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Despite recent upbeat reports regarding an increase in overseas visitors to Ireland in 2011, Fáilte Ireland warned against any complacency in the tourism sector this year, during its annual tourism industry briefing for the Galway region held in the city last week
Failte Ireland has made a commitment to help promote Mayo Tourism throughout 2012 following its annual Tourism Industry Briefing held in Westport on Tuesday last. In a discussion with tourism operators in the county at Knockranny House Hotel, the tourism body warned against any complacency in the sector, stressing that the hard lessons and good work of the last few years will need to continue.
A number of Mayo businesses featured in a Discover Ireland day held at Heuston Station in Dublin last week to mark the launch of Fáilte Ireland’s new autumn brochure. Trek West Tours and the Mill Times Hotel, Westport were just two of almost 30 tourism businesses from across the country promoting their wares and offering special offers on accommodation, activities, and attractions to passing commuters.
A historical building in Kilkenny has been lucky to receive a windfall in funding from Fáilte Ireland this week in order to develop the attraction.
In this week’s article we will look at the organisations providing support to entrepreneurs in the process of setting up a business. These groups can provide guidance and support to entrepreneurs from the conception of a new business through to its realisation.
Fianna Fáil election candidate Michael Loftus has expressed disappointment at Fáilte Ireland’s difficulty with granting funding to Killala Bay’s artificial reef project, but states that this is “certainly not the end of the line” for the ambitious attraction.
The search is on to find Europe’s Destination of Excellence. Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, is inviting entries for the fourth phase of the European Union tourism competition, which is currently being held in 25 EU member states. The winning destination will receive a promotional photo shoot to market itself as well as €5,000 towards highlighting its attractions.