Regional Tourism Engagement Fund (RTEF)

The RTEF fund’s purpose is to contribute to the delivery of a 10% growth target set out in the Tourism strategy ‘Partnership for Growth’ and is aimed at projects that:

  • Support destinations across Wales to promote and develop distinctive, high quality visitor destinations through the delivery of their destination management plans. 
  • Enable destinations to maximise the benefits from aligning with Visit Wales’ product-led thematic year approach. 


The Regional Tourism Engagement Fund (RTEF) are now open for applications and we encourage projects to be submitted that are innovative and high quality. The closing date for the first round of applications is Friday 24th February. A further round will then be launched at this time next year to commit the remaining budget for 2018-19.

For more information or to discuss your proposal, please contact the Regional Tourism Engagement team at Proposal guidance and application form is available below. 

Please note that applications should not be submitted without having prior contact with one of the regional team before the deadline who will issue applicants with copies of the application forms. Completed application forms should then be submitted before deadline on 24th February to the  with all necessary supporting documentation (see guidance notes) for private and third sector organisations.