CARDIFF, Wales -- The Wales Tourist Board unveiled a travel
campaign that brings together more than 35 tour operators, hotels
and airlines with special deals and discounts.
The centerpiece of the campaign is a new brochure geared to
"one-stop-shopping," using the tagline "Wales Is the Place, Now Is
Among the programs highlighted are those offering walking tours
in Pembrokeshire, visits to the castles of North Wales and literary
itineraries focusing on Dylan Thomas and the legend of King
"Our research indicates a surge in interest in traveling to
Wales," said Raymond Mathias, director of the Wales Tourist Board's
New York office, "and now we make it easier and more alluring than
ever to book a Wales vacation."
Two new operators offering Wales programs, Destination Ireland
& Great Britain and Legend Tours, are featured in the
Also, United Vacations is offering a four-night London &
Wales fly-drive priced from $669 per person, double.
Free copies of the brochure are available by calling (877)
899-7199. The tourist board's Web site is at www.travelwales.org.