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 […]

Tourism and the local economy

The Tourism Inquiry Panel met last week to look at tourism and the local economy, as part of their review of Tourism in Swansea.  They invited officers from the Economic Regeneration and Planning Department to take part in a question and answer session.  The discussion was wide and took in range of issues including for example: […]

Tourism Inquiry Panel

The Tourism Inquiry Panel met for the second time on the 15th August to look at the work of the Tourism and Marketing Section at  Swansea Council.  Councillors discussed the presentation made by the section on: The vision towards 2020 Tourism and its contribution to the local economy The strategic priorities Who is targeted, and Marketing Swansea   Some […]