|Visit to Carmarthenshire|
|Tourism - Out and About|
|Thursday, 27 September 2012 14:53|
A COMPANY catering for French, Belgian and Swiss tourists is coming to Carmarthenshire to see what the county has to offer.
Herve Rouxel of Sligo-based Alainn Tours will visit Carmarthenshire next month as part of a trip to Wales organised by Visit Wales.
Alainn Tours has a target market of France, Belgium and Switzerland. The firm currently offer tours to individuals and groups from these markets to Ireland and Scotland but is now keen to include Wales in 2013.Their packages include car hire and accommodation.
Mr Rouxel will be visiting Laugharne, Llandeilo and Llandovery during his time in Wales.
Carmarthenshire County Council marketing and tourism development officer Sarah Owen said: “Mr Rouxel wants to see what Carmarthenshire and Wales has to offer.
He plans to undertake research by driving around, taking notes, meeting people, visiting accommodation and taking pictures.”
Council executive board member for regeneration and leisure Cllr Meryl Gravell said: “I’m delighted. Mr Rouxel has chosen a really nice area of Carmarthenshire for his visit. There is a lot going on in those particular areas.
“I have become a director of the South Wales Tourist Board in my role as executive board member and want to promote Carmarthenshire as a destination, get more young people involved in the tourism industry and work with the colleges to hone their skills at welcoming people to the county.
“I want to congratulate all those involved in the tourism industry. Thanks to them we now have high quality places for them to visit.”