Coronavirus lockdown estimated to have cost North Wales economy millions over Easter

15 April

North Wales has lost millions but we have ‘great resilience’

15 April

North Wales tourism takes £100m hit

16 April

Welsh tourism chiefs want ‘exit strategy’ from coronavirus lockdown as survey reveals pain of sector

22 April

Second home crackdown hitting genuine tourism operators being ‘punished for foolishness’ of others

24 April

North Wales tourism’s three-step plan for leaving lockdown – and getting visitors to return may be the easy part

9 May 2020

North Wales Tourism critical of Welsh Government ‘inaction’

11 June 2020

People are claimed to be cancelling summer holiday bookings in Wales and re-booking in England

17 June

‘Open sites, extend furlough and change two metre rule’ to save thousands of North Wales tourism jobs

18 June

North Wales Tourism survey gives grim forecast for post-lockdown job losses

18 June

Llandudno’s famous sweep of seafront hotels under threat as six sites face uncertain futures amid Covid crisis

4 July

North Wales has four weeks to bounce back from lockdown or 12,500 tourism sector jobs could be lost

3 August

Expert’s concern over crisis-hit tourism industry in North Wales

4 August

North Wales staycation boom: Striking a balance between benefiting and drowning communities

9 August

North Wales tourism boss blames Snowdonia parking chaos on missed opportunities

8 August  2020

Time Running Out to Save the North Wales Tourism Industry

18 August

North Wales lockdown warning before health and government chiefs ‘press a switch’

29 September

North Wales lockdown: ‘I just feel so sad for our hospitality sector’

29 September

Covid in Wales: Lockdown tourism businesses fear closure

1 October

North Wales tourism faces decimation

1 October

BBC Radio 5 live interview

5 October

Conwy Council leader urges First Minister to remove ‘catastrophic’ local lockdown travel restrictions

7 October

North Wales lockdowns having ‘dramatic and detrimental’ impact

7 October

Anti-lockdown protest planned in Llandudno by group calling for end to local restrictions

9 October

Lights out on tourism despite ‘extraordinary lengths’ of sector to be Covid safe

15 October

Radio Interview – BBC 5 Live

15 October

Chair Chris Frost

BBC News 24 Interview

15 October

Chair Chris Frost

Tourism sector in Wales ‘desperate’ as holidays cancelled ahead of lockdown

19 October

Tourism boss vows to support Rhyl businesses hit by Covid-19 restrictions

20 October

Interview/Message to Wrexham Business Professionals

21 October

Interview on Radio Merseyside

23 October

Jim Jones

About Eirlys Jones

Eirlys is the Head of Operations at North Wales Tourism and can be contacted at or connect with her on LinkedIn you can also follow her on Twitter @EirlysJones5