work to replace the A533 Expressway bridge, they will be closing the M56 motorway in a single direction for two full weekends in September and October 2022. These closures will allow them to install new safety barriers in preparation for the new bridge. The A533 Expressway will remain open during these closures. 9pm Friday 23 September – 6am Monday 26 September M56 WESTBOUND ONLY, between junctions 11 and 12 9pm Friday 30 September – 6am Monday 3 October M56 EASTBOUND ONLY, between junctions 12 and 11 Diversion routes will be in place and clearly signed. Towards the end of October, they will be ready to […]

Reducing single-use plastic in Wales

In 2020 the Welsh Government sought views on proposals to ban or restrict nine single-use plastic products that are commonly found littered. With a total of 3,581 responses the overwhelming majority of responses were in favour of banning the suggested single-use plastic products. A summary of responses can be found on Reducing single use plastic in Wales | GOV.WALES. Following this consultation, the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill will be introduced at Senedd Cymru. The draft of the Bill is available and shows the proposed scope and direction of the Bill before its formal introduction in the autumn. Find out more on The Draft Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill | […]

Go North Wales Tourism Awards 2022

After what has been a challenging few years for our industry, it’s now time to look forward so why not join us to celebrate and recognise excellence in the region’s hospitality and tourism sectors with the 2022 Go North Wales Tourism Awards. If you are involved in our region’s tourism industry then these awards are for you! Nominations for the 2022 Go North Wales Tourism Awards, are now open and the website is now live – https://gonorthwalestourismawards.website/ The sixth Go North Wales Tourism Awards will be held on Thursday 24th November at Venue Cymru, Llandudno to showcase and celebrate and the achievements, hard work and dedication of those working in the […]

Go North Wales Tourism July Trade News

North Wales Tourism have and are still working hard on behalf it’s members on issues that are affecting the industry. We are in constant contact with the local MSs and MPs on these issues and are also lobbying side by side and working closely with the Wales Tourism Alliance to drive forward the importance of the industry to the economy of Wales and the effects and implications of these issues on the businesses and industry as a whole. We are also working closely with the local press and media to raise the issues affecting us to make sure the voice of our valuable industry is heard. If you have any […]