Visit Wales has put together a series of nine short films that showcase Travel Trade friendly product and personalities across Wales. They have been set in stunning locations and introduce a cross section of products and experiences. Each film also details why the Travel Trade is important to each business model. Collectively, they are designed to inspire the viewer and give new product ideas when planning itineraries for their clients.
Adventure Tours UK
Claire Copeman in North East Wales, talks about the range of different products offered by Adventure Tours UK and why adventure isn’t just ‘hard-core’ adventure and why sustainability is so important to the business as they are the first inbound operator to carbon label their tours.
Chris Owens at Llandudno talks about Alpine Travel, a family owned coach operator based in North Wales. It provides transportation services and tailor-made tours for inbound group travel. They also operate open-top sightseeing buses in Conwy and Llandudno and Great Orme vintage tours.
Boutique Tours of Wales
John Hadwin is in Snowdonia and his company specialises in private small tours around Wales for up to seven passengers. A tour with Boutique Wales Tours will allow your clients to visit parts of Wales where coach tours can't go and enable them to experience the real Wales by discovering hidden gems and spectacular scenery.
Tony Payne is filmed at Harlech Castle, a dramatic location between the coast and Snowdonia National Park. He talks about Cadw, the Welsh Government’s historic environment service who looks after many of Wales’ castles and historic sites including UNESCO World Heritage Sites. He also talks about the Cadw Tour Operator Scheme and how it can help your business when booking clients (FIT and Group) to visit many of their sites.
Mike Booth is at Elan Valley although Welsh Water Visitor Attractions has a number of attractions around Wales connecting your clients to the outdoors and water. This film focuses on the Elan Valley, known as ‘the Lake District of Wales’, a landscape of Victorian dams, reservoirs and an International Dark Sky Park.
Loving Welsh Food
Siân Roberts speaks from Bute Park in Cardiff about her company, Loving Welsh Food. She offers a variety of food tours, cookery workshops and demonstrations in Cardiff and nearby Vale of Glamorgan. Tours can be offered in English, Welsh, French, Italian, German and Spanish.
Wales Coast Path
Sioned Humphries is at Dinas Dinllae and talks about the stunning Wales Coast Path. It is the first in the world to follow the entire coastline of a country with 870 miles (1,400 km) to discover including sandy beaches contrasting with rocky coastline, wildlife and historic sites. It celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2022 with events and new themed itineraries launched.
Steve Griffin is at the Welsh Coal Mining Experience in the Rhondda Valley. He describes the importance of qualified Wales guides who can help plan and escort your clients during their tours of Wales. They love to share their extensive knowledge and passion that enables your clients to get the best out of their holiday and gain a better understanding of this beautiful country. Many can offer guiding to individuals and groups in a variety of languages.