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Gower Ambassador Programme Expanded

Tourism Swansea Bay (TSB) has been successful in gaining additional funding from the Swansea Rural Development Partnership (RDP) to further develop the Gower Ambassador programme. TSB took on the project of coordinating the Gower Ambassadors in July 2018. Since then the programme has grown from strength to strength and is continuing to evolve and recruiting…
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Big litter pick/beach clean – South Gower

Gower Peninsula Saturday 24 April, 09:00 – 18:00Sunday 25 April, 09:00 – 18:00 This weekend there will be a big beach clean and litter pick on and around our beautiful less accessible beaches of South Gower. Rob Morgan of @gowerfreshchristmastrees friends and volunteers will collect the litter we gather by boat. I plan to locate myself…
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We welcome Ian Peabody – Our new Gower Ambassadors Director

My name is Ian Peabody and I am one of the Gower Ambassadors. I started teaching outdoors on Gower in 1982 and regard it as the best classroom ever. In addition I have led an expedition company for the past 21 years taking people all around the world. The motto for my company is Explore……
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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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Ambassadors are a real bonus to a destination providing local knowledge

Tourism Ambassadors for Wales: Best Practice and Lessons Learnt – took place on June 20th 2019 at the Imperial Hotel, Llandudno in North Wales. The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas opened the event. He highlighted that, “It is essential that visitors get consistent and engaging information that helps them have a…
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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 Conference organised 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…
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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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