Looking at the impact of the Tourism Scrutiny Inquiry

The Tourism Scrutiny Inquiry Panel met on 17 November 2014 to consider the impact report of the Tourism scrutiny inquiry which concluded in June 2013. The purpose of this meeting was to assess the impact of the report and its recommendations. The panel’s role was to assess what has changed since the report was presented […]

Scrutiny Inquiry into Tourism – What has been the impact?

The Panel noted in their final report in  June 2013 that they felt very optimistic about the future of the tourism industry in Swansea. Recognising there are many future challenges and that we are in a relatively good position to face them.  Emphasising that we have much to offer the visitor and with the future potential […]

Tourism Scrutiny report published

The Tourism Scrutiny Inquiry Panel has completed their inquiry into Tourism entitled ‘Are we making the most of Swansea’s potential as a destination for tourists’.  The report, which was presented to the Scrutiny Programme Committee on Monday 10th June, contains the conclusions and recommendations from the panel after 6 months of evidence gathering. Why carry out this inquiry? […]

Tourism Panel speaks to local business

The Tourism Inquiry Panel recently met with a number of people who are knowledgeable about this subject including represenatives from the Business Improvement District (BID),  Swansea Bay Tourism Partnership, an events organiser and a senior lecturer in Tourism Management at the Metropolitan University.  The Panel found the meeting hugely benefical with a number of key issues being […]

Survey to help improve tourism in Swansea

TOURISM operators are being asked to fill in a survey to help improve Swansea Bay as a visitor destination in future. The survey has been made available online and comes in response to a request from a Tourism Inquiry Panel set up by Swansea Council Members.  Councillors put the Tourism Inquiry Panel in place to […]

Tourism and the public realm in Swansea

The Tourism Inquiry Panel met on the 26th September to look at destination planning in relation to environment and transport issues  as part of their review of Tourism in Swansea. The Director for Environment and officers from the Tourism and Marketing Section attended the meeting to take part in a question and answer session. The discussion […]