The Tourism Investment Support Scheme (TISS) has allocated £3.8million to tourism businesses in Wales since April 2011, creating and safeguarding 350 jobs. The fund is open to existing and new businesses for the purpose of upgrading the quality of facilities and increasing capacity where there is a gap in the market.
Councillors in Anglesey, Wales, have approved plans for a £100 million marina despite local opposition. Approval was granted earlier for the redevelopment of Holyhead Marina, with new homes, a hotel and a maritime museum now to be built.
The first online ‘find engine’ for accommodation FindsYouAPlaceToStay.com, has partnered with the Welsh Assembly Government’s tourist team VisitWales to provide holidaymakers in Wales with a new, unique way to find the accommodation they want, from the vast choice available.
WALES must not “miss the opportunity” of grabbing a slice of the multi-million-pound cruise holiday market, Deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones said yesterday.