Minister of State for Tourism & Sport, Brendan Griffin TD, launched the Irish Tourism Industry Awards which take place every two yearsand are organised by the Irish Tourism
Industry Confederation, Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland and industry partners.
Pictured at the launch were Niall Gibbons, Chief Executive Officer of Tourism Ireland with Orla Carroll, Director of Strategic Development at Fáilte Ireland, and Eoghan O’Mara Walsh, Chief Executive ITIC.
The Awards celebrate excellence, innovation and success within tourism, Ireland’s largest indigenous industry and one that employs 254,000 around the country. The presentation ceremony will take place on February 1st 2019 in Dublin. when15 awards will be presented.
Submissions can be made on www.irishtoursimindustryawards.ie . The Awards cover regional tourism experiences, access initiatives, festivals and food tourism innovations amongst others.