Carmarthenshire County Council, with the Tourism sector now being represented at our most senior level with an executive board portfolio member in place. We are continuing to invest in tourism attractions such as the new £7million complex in Pendine, the Carmarthen velodrome, the off road cycling track and other improvements in Pembrey, the traffic free Tywi valley path, a new leisure centre complex in Llanelli as well as effectively deliver a set of planned actions that proactively market the County within Wales, UK and internationally.
WalesOnline - Website of the Year at the Wales Media Awards 2017, is THE place for news, views, jobs, business news and sport in Wales. WalesOnline is part of Media Wales, publisher of the Western Mail, South Wales Echo, Wales on Sunday, South Wales Evening Post, Carmarthen Journal, Llanelli Star and the seven Celtic weekly titles, offering you unique access to our audience across Wales, online and in print. WalesOnline is Wales' leading media company with unparalleled visitor traffic within the Welsh market, with over 8 million monthly users and nearly 34 million page views per month.
Anytime Booking is an innovative online booking and management software carefully crafted in Cornwall to support the booming camping, glamping and holiday park accommodation market; a market with distinctly different needs to those of hotels. Save precious time with automated booking confirmation emails, live availability and payments, intuitive dashboard and reporting, integrated e-marketing and text-messaging and links with industry sales channels like Pitch Up and Airbnb. Fully supported from our HQ in Helston, our cloud-based platform has a mobile-friendly booking process and is racked, stacked and packed with all the tools a busy holiday business needs to be a success.
Eversince 1897, Ashmole & Co Chartered and Certified Accountants are one of the largest accountancy and auditing practices in Wales, operating from twelve offices throughout South and West Wales including Ammanford, Carmarthen and Llandeilo. We combine high quality accounting, taxation and bookkeeping services with business consultancy, financial services and corporate planning, ensuring that every client has the dedicated, professional support required to maximise their potential. We work with a variety of clients, from large businesses and corporations to start-ups, sole traders, individuals and charities, and are pleased to offer a free initial consultancy to allow you to discuss your business and accountancy requirements, and get to know us, without any obligation.
From small beginnings in 1988, Castell Howell Foods are this year celebrating 30 years of business and have grown to become Wales’ leading independent food wholesaler. We now supply thousands of businesses accross Wales, the Border Counties and South West England and are one of the biggest employers in the area. We’re extremely proud of our rural roots, which is why supplying and promoting regional produce is one of our core values, this assists in providing a platform for products manufactured in Wales to reach the market. Above all, we’re a home grown company that understands the importance of continual growth and support and are committed to the promises that we make.
Support and advice for micro businesses and SME’s on their use of Welsh. We work one-to-one with businesses, that could mean help with bilingual signs, bilingual marketing, minor translation work, or help with recruting and training staff – we’re here to help. Contact Heledd or Sara on email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Frogmore Consulting is South Wales's best known award winning Customer Experience Management Consultancy with an impressive and long standing client list in the UK tourism and leisure sector. Established in 1993 we have a proven track record in generating new customers and growing sales with exisitng customers. We hold a prestigious award for "Customer Care as a profit source". Clients range from hotels, restaurants, activities and leisure centres primarily in South West Wales. We operate a mystery customer service on the telephone, via a visit and through visiting clients web sites.
High Level Software provides a modern, feature-rich, fully-integrated cloud-based property management and booking system. Since its inception in 2013, we have enjoyed rapid growth, driven by our innovative up-to-the-minute software, coupled with unrivalled customer service. Last year, we drew the attention of Zonal Retail Data Systems, an international EPoS company which has since acquired a majority share in the business. This partnership is an exciting time for us and heralds a new chapter in the HLS story, with significant investment and expertise allowing us to accelerate the functionality of our PMS rapidly.
Radio Carmarthenshire has been proud to be the local radio station serving our county of Carmarthenshire for the last 14 years.The award winning Radio station, bring their listeners all the latest local news, events listings and travel information alongside a vibrant mix of music. You’ll always see them out and about in the county, hosting and broadcasting from local events such as the fireworks displays at Carmarthen Park and Parc Y Scarlets. Plus the Llanelli, Ammanford and St Catherine’s Walk Carmarthen, Christmas Light Switch on just to name a few. Radio Carmarthenshire prides itself in being part of the local community and their Local Hero Awards and Young Achiever Awards are now well established gala evenings celebrating the unsung heroes of our county. You can now listen to the radio station on 97.1FM, on DAB and on line.
ResQ IT & Telecoms is proud to help sponsor and support the CTA awards where businesses that excel in a very competitive market are recognised and rewarded. We provide complete technology related services to individuals and businesses and can remove a critical, barrier to your new and existing guests by providing high grade, wireless broadband to even the most remote sites in Carmarthenshire allowing your visitors access to all the services the internet can offer.
Sblash is a Marketing and Tourism consultancy business based in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire owned by Lisa Jones. Sblash works with business and organisations across South Wales and further afield to develop and deliver their marketing strategies and campaigns. As well as working with individual businesses Sblash also delivers bespoke training and 1 to 1 sessions on a range of topics including social media, and also offers project management services to a range of clients. A fully bilingual company offering friendly and professional services to clients.
St Catherine’s Walk Shopping Centre, located in the heart of Carmarthen Town Centre, is home to over 20 shops, restaurants & coffee shops, and a 6 screen cinema. We host a variety of family friendly events throughout the year, particularly during school holidays, attracting both visitors and locals to our vibrant community town. We are proud to sponsor this Award, and show our support to the artists, makers and independent retailers that offer visitors to Carmarthenshire such unique mementos and memories to take home.
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is part of the UWTSD Group, a confederation of several institutions, with Coleg Sir Gâr and Coleg Ceredigion as constituent colleges. The Group offers a continuum from FE to HE for the benefit of learners, employers and communities. UWTSD has developed its campuses across South West Wales as impact hubs to support the economic, social and cultural aspirations of the region. The University has close links with the tourism and heritage industries and was ranked 1st in Wales for student satisfaction in Tourism (NSS Survey 2017).
West Wales Holiday Cottages is a family run company, established in 2005 to help local independent cottage owners advertise their holiday properties. With extensive knowledge of our much-loved area, we cover the three counties of Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire. With over 750 independently owned cottages gathered together in one easy-to-use website, it is quick and simple for visitors to find and book the perfect cottage direct with the owner. We aim to provide the best possible service to the benefit of both visitors and cottage owners, so that people can come and discover the magic of West Wales.
National Trust Carmarthenshire are proud sponsors of the Carmarthenshire Tourism Awards. A key tourism driver to the county we offer all our visitors a memorable and magical experience, whether they’re making wild art with our Ranger at Dinefwr or walking in the footsteps of the Romans at Dolaucothi Gold Mines–the only known Roman Gold Mine in the UK. Offering a great day out is not all we do. Our core purpose is to conserve and protect our special places and wildlife so that they can be enjoyed and appreciated for years to come. Our vision is ‘For Ever, For Everyone’.
The 2015 Carmarthenshire Tourism Awards
20 Jul 2015
Carmarthenshire Tourism Association
National Botanic Garden of Wales