UKHospitality Cymru represents over 165,000 employees in our members businesses.

It is estimated that the Welsh hospitality industry contributes approximately £4 billion to the economy.

The hospitality industry is a fundamental part of Welsh culture, from the vibrant restaurants in our cities to the picturesque hotels that attract millions of visitors to our breathtaking coastline and countryside each year.

Representing rich and diverse businesses across Wales

UKHospitality Wales is the leading trade body for the hospitality industry in Wales, representing a diverse range of businesses. Our members range from small, dynamic independent businesses to major multi-site brand names across the country and we work collectively to influence policy and lobby the Welsh Government on behalf of our members.

Advocating for positive policy change and best outcomes

Navigating the complex regulatory landscape can be challenging for businesses in the hospitality industry. Our Wales Executive Director works with leading businesses across Wales with our UK expert team to advocate on behalf of the industry and influence policy decisions that affect our members. We strive to ensure the best outcomes for businesses in the Welsh hospitality industry.

Join a like-minded community

By joining UKHospitality Wales, you become part of a community of like-minded businesses, all committed to shaping the future of our industry for the better. With over 165,000 people employed in the Welsh hospitality sector and an economic contribution of £4 billion, we know that our industry is a crucial part of the Welsh economy – and we’re here to ensure that it continues to thrive.

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How can we propel the sector towards net-zero?

Whilst the industry is still experiencing a post-Covid hangover, many are starting to look to the future, and sustainability is an area that has the potential to provide real opportunity and economic growth for us all.