May 19, 2024

Over 100 Donegal tourism companies attended a particular Fáilte Eire networking occasion in Harvey’s Level this week.

The occasion was organised by Fáilte Eire to construct collaboration throughout the tourism business within the county, encouraging companies to collaborate and cross-sell to draw guests and encourage them to discover the county and all it has to supply.

Face-to-face networking periods with 420 appointments have been facilitated amongst lodging suppliers, customer points of interest, customer actions and golf suppliers to offer them with the chance to forge new connections and renew outdated ones.

Pictured: Martina Warner, Wild Atlantic Camp, Niamh Quinn, Hannah Hats, Niall Coffey, Harveys Level, Joan Crawford, Failte Eire, Mary Daly, Donegal Tourism, Diane Black, Wild Atlantic Camp and Niall Conaghan, Donegal Railway Museum. Picture Clive Wasson

Fáilte Eire’s Wild Atlantic Approach group supplied the attendees with an replace on future initiatives whereas Nicholas Corridor, Tourism Digital Suppose Tank was the visitor speaker and outlined the important thing digital tourism developments for 2024.

Talking on the occasion, Joan Crawford, Wild Atlantic Approach Supervisor with Fáilte Eire, commented: “We’re actually happy that so many Donegal tourism companies joined us for this networking occasion. There was so many new additions and updates to the tourism providing in Donegal, it was vital to come back collectively this week and determine alternatives for cross-selling and collaboration to encourage guests to discover additional throughout the area, keep longer and spend extra.”

The Wild Atlantic Approach, the massively profitable tourism model developed by Fáilte Eire, was launched in 2014, and during the last decade has turn out to be an internationally recognised tourism route and has supplied an financial engine for the west of Eire.

Ms Crawford mentioned: “Our current analysis carried out to mark the tenth anniversary of the Wild Atlantic Approach exhibits that The Wild Atlantic Approach drives €3 billion in income per 12 months and a key focus for the longer term shall be rising the year-round enchantment of the northern half of the tourism route.”

Karen Henderson, Go to Derry, Shiloe Kelly, Station Home Resort Joan Crawford Failte Eire, Ciaran McCloskey, Station Home and Maria McDermot, Go to Derry. Picture Clive Wasson

Pat Doherty, Doagh Famine Village mentioned: “Donegal has a lot to supply the customer. We’re well-known for our lovely surroundings, however we even have an amazing number of actions and points of interest for the customer to take pleasure in. The Failte Eire Networking Occasion offers us the chance to showcase our product and join with different companies within the county. By working collectively, we will place Donegal as an amazing place to come back and go to”.

Pauline Sweeney, Donegal Airport, Nick Corridor, Digital Tourism Suppose Tank, Paddy Byrne, Slieve League Boat Journeys and Joan Crawford, Failte Eire. Picture Clive Wasson

John Farren, Ballyliffin Golf Membership, Joan Crawford, Failte Eire and Patrick Boyle, Boyles Caravans. Picture Clive Wasson

John Muldowney, Arranmore Charters, Joan Crawford, Failte Eire, Noreen Muldowney, Arranmore Vacation Village and Stephen McCahill, Ardara Tourism.

Louise Boyle, Arranmore Ferry, Roisin Rice, Slieve League Vistior Heart, David Leonard, Failte Eire and Shonna Tinneny, Oakfield Park. Picture Clive Wasson

Picture Clive Wasson

Gallery: Donegal tourism group gathers on tenth 12 months of the Wild Atlantic Approach was final modified: April twenty sixth, 2024 by Workers Author