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    Fáilte Ireland workshops to help tourism industry drive sales

    Fáilte Ireland workshops to help  tourism industry drive sales

    Members of the tourism industry today took part in the first of a series of workshops running from 15th to 23rd May, designed to help businesses manage costs effectively, increase competitiveness and retain and source new business from Northern Ireland, Great Britain and other markets in light of Brexit.

    The workshops offer insights and expertise from top tourism specialists on a number of topics including priorities for businesses in challenging economic conditions, ways to reduce costs through smart purchasing, how to build on current buyer relationships and increasing sales opportunities. See notes for editor for full list of contributors.

    Helen McDaid, Manager, Enterprise and Hospitality Development at Fáilte Ireland, said:
    “With Brexit on the horizon, many tourism businesses along the border are seeing a reduction in bookings from Northern Ireland and Great Britain. At Fáilte Ireland, we have designed a suite of supports to help businesses facing these challenges and our key message is ‘prepare and diversify’. The ‘Managing Costs, Driving Sales & Winning Business’ workshops are practical and action based, helping tourism businesses to adapt.”

    Events and dates: 

    Date Venue
    Wednesday 15th May The Bush Hotel,
    Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim
     
    Thursday 16th May The Abbey Hotel
    Donegal Town, Co. Donegal
     
    Friday 17th May Slieve Russell Hotel Golf & Country Club
    Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan
     
    Thursday 23rd May Shirley Arms Hotel
    Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
     
     
     

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