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Inquiry into Tourism

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Meeting: 21/01/2015 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 3.)

Debate on the Enterprise and Business Committee's report on Tourism

NDM5670 William Graham (South Wales East)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

Notes the report of the Enterprise and Business Committee on its Inquiry into Tourism, which was laid in the Table Office on 20 November 2014.

 

Note: The response by the Welsh Government was laid on 14 January 2015.

 

Supporting Documents

Enterprise and Business Committee’s Report

Welsh Government’s Response

Decision:

The item started at 15.01

 

NDM5670 William Graham (South Wales East)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

Notes the report of the Enterprise and Business Committee on its Inquiry into Tourism, which was laid in the Table Office on 20 November 2014.

 

Note: The response by the Welsh Government was laid on 14 January 2015.

 

The Motion was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 06/11/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

Tourism Inquiry - Consideration of Draft Report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee agreed the final version of the report on tourism.


Meeting: 22/10/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 1.)

Consideration of Draft Tourism Report

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 7

Meeting: 02/10/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Tourism - Evidence Session 9

Ken Skates AM, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism
Manon Antoniazzi,
Deputy Director, Tourism & Marketing

Dan Clayton-Jones, Chair of Tourism Advisory Board

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 02/07/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Inquiry into Tourism (Session 8)

Rebecca Brough, Ramblers Cymru and Wales Environment Link

James Byrne, Wildlife Trusts Wales and Wales Environment Link

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Rebecca Brough and James Byrne answered questions from members of the committee.


Meeting: 02/07/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Inquiry into Tourism (Session 7)

David Alston, Arts Director, Arts Council of Wales

Sian Tomos, Director of Enterprise and Regeneration, Arts Council of Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

David Alston and Sian Tomos answered questions from members of the committee.

 

David Alston agreed to provide additional information to the Committee regarding events that generate media coverage and can be more effective than direct advertising.

 

 


Meeting: 02/07/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Tourism (Session 6)

John Griffiths AM, Minister for Culture and Sport

Llyr Jones, National Parks Liaison Officer, Welsh Government

Marilyn Lewis, Director, Cadw

Linda Tomos, Director, CyMAL

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

John Griffiths (Minister for Culture and Sport), Marilyn Lewis and Linda Tomos answered questions from members of the committee.

 

John Griffiths agreed to provide further information to the Committee regarding:

 

i)   the input his officials have had into the branding exercise with Ashton Brand Consulting Group.

ii)  how his department contributes to tourism by maintaining attractions.

iii)  what targets he has to increase the number of visitors to attractions managed by his

     department.

iv) results of the visitor satisfaction surveys his department has conducted recently.

v)  the role of the Welsh Music Foundation in the organisation of WOMEX.

 


Meeting: 02/07/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

5 Papers to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the following supporting documents:

 

EBC(4)-18-14 (p. 4) - Letter from Chair to Minister for Economy, Science and Transport  

EBC(4)-18-14 (p. 5) - Reply from Minister for Economy, Science and Transport

EBC(4)-18-14 (p. 6) - Further Evidence (1) from VisitBritain

EBC(4)-18-14 (p. 7) - Further Evidence (2) from VisitBritain

EBC(4)-18-14 (p. 8) - Letter from Finance Committee to Chairs (English)


Meeting: 18/06/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Inquiry into Tourism (session 5)

Witness:

 

Patricia Yates, Strategy and Communications Director, Visit Britain

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 Patricia Yates responded to questions from members of the committee.

4.2 Patricia Yates agreed to provide the Committee with further information on a Deloitte report on the value of tourism to the UK.


Meeting: 18/06/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Inquiry into Tourism (session 4)

Witnesses:

 

Iestyn Davies, Head of External Affairs, FSB Wales.

Mike Learmond, North Wales and Chester Development Manager, FSB Wales.

Geoff Cole, Member of FSB Wales, Gwynedd Branch Committee and Member of Harlech Tourism.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 Geoff Cole, Iestyn Davies and Mike Learmond responded to questions from members of the committee.


Meeting: 18/06/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Tourism (session 3)

Witnesses:

 

Adrian Greason-Walker, Director, Wales Tourism Alliance.

Chris Osborne, Chair, Wales Tourism Alliance

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 Adrian Greason-Walker and Chris Osborne responded to questions from members of the Committee.


Meeting: 12/06/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

7 Inquiry into Tourism (session 2)

Witnesses:

 

Lowri Gwilym, Team Manager - Europe and Regeneration, Welsh Local Governmrnt Association (WLGA)

Huw Parsons, Marketing & Tourism Manager, Carmarthenshire County Council

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The witnesses responded to questions from members of the Committee.


Meeting: 12/06/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6)

6 Inquiry into Tourism (session 1)

Witness:

 

Professor Annette Pritchard, Professor of Tourism, Director of Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, Cardiff Metropolitan University

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 Professor Annette Pritchard responded to questions from members of the Committee.


Meeting: 30/04/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Tourism - consideration of the options for a visit

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1. The Committee considered this Item in private and agreed to hold visits to three venues across Wales on 26 June 2014.


Meeting: 26/03/2014 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 8)

8 Tourism Inquiry (discussion of scoping paper) (12.00-12.15)

Supporting documents:

  • Private paper (scoping paper for Tourism Inquiry)

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered this Item in private.

 

8.2 The Committee approved the Terms of Reference for the Tourism Inquiry.