Spam enquiries

reCAPTCHA added to Go North Wales We have received a number of emails from members about our Go North Wales websites “email the provider form” being misused to send bogus enquiry. As a measure to reduce this we have this morning installed reCAPTCHA which is a system designed to establish that a visitor to Go North Wales is human and not a robot. We have also created a page on how to spot, and avoid falling for scams and will post new bogus emails that we receive from our members on this page. Example of the reCAPTCHA system on Go North Wales contact provider form. Example of the reCAPTCHA system […]

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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

Trade Update – June 2018

Trade Update – June 2018

AGM Trade Meeting Our annual tourism business seminar this year was held at Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel, Bodelwyddan on Thursday 24 May 2018. Speakers included: Steve Hicks, Bank of England Agency for Wales Simon Wingett, The Dragon Project Chris Marshall, Snowdonia Distillery Davina Carey-Evans, Festival of Discovery 2019 Mike Kent, Arriva in Wales Network with like-minded people Gather information from trade stands There were 5 vacancies to serve on the board of North Wales Tourism The following were elected onto the Board of NWT: Tanya Keith, The Management Centre, Bangor; Sarah Ferguson, Bryn Llewellyn Guest House, Betws y Coed, Ruth Higgin, Ty Mawr Tearooms, Llanddeiniolen Lucy Miller, Llanfair Hall and Jan […]

Trade Update

Trade Update

Wales Tourism Week 12-20 May 2018 The theme of this year’s Wales Tourism Week is ‘Collaborating to Compete’ which aims to highlight the power of partnerships across the industry. Co-ordinated by the Wales Tourism Alliance (WTA), there will be a series of events throughout the week held by the industry to highlight how different enterprises within sectors co-operate, provide excellent self-employment and career opportunities as well as customer service excellence. Tourism businesses are being urged to organise events that highlight the importance of the industry and emphasise partnership during Wales Tourism Week. Events already confirmed in North Wales include: North Wales Holiday Cottages in partnership with North Wales Tourism have […]