Tourism

Opening of new foreign exchange creates three new jobs in Wrexham

One of Britain’s largest foreign exchange providers has counted out three new jobs with the opening of its first North Wales branch in Wrexham. The launch of the latest Eurochange at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre marks the company’s 151th branch across the UK, and its fifth in Wales after two in Cardiff alongside others […]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle enjoy a taste of Wales made in Wrexham

A bakery has been flooded with enquiries from America after Meghan Markle raved about their Welsh Cakes – and Prince Harry revealed he puts Marmite on his crumpets. Ms Markle sampled the Welsh griddle cakes made by the Village Bakery during a high-profile visit to Cardiff when she wowed the crowds with her royal fiancé. […]

Bumper award haul for Wrexham travel agents

A FIRST-CLASS Wrexham travel agent team is celebrating a bumper haul of top awards. Simone Murphy, Manager of Hays Travel in Wrexham, scooped one of the top prizes for a second time at a glittering awards ceremony hosted annually by Hays Travel North West Managing Director Don Bircham. His aim is to celebrate the achievements […]

Travel firm scores highly after signing stand sponsorship deal with Wrexham AFC

Promotion-chasing Wrexham Football Club are going places after having their title challenge boosted by a major sponsorship deal. The Dragons have netted £25,000 from Hays Travel North West, the UK’S fastest growing independent travel agency, which has its head office in the town’s Lord Street. The travel firm has pledged the cash over two years […]

Glittering awards celebrate world class tourism in North Wales

An adventure tourism company that’s created 350 new jobs in four years has been honoured for its massive contribution to the economy of North Wales. Zip World was one of the stars of the show at the glittering Go North Wales Tourism Awards when it was named as the region’s best attraction. According to a […]

The Roads of Castles in Wonderland lead to prosperity for North Wales

Plans have been unveiled for a brand new tourism route created especially for the increasing number of Japanese visitors fuelling the tourism boom in North Wales. The Roads of Castles in Wonderland initiative was revealed by Jim Jones, the managing director of North Wales Tourism, who said the region was now a big hit with visitors from the Land of the Rising […]

Llangollen will be transformed into UK culinary capital

A town where Wales meets the world will be transformed into the culinary capital of the UK – for one weekend only. Thousands of foodies will be making a bee-line for the annual Llangollen Food Festival which has established itself as a major highlight in the gastronomic calendar. This year’s event on Saturday and Sunday, October […]

Chainsaw sculpting supremo to preside over the first ever Wales Pumpkin Carving Championships

A man who tours the world using a chainsaw to create stunning sculptures is masterminding the first ever Welsh pumpkin championship. Simon O’Rourke has carved out an international reputation for himself by turning out a series of wooden masterpieces depicting everything from a life-sized horse to an awe-inspiring tableau of The Beatles. At Llangollen Food […]

Water experts called in to safeguard Wales’s finest gardens from floods

A team of water experts is helping safeguard three of Wales’s greatest gardens from flood damage. Denbighshire-based Waterco are working with the National Trust on plans to protect the iconic properties at Bodnant Garden in the Conwy Valley, Dyffryn Gardens in the Vale of Glamorgan and Tredegar House, near Newport. The three properties are among […]