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Journey Tourism Convention Set For Mournes

Journey Tourism Convention to Take Place in The Mournes

Newry Morne and Down District Council is delighted to behave as the primary sponsor for Eire’s Affiliation for Journey Tourism (IAAT) Annual Convention and can host the occasion in partnership with Tourism Northern Eire and Fáilte Eire.

The convention will happen within the Slieve Donard Resort, Newcastle on:

Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 November.

Day one of many convention will supply delegates the chance to pattern first hand among the world class experiences that we’ve to supply vacationers inside our district.

This shall be adopted by a night showcase and reside music, the place native suppliers get loads of networking alternatives!

Brendan Kenny CEO IAAT, Eire’s Affiliation for Journey and Tourism, Eimear Flanagan, Secretary IAAT and proprietor of ‘Away a Wee Stroll’ Irish Strolling Excursions; Michael Weston, Normal Supervisor Slieve Donard Resort & Spa; Martin McMullan, Director Life Journey Co; Sheena Dickson, Tourism Supervisor Tourism NI Landscapes and Actions; Andy Patterson Assistant Director Tourism, Tradition and Arts Newry, Morne and Down District Council and Chairman Newry, Morne and Down District Council, Councilor Michael Savage, centre.

The second day of the convention will then function a collection of key insights delivered by trade leaders by talks and panel discussions.

These embody John McGrillen CEO Tourism NI; Paul Kelly, CEO Failte Eire; Louise Finnegan, Head of Enterprise Partnership, Tourism Eire, Pól O’Conghaile.

Additionally Journey Editor Irish Impartial; Esther Dobbin, Tourism Supervisor Nationwide Belief and Peter Boland, Marketing campaign Director Alliance for Insurance coverage Reform shall be included.

Newry Morne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councilor Michael Savage, mentioned: “We’re proud to be the primary occasion sponsor for the 2022 Journey Tourism Convention.

“Journey Tourism is likely one of the quickest rising and most enjoyable sectors inside Irish tourism, taking part in an important position within the success of the broader trade.

“We’re thrilled to have the ability to present such a novel platform to showcase the journey and great thing about Go to Morne.

“I strongly encourage these touring to the convention to make the most of the native expertise which are on supply.”

IAAT Chief Government Brendan Kenny mentioned: “We’re completely thrilled to lastly convey our Journey Tourism Convention to Northern Eire, and particularly to the Go to Morne vacation spot.

“It’s a crucial interval within the restoration of tourism for Eire and our sector is set to play its half.

“The theme of this yr’s occasion is ‘Journey Island’ reflecting our dedication to understand the potential of changing into a world chief in journey tourism.

“We sit up for delivering one other two days of perception and inspiration, in a breathtakingly stunning nook of the world.”

IAAT Chairperson Shane Younger added: “We’re delighted to convey this yr’s convention to Northern Eire. That is our fourth yr holding the Convention.

“On the again of the success of our most up-to-date occasion in Sligo, we sit up for delivering one other two days of real profit to all delegates attending.

“In case you are concerned in tourism exercise in any capability, we strongly suggest coming alongside.”

For anybody concerned in tourism and hospitality or with an curiosity in becoming a member of the trade, this convention is a wonderful alternative to have interaction with an thrilling and quickly rising sector.

Over the 2 day convention, delegates could have the chance to participate in a spread of thrilling actions out there domestically as a part of the two-day package deal possibility.

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