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£121m Boost to Welsh Economy from Zip World


Things are looking up for the company behind Europe’s longest zipwire, Zip World. Walesonline reports that the company has injected £121m into the economy of North Wales since opening its first attracton three years ago and has brought thousands of news visitors zip world logo
to the region.

With Zip World set to open its first attraction in South Wales in 2017 (a zipwire at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport) and visitors reportedly spending around £500 a visit – 10% over £1000 -on their visit to North Wales it is no wonder the editor of Lonely Planet recently extolled the virtues of the region, describing it as “a playground for hikers, mountain bikers and rock climbers”.

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Charles Read

Charles is Managing Director at Blooloop. He attends numerous trade shows around the world and frequently speaks about trends and social media for the attractions industry at conferences. Outside of Blooloop his passions are diving, trees and cricket.

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