First Minister welcomes Tata deal and announces £4m Tata skills programme
First Minister Carwyn Jones says the agreement between Tata and the unions is a massive step towards securing the long term future of steel making in Wales.
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Culture, tourism and sport
06 December 2016
Latest figures show the summer tourism boom on day visits has also extended into the autumn - with more people taking a day trip to Wales and spending more on their trips.
05 December 2016
The search is on for inspirational ideas which will see artworks, inspired by Wales’ many legendary figures, installed at some of Wales’ most loved and iconic sites.
29 November 2016
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28 November 2016
Work will begin on a £4m project to transform the former Welsh International Climbing Centre in Trelewis, creating new employment opportunities and attracting more visitors to the area.
22 November 2016
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has met with a group of travel agents from Japan who are in Wales for a whistle-stop, five-days-tour of the country to gather ideas for future tours of Wales.
15 November 2016
Bringing the past to life like never before - while creating and celebrating new Welsh legends is the vision outlined by Economy Secretary.
09 November 2016
Latest tourism figures show that the tourism industry in Wales had an exceptionally busy summer as day visit figures reveal big increases.
07 November 2016
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates, will visit World Travel Market at London’s ExCel today - the UK’s leading global travel event.
01 November 2016
The Lonely Planet’s listing for North Wales as one of the best places in the word to visit in 2017 was an excellent way for Wales’ Year of Adventure 2016 to draw to a close
28 October 2016
Economy and Infrastructure Secretary, Ken Skates, has today announced the appointment of two new members to the Arts Council of Wales. (ACW).
28 October 2016
Caernarfon Castle welcomes nearly 40,000 visitors during its first fortnight hosting Poppies: Weeping Window
During its first fortnight at Caernarfon Castle, nearly 40,000 visitors to Poppies: Weeping Window have been warmly welcomed by dedicated Cadw staff and Wales for Peace volunteers.
27 October 2016
Welsh forests are ready to welcome a stellar 148-car entry into the 2016 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (27-30 October), the penultimate round of this year’s dramatic FIA World Rally Championship.
27 October 2016
Following eight weeks of challenges against the backdrop of Snowdonia, 10 contestants in S4C’s Ar y Dibyn have been whittled down to one.
25 October 2016
There’s cause for epic celebrations today in Wales as the north of the country has made it on to the Lonely Planet’s Top Ten ‘Best in Travel 2017’ list – the only destination in the UK to do so.
14 October 2016
Figures for the first 6 months of 2016 show that there has seen a substantial increase in the number of overseas visitors coming to Wales.
06 October 2016
A new family friendly restaurant in Saundersfoot has had a successful first season of trading and is looking forward with confidence to the Autumn.
04 October 2016
Day visit figures show that more people are visiting Wales for a day trip and spending more on their trips.
29 September 2016
Visit Wales’ EPIC art installation which has been travelling through Wales over the summer has now arrived at Cardiff Castle where it will stay for the next three weeks.
28 September 2016
Plans to bring the commercial functions of Cadw and the Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales together have moved a step closer today.
27 September 2016
Accommodation Occupancy Figures published by the Welsh Government today, show that occupancy over the summer is on par with 2015.
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