New Visit Bridgend website launched to help promote the sea, summits and scenery of county borough as parts of the tourism and hospitality sector prepare to reopen.
Bridgend County Borough Council has recently announced an exciting new vision for the county with the launch of the destination brand and website. The new Visit Bridgend website promotes the sea, summits and scenery of county borough, featuring activities, accommodation and places of interest.
Visit Bridgend will replace Bridgend Bites which successfully transformed perceptions of the destination and called attention to its many strengths, from golf and water sports to the variety and beauty of the coast and countryside.
A new logo forms part of the new destination brand for the County Borough. The design of the logo shows a cross section of the County Borough. Featuring the hills of the Llynfi, Garw and Ogmore valleys and Maesteg Town Hall, the historic Old Bridge in Bridgend town centre, the Ogmore River and the beautiful coastline.
Bridgend Business Forum
With over 900 members, Bridgend Business Forum acts as a collective voice for businesses in Bridgend County Borough. Since 2009 it has represented companies of every size across all sectors. The Forum is active in responding to local issues and developments, and provides it members with:
- a collective voice
- excellent opportunities for networking and the sharing of best practice
- a regular programme of business events
- training courses
- sponsorship opportunities
- annual business awards
Listing your business on this website
Tourism is growing in Bridgend
Tourism is vital to Bridgend County Borough’s economy. According to STEAM (Scarborough Tourism Economic Activity Monitor), the sector brought £347m into the county borough in 2018. This supported the equivalent of 4,041 full-time jobs. If you run a tourism business or are thinking about starting one, our Destination Management Officer, Alice Brown, is able to offer advice.