Visit Wales are delighted to be exhibiting at WTM again on the UKinbound stand UKI100. The show runs from 4-6 November 2019 at ExCel London, Royal Victoria Dock. Please note 4 November is invite only.
The following partners from Wales will also be joining us:-
To make an appointment with Visit Wales or any of our partners email firstname.lastname@example.org
Come along to the stand and enjoy Welsh coffee with a Welsh Cake straight from the griddle.
Also join us on the stand for our Welsh food and drink tasting events below:-
Monday 4 November
16:30 Tasting session sponsored by Penderyn Distillery and Aber Falls Distillery.
Tuesday 5 November
16:30 Drinks reception offering a variety of Welsh wine and beers with a selection of Welsh cheese and crisps.
We look forward to seeing you at WTM.
News from Wales
2020 will be Wales’ Year of Outdoors, encouraging visitors to celebrate and explore Wales’ outstanding natural landscapes, alive with world-leading adventure and a distinctive, contemporary culture. Wales boasts an 870 mile Coast Path; three National Parks; 600 castles; five Outstanding Areas of Natural Beauty and Dark Sky Reserves, making it the perfect playground for outdoor adventure. Its breathtakingly beautiful landscapes and unique outdoor experiences are just waiting to be discovered.
Making the most of its world-class stadium and exciting capital city, Wales will host the first Nitro World Games to be held outside of the USA in 2020. The event is a two day festival of high octane extreme sports and stunts on almost anything involving wheels: bikes, skateboards, scooters and more.
This follows another award-winning year for Wales with accolades from The Sunday Times which named Castle Beach in Tenby Britain’s Best Beach, Rough Guides listing Wales as one of the most beautiful places in the world and TripAdvisor listing three Welsh beaches (Barafundle, Rhossili and Newborough) within its Top 10 UK Beaches listicle.
The Wales Way continues to be a focus as part of a ten year development programme to increase visitors to Wales. This one epic route includes three distinct journeys that cross the country, showcasing Wales’ fascinating history, coastlines, landscape and attractions. New itineraries and product ideas will be available at WTM 2019.
Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales
St Fagans National Museum of History is one of seven across Wales and the museum has recently seen the biggest redevelopment in its history – an exciting £30 million project transforming this much-loved museum into a gateway introducing Wales for all visitors. It was awarded the Art Fund Museum of the Year in 2019, the most prestigious museum prize in the world. Visitors can explore life in Wales from the earliest humans to the present day at St Fagans through the national collections of history and archaeology.
New Welsh Adventure Travel Business Nominated for Awards
Adventure Tours UK launched in 2018 with the aim of inspiring and enabling travellers to discover adventure in Wales’ wild spaces whilst creating a positive impact within the communities and environments they visit. Adventure Tours UK are finalists in several awards already this year, including the Rural Business Awards’ Best Rural Tourism Business in the Wales & NI region.
Portmeirion Village has been named one of the top 500 unmissable experiences in the Lonely Planet’s ultimate UK travel hit list for 2019. It has been selected as one of the most memorable, beautiful, and compelling experiences to be had across Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands. Portmeirion packs in an astonishing variety of things to do and see – from breath-taking beaches and exotic forests to hidden lakes and Mediterranean style buildings.
The Royal Mint Experience is now offering twice-weekly VIP tours (available at other times for groups on request) including a guided tour taking in over 1,100 years of history with the chance to meet the experts, see a world-famous collection, discover how coins are made on the factory floor and experience the magic of the tool room. Also, their new Mint, Mine & Vine bespoke experience includes a visit to The Royal Mint Experience, the Welsh Mining Experience and Llanerch Vineyard.
Royal Victoria Hotel Snowdonia has been awarded an AA rosette following a recent refurbishment of all 104 bedrooms. Eryri Bar and Lounge, and Padarn Brasserie led by head chef Aron Davies, were praised for producing unique dishes using ingredients from farms and producers in north west Wales.
Published 2 September 2019