The Welsh Government has been warned that some businesses across Wales could be forced to close as an unintended consequence of proposed radical new taxation rules which are planned to be introduced next year.
A man who has been involved in the Mid Wales tourism industry for nearly half a century has joined an exclusive group.
A winter marketing campaign to promote visits to Mid Wales is being undertaken by MWT Cymru, which represents more than 600 tourism and hospitality businesses in Powys, Ceredigion and Southern Snowdonia.
The Mid Wales tourism industry has been urged to grasp the air of staycation positivity that is engulfing the region to make it one of the UK’s most desirable leisure destinations.
A Mid Wales tourism leader has described the announcement of £33.1 million investment in the region from the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund as “fantastic news” for the region.
Mid Wales has three of the 10 schemes across Wales that were granted £121 million funding in last week’s Budget.
Tributes have been paid to a passionate ambassador for the Welsh and British tourism industry who died on Wednesday at the age of 96.
Pam Powell, MBE, from Rhayader, travelled the world with Wales Tourist Board (WTB) and British Tourist Authority (BTA) to provide Welsh teas at tourism trade and public exhibitions.