bosses take to the road to promote Burnham in Wales
tourism bosses have hit the road to promote the Burnham-On-Sea
area as a holiday destination in South Wales.
first Somerset Tourism Association promotional tour of 2010 was
held last week and saw the team, pictured here, visiting Asda
and Tesco stores around Cardiff and Swansea.
those supporting the tour were staff from Pontins and Brean Leisure
Mike Barsby of Brean Leisure Park told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "5,000
Somerset holiday information packs were handed out to shoppers
and we received a very warm welcome from Welsh families."
people I spoke with had holidayed in Somerset in the past and
loved the area. Somerset attractions and seaside towns such as
Burnham-On-Sea are becoming increasingly popular for day trips,
as Cardiff is only an hour or so drive away."
is vitally important to the economy of our county, creating around
26,000 jobs and £960 million."
initiatives, such as the Wales tour, play a major role in encouraging
more people to holiday in our lovely county."
Similar promotional tours will be taking place over the next few
weeks in the home counties and the Midlands.
Pictured are Greg West from Wookey Hole, Reah a Pontins Bluecoat,
and Captain Croc presenting staff at Asda Swansea with a complimentary
family holiday at Pontins and attraction tickets to use for charity