County Voice

Winter 2017

Tourism Forum Attracts Record Turnout

Denbighshire Tourism Forum, set up to keep tourism businesses, students and anyone with an interest in tourism, up to date with the latest developments in the Discover Denbighshire Logoindustry took place recently and attracted a record attendance.

The event offered a great opportunity for delegates to network and share experiences, knowledge and ideas. Key speakers included the Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Infrastructure, Leader and Corporate Director of Denbighshire County Council, Pro Kitesurfing and Ride North Wales.

Speaker Simon Jones, Owner of Pro Kitesurfing in Rhyl, said: “I really enjoyed the opportunity to highlight the work we do here at Pro Kitesurfing and share our plans for the future with the sector. Obviously, all the exciting developments happening in Rhyl at the moment will have a huge impact on the area and I hope we can all capitalise on this to bring more visitors to our region.”

The latest round of tourism funding to help private and public sector work together to develop and deliver innovative projects to support Visit Wales’ Year of the Sea was announced at the Forum by the Economy Secretary.

The new Denbighshire Destination Management Plan 2017-20, which co-ordinates all aspects of a destination that contribute to a visitor’s experience was also launched at the Forum. The Plan has been produced by the Denbighshire Destination Partnership with support from the Council, Visit Wales, private sector businesses and the wider public sector.

Tourism Forum Collage

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