Plas y Brenin and the Mountain Training Trust welcome new Chief Executive

Plas y Brenin and the Mountain Training Trust welcome new Chief Executive

Plas y Brenin and the Board of the Mountain Training Trust (MTT) are pleased to announce the appointment of Ruth Hall as Chief Executive Officer. Ruth succeeds Jackie Bryson, who steps down from the role after 4 years, during which the organisation has developed and deployed a robust long-term strategy, strengthened its business practices and secured increased investment into the Plas y Brenin site. Plas y Brenin, managed by MTT on behalf of Sport England, is globally recognised as one of the foremost providers of outdoor and adventure sport instruction. Courses and experiences are delivered by a team that includes some of the world’s most dedicated outdoor professionals and are conducted both at the iconic Plas y Brenin centre – the home of adventure sports in the heart of […]

Trade Update – September 2019

Tourism Awards, Thursday 14th November 2019 The fourth Go North Wales Tourism Awards, sponsored by Wales Cottages, in partnership with Heart will be held on Thursday 14 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.  Nominations are open until 29 September and tickets can be purchased online or email eirlys.jones@nwt.co.uk. 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 15 categories to choose from!  You can nominate your own tourism business, or the best tourism […]

New Tourism Ambassador Scheme Launches in Denbighshire

New Tourism Ambassador Scheme Launches in Denbighshire

A brand new Tourism Ambassador Scheme has recently launched in Denbighshire. This free scheme is designed to improve the visitor experience for people who work in tourism, work with visitors, live or study in the area. A series of interactive online training modules with quizzes have been produced on various themes such as Denbighshire towns & city, walking, cycling, history, and welsh language & culture. Each module takes 30-60 minutes to complete with text to read, images and films to watch as people learn in different ways. There are 3 levels of awards – bronze, silver and gold, depending on the amount of modules completed. Each person will receive a […]

Trade Update – July 2019

Tourism Awards, Thursday 14th November 2019 Nominations and tickets for the 2019 Go North Wales Tourism Awards, sponsored by Wales Cottages, in partnership with Heart have now opened. The fourth Go North Wales Tourism Awards will be held on Thursday 14 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 15 categories and nominations are now open!  You can nominate your own tourism business, or the best […]

Go North Wales Tourism Awards 2019

Nominations and tickets for the 2019 Go North Wales Tourism Awards, sponsored by Wales Cottages, in partnership with Heart have now opened. The fourth Go North Wales Tourism Awards will be held on Thursday 14 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 15 categories and nominations are now open!  You can nominate your own tourism business, or the best tourism business which you think is […]

Trade Update – May 2019

Annual Trade Meeting Our Annual Trade Meeting took place on Wednesday 15 May 2019 at Cineworld, Llandudno Junction where we brought together market leaders and tourism businesses from across North Wales.  Speakers at the meeting included: John Irving, Chief Executive, Liverpool AirportLise Roberts, Chair, and Catherine Bailey, Vice-Chair, Helfa GelfLawrence Wood, Principal, Coleg Llandrillo CollegeLee Robinson, North Wales Development Director, Transport for Wales Opportunities were also available for members to gather Information from a range of promotional stands — Groundwork; PowerSolutions; Williams Denton; Supertemps; Cleaner Care; Spillane & Co. Wealth Management Ltd; Sional, J W Jones & Son and Follow Films. The following members were elected to the board of […]

Trade Update – March 2019

Trade Update – March 2019

Annual Trade Meeting – A Date for your Diary! Our annual tourism business seminar this year will be held at Cineworld, Llandudno Junction on Wednesday 15th May 2019.  We do hope you can join us as we bring together market leaders and tourism businesses from across North Wales – network with like-minded people to find out what is really happening in the tourism and business community and gather information from a range of trade stands. Speakers already confirmed include: John Irving, CEO, Liverpool AirportLise Roberts  Chair, Helfa Gelf Lawrence Wood, Principal Llandrillo College More details to follow in due course. Promoting North Wales Go North Wales Business Events attended the […]

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 […]