The Wales Tourism Alliance, which speaks for different types of tourism businesses across the whole of Wales, has criticised the new Labour/Plaid Cymru Co-Operation Agreement’s approach to tourism.
Members of the Wales Tourism Alliance (WTA) have given a blunt “No way” reaction to the Welsh Government’s proposed tourism tax.
First Minister Mark Drakeford has claimed that the tax, charged to people visiting Wales, would benefit the tourism industry. But members of the WTA, which represents all sectors of tourism industry in Wales, disagree.
Shrewsbury’s Mayor Councillor Julian Dean marked English Tourism Week - May 22-31- by visiting successful leisure company Salop Leisure.
Cllr Dean was given a guided tour by chairman Tony Bywater of Salop Leisure’s award-winning caravan and motorhome dealership in Shrewsbury as well as the company’s multi-million-pound Love2Stay resort, where he met general manager Chris Skitt
Tourism leaders in Mid Wales have welcomed today’s Welsh Government’s decision to reopen indoor hospitality and the wider tourism sector on May 17.
First Minister Mark Drakeford announced the plans to lift lockdown restrictions on hospitality and tourism following a call from the Covid-19 Tourism Taskforce, set up by Welsh Government, to bring forward the reopening dates in line with England and Scotland. The taskforce represents the hospitality and tourism industry in Wales.
The managers of a five star caravan holiday home park on the Shropshire/Powys border are expecting a busy year now that Covid-19 travel and tourism restrictions are being lifted.
Russell Midgley and Nikkole Pedder took over as managers of the picturesque Seven Oaks Holiday Home Park at Coedway, between Shrewsbury and Welshpool, on March 1 last year, shortly before the first Covid-19 lockdown.
Tourism leaders in Mid Wales have backed a call by a Welsh Government taskforce to bring forward the reopening of indoor hospitality and the wider tourism sector.
Under the existing plans for Wales, outdoor hospitality and tourism are set to reopen on April 26, with indoor hospitality and indoor tourism attractions earmarked for the end of May.