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Ambassadors of outstanding natural beauty.

2019 Gower Show

Gower Ambassadors were once again at the Gower Show, engaging with visitors on the Tourism Swansea Bay tourism information stand. Ambassadors Dean, Jo, Barbara, Suzy, Mark and Alan were running the Tourism Swansea Bay stand to help tell visitors to the show all about the area. We spoke to several tourists throughout the day. Abmassadors…
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Gower Tourism Ambassador Scheme Represented at First Tourism Ambassadors for Wales Conference

Tourism trade association Tourism Swansea Bay was invited to speak in Llandudno last week on the 20th June at the first ever Tourism Ambassadors for Wales Conferenceorganised by the Next Tourism Generation Project at Cardiff Metropolitan University and Snowdonia National Park Authority. The event was hosted by Iwan Thomas, the CEO of PLANED (Pembrokeshire Local…
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Ambassadors on the Buses

Gower Ambassadors were recently invited to attend the launch of the Swansea Bay Without A Car project. The project is an effort to promote Swansea Bay as a beacon of sustainable transport and green travel for tourists who want to explore and discover all of Swansea Bay, including its stunning rural areas of Gower and…
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Gower Walking Festival

In 2019, the Gower Walking Festival is embracing Visit Wales’s Year of Discovery. Discover a new part of our special landscape, rural or urban, from the hills north of Swansea to the most westerly point on Worms Head. We revisit popular places, and many walks will have an expert guide to tell you something new.…
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Dark Sky Gower

Gower Ambassadors we were recently out with Gower AONB learning from Dark Sky Wales how to use Sky Quality Meters to measure the darkness of the night sky. Tourism Swansea Bay kindly hosted a talk and session before heading out around the village of Parkmill to give the SQMs a try. A group of Gower Ambassadors will be…
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WordPress & Social Media Session

Today we have been learning how to post on the Gower Ambassador blog and facebook page! Learning how to add text and links to posts, how to add images and videos. We’ve also looked at how to post on the ambassador facebook page. As more ambassadors learn how to add content, expect to see a…
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Dark Sky Wales

Gower Ambassadors were on hand to help the organisers of a Dark Sky Wales public engagement even at the Purple Badger, Llanrhidian. Ambassadors engaged with residents and learned about the application by the Gower AONB / Swansea Council for Gower to get an official dark skies accreditation. A mobile planetarium was set up so that…
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National Trust Beach Clean

Gower Ambassadors turned up to help at a National Trust Beach clean in Llangennith. We spent the morning helping the National Trust along with members of the public, cleaning several bags worth of rubbish off the beach. It felt good to do something that helps the local environment and wildlife. If you visit the beach,…
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Ambassadors on TV!

Three Gower Ambassadors have been spotted on Television in 2018 Helen Nicholas Ambassador Helen Nicholas was seen on BBC programme ‘Hidden Wales With Will Millard’. Helen was called upon to talk on the show due to her extensive local knowledge of history, and the area. Helen is part of the team at Gower Unearthed who…
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Tourism Swansea Bay Christmas Dinner

Tourism Swansea Bay members (local tourism operators) and Gower Ambassadors enjoying a Christmas Dinner at the wonderful venue of Ocean View Windmill Gower with a talk from Andrew Price – TV Presenter for ITV Coast & Country and owner of Dryad Bushcraft We also managed to help raise over £100 for the NCI Coast Watch which was passed on to…
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