Welcome to Share Wales.
Keeping up with all the latest technological ideas isn’t always easy, especially when you have a tourism business to run. If you want to better understand the technologies that can be used to put your business, and Wales, in front of your potential visitors, Sharewales is here to help.
Sharewales provides resources and learning, to aid understanding and support the use of technology across the tourism sector, to help maximise the opportunities of the digital age. It also seeks to get everyone sharing Wales better, by opening up their great content, so it can be used to improve the tourism offering to our visitors.
We want to get the digital into Wales’ tourism and whether you are an absolute beginner or self confessed geek, we hope you’ll join us in making this site a focal point in that exciting challenge.
Free ICT Diagnostics - Just 14 left and counting down - Book yours now!
Keep up with the Jones's - There are just a handfull of the original 750 Tourism DTBF funded ICT Diagnostics left. That means over 700 tourism businesses in Wales convergence area have already taken advantage of the service. Find out if you could better secure your business, enhance your offering online, or improve your customer experience digitally. Don't miss out - Get further information / apply today - It's the final countdown - Once they are gone, they are gone.
Do you want to catch up on what's going on and mingle with other like minded folk? - Coming soon, an event near you
Want to maximise your marketing through Visit Wales? - Here are a few tips to Get Seen and Keep Informed.
Sign up for the Business Wales Newsletterand let them keep you up to date with the latest on business support available to you. And the Visit Wales eNewsletter to keep up with developments in the Tourism Industry in Wales.
Grants available to develop Welsh-language software, applications and tools to help increase the amount and take up of digital content available in Welsh. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply
Organise your business with a Customer Relationship Management System (CRM). Find out how a CRM system can benefit your business by building stronger relationships with your customers, and helping you understand their needs and behaviours
The Digital Tourism Business Framework Programme (DTBF) chosen as one of 20 good practice projects from across Europe in implementing developments that are increasing the competitiveness of the European tourism industry. Find out more.
Share Content - The big idea
Just a few small changes in the way we all work, store and share content are needed to get more brilliant Wales content in front of potential tourists, at the perfect time in their holiday decision making. Get involved, and it could be yours!
This growing library of fact sheets, case studies, videos and links is a resource that you can come back to again and again and use at your own pace, complementing the training available through others.
Our eye on the horizon, the Blog highlights technologies and applications, gives examples and shares information and ideas that you may want to try.
Ideas – A place for Inspiration
It is not easy to think of new ways of engaging your visitors. So, we'll gather and share digital ideas here that could enhance your visitor experience. If your ready for a new challenge...
We have been supporting a range of developing projects. We will introduce them, their outputs and share learning from them here.
Didn’t get to our trade events? Get a taster and take learning from them here. We start with ‘Improving the Visitor Experience’.
Links to other sources of advice and assistance.
Re-reporting stories of interest, wherever they come from.
Do you have a skills gap? Do you want to develop your skills, or those of your staff? - Be that Digital related or other. Find out about a Free Skills Review and Skills Support and check out our Training and Events calander
Have you joined the Share Wales Flickr Group? - the Group now has some 480 members, who between them have created a shared pool of more than 8,200 great images, that can be used to better promote Wales. Get Sharing! Terms and Conditions apply.
Fibre is good for you - Will you be taking it? What could it do for you? Find out more.
"Growth from digital should not be limited to the tech sector – it must be widespread – driven through the adoption of digital practices in mainstream business"
“Now more than ever before, digital offers the chance to drive sustained economic recovery, but this will only be realised if we become a nation of digitally confident businesses with a digitally literate workforce.”
Quotes extracted from the chief executive of O2, Ronan Dunne's article in the Telegraph, 3 Aug.