Trade Update – June 2020

North Wales Tourism has always been about bringing people together, working together, consulting with our members, lobbying hard on your behalf and trying to carve a sensible path through the demands of the Welsh Government and the public sector. I hope you agree that our team led by Eirlys, our Commercial Director, have done a great job of keeping you updated. Over the last few months we have been called upon like never before. We have gathered a dossier of heart-breaking stories from across the board as you have struggled to adjust and cope through the Covid19 pandemic.  We found it particularly unfair how a number of local authorities, guided […]

Trade Update – May 2020

Dear Member, each day brings new headlines about Covid-19 and its impact on our communities and businesses. The safety and wellbeing of our team and our members is always our biggest priority. We have continued to represent you as you navigate your way through this crisis. We have with the full support of our Board been lobbying our MPs, AMs and councils, sharing insights and intelligence into Welsh Government from your feedback and talking with them about strategy for safe reopening. We have been pushing particularly hard on the unfairness experienced by bona fide self-catering accommodation businesses not getting the support they so badly need. This is not a situation […]

Agents summary of business conditions – 2020 Q1

The Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has caused a sudden, rapid decline in economic activity in recent weeks. The situation has been described by many Agency contacts as being worse than the financial crisis in 2008. Due to fast-moving developments since the outbreak of the virus, this publication focuses on intelligence gathered by the Bank’s Agents during the first few weeks of March. Prior to that point, companies had generally reported some modest improvement in some parts of the economy and the outlook. That is reflected in the Agents’ scores released alongside this publication, which are based on information gathered during January and February. https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/agents-summary/2020/2020-q1

Coronavirus Update

Please find below the latest information regarding the current Coronavirus outbreak. Since our last email the Coronavirus situation has developed fast – now covering all continents and with a host of flight and tour cancellations, plus various measures put in place by authorities across the globe. We are in regular communication with tourism partners including VisitBritain and it is becoming more important for us to report back on how businesses in North Wales are being affected and the potential consequences on domestic and international visitors going forward into 2020. The information that you supply may help to leverage the development of a recovery plan. We are therefore asking our businesses […]

Customer Engagement Workshop

One-day workshop covering key aspects of; how to interact and engage with customers and guests, develop great communications skills; improve the use of effective rapport building, questioning skills and active listening. Gaining a much better understanding of customers then enables the person to tailor the approach so that more appropriate options and services are offered and highlighted to guests, building customer loyalty and long-term relationships. Course is suitable for all team members who have direct contact with customers and guests in their business, whether this be a hotel, venue, attraction, restaurant or bar. Course date: Thursday 2nd April 2020Places are limited and will be on a first come first serve […]

Trade Update – February 2020

Events The Go North Wales website is the No.1 events listing page for North Wales. If you have any events coming up in 2020 don’t forget to get them listed onto our website. It only takes a couple of minutes! We are currently putting together a What’s On page for March, so please ensure any March events are listed as soon as possible. Don’t forget, we also share events that are listed on our website across our social media platforms.    So don’t delay, submit today!! https://www.gonorthwales.co.uk/whats-on/submit-event Updating your Details Our website www.gonorthwales.co.uk continues to grow with web traffic to our site from all over the world providing not only an […]

Trade Update – January 2020

Happy New Year from all at North Wales Tourism Events The Go North Wales website is the No.1 events listing page for North Wales. If you have any events coming up in 2020 don’t forget to get them listed onto our website. It only takes a couple of minutes! We are currently putting together a What’s On page for February, so please ensure any February events are listed as soon as possible. Don’t forget, we also share events that are listed on our website across our social media platforms.    So don’t delay, submit today!! https://www.gonorthwales.co.uk/whats-on/submit-event Updating your Details Our website www.gonorthwales.co.uk continues to grow with web traffic to our site […]

Trade Update – December 2019

Tourism Awards, Thursday 14th November 2019 A successful fourth Go North Wales Tourism Awards, sponsored by Wales Cottages, in partnership with Heart was 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.  Winners from some of the Award Categories will be the Regional representatives in the Visit Wales National Tourism Awards in 2020.  Winners of the Awards included: Go Hotel Award: St Georges Hotel, LlandudnoGo B&B / Inn Award: Taldraeth, PenrhyndeudraethGo Self Catering Award: Forest Holidays, BeddgelertGo Caravan, Camping or Glamping Award: Plassey Holiday Park, Eyton, WrexhamGo Attraction […]

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 […]