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

15 April

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/coronavirus-lockdown-estimated-cost-north-18090051

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

15 April

https://www.baysideradio.co.uk/news/north-wales-has-lost-millions-but-we-have-great-resilience-1731

North Wales tourism takes £100m hit

16 April

https://www.insidermedia.com/news/wales/north-wales-tourism-takes-100m-hit

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

22 April

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/welsh-tourism-chiefs-want-exit-18127951

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

24 April

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/second-home-crackdown-hitting-genuine-18139173

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

9 May 2020

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/tourism-north-wales-coronavirus-lockdown-18224691

North Wales Tourism critical of Welsh Government ‘inaction’

11 June 2020

https://www.baysideradio.co.uk/news/north-wales-tourism-critical-of-welsh-government-inaction-2094

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

17 June

https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/people-claimed-cancelling-summer-holiday-18437571

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

18 June

https://www.business-live.co.uk/retail-consumer/open-sites-extend-furlough-change-18444118

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

18 June

https://www.rhyljournal.co.uk/news/18525965.north-wales-tourism-survey-gives-grim-forecast-post-lockdown-job-losses/

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

4 July

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/llandudnos-famous-sweep-seafront-hotels-18532567

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

3 August

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/north-wales-four-weeks-bounce-18705988

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

4 August

https://www.leaderlive.co.uk/news/18626458.experts-concern-crisis-hit-tourism-industry-north-wales/

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

9 August

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/north-wales-staycation-boom-striking-18740129

North Wales tourism boss blames Snowdonia parking chaos on missed opportunities

8 August  2020

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/north-wales-tourism-boss-blames-18695955

Time Running Out to Save the North Wales Tourism Industry

18 August

https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2042804267916/time-running-out-to-save-the-north-wales-tourism-industry

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

29 September

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/north-wales-lockdown-warning-before-19014253

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

29 September

https://www.business-live.co.uk/economic-development/north-wales-lockdown-i-just-19020488

Covid in Wales: Lockdown tourism businesses fear closure

1 October

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-54360522

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

https://www.itv.com/news/wales/2020-10-07/conwy-council-leader-urges-first-minister-to-remove-catastrophic-local-lockdown-travel-restrictions

North Wales lockdowns having ‘dramatic and detrimental’ impact

7 October

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/north-wales-lockdown-having-dramatic-19061377

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

9 October

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/anti-lockdown-protest-planned-llandudno-19077189

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

15 October

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/lights-out-tourism-despite-extraordinary-19106151

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

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2020/oct/19/tourism-sector-in-wales-desperate-as-holidays-cancelled-covid-coronavirus-lockdown

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

20 October

https://rhyl.nub.news/n/tourism-boss-vows-to-support-rhyl-businesses-hit-by-covid-19-restrictions

Interview/Message to Wrexham Business Professionals

21 October

https://vimeo.com/470373371

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 eirlys.jones@nwt.co.uk or connect with her on LinkedIn you can also follow her on Twitter @EirlysJones5