Swansea Bay visitors in a support during Easter as partial debate to prominence …

April 8, 2015 - photo frame



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PEOPLE from as distant afield as a land Down Under headed to Swansea Bay over Easter and put themselves in a frame.

It was partial of a debate designed to prominence a area’s beauty spots.

And total uncover roughly 4,000 visitors to Rhossili Bay and Swansea Bay dance had their photos taken in a hulk support with a beauty spots in a credentials over a prolonged weekend from Friday to Monday.

Swansea Council’s tourism group done a hulk print support accessible as partial of a #SwanseaBayMoments debate directed during ensuring that a end stays resolutely on a caller map opposite a world.

Visitors from Lithuania, Australia, Finland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa and Mississippi were among those to join in a fun.

70% boost in web visitors

People who took photos were speedy to upload them and share them on amicable media websites like Twitter and Facebook, regulating a Swansea Bay Moments hashtag.

This helped lead to an roughly 70 per cent boost in a series of visitors to a central www.visitswansebay.com end website compared with Easter 2014.

Close to 400 people also subscribed to a Visit Swansea Bay newsletter over a four-day weekend.

“It lifted a form of a destination”

Robert Francis-Davies, Swansea Council’s cupboard member for enterprise, growth and regeneration, said: “The hulk print support is an instance of a many innovative ideas a tourism group is invariably putting in place for a advantage of internal residents, visitors and a end as a whole.

“Not usually did it give people from all over a universe a souvenir of their outing to Swansea Bay, though it also lifted a form of a end since of a series of visitors who uploaded their photos and common them on amicable media.

“This led to distant some-more people checking out a central end website, that we wish will lead to some-more visits in destiny and, importantly, increasing spending in a internal businesses.

“This thought shows what can be achieved by operative in tighten partnership with organisations and businesses like a National Trust and 360 Beach and Watersports Centre.

“The graduation valid to be so successful and renouned that we’ll cruise re-introducing it again after this year when vital events are hold in a city.”

Leaflets were also handed out during Rhossili and Swansea Bay promenade, giving people a possibility to win dual tickets for a widely-anticipated Paolo Nutini unison in Singleton Park on Jun 20, lunch during Café TwoCann and an overnight stay during Swansea’s Marriott Hotel.

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