Multi-generational holidays, immersive experiences and the “human touch” are key trends driving the travel and tourism sector this year, according to industry leaders who
gathered in Dublin this weekend to discuss the challenges and opportunities they face.
Pictured are Pól Ó Conghaile, Travel Editor with the Irish Independent; Neven Maguire of MacNean House & Restaurant; and Cliona Carroll, Sponsorship and Events Manager with INM.
Winners and sponsors met at Dublin’s Cliff Townhouse to celebrate the winners of the 2019 Irish Independent Reader Travel Awards, and to look ahead to 2020.
Commenting at the event, Pól Ó Conghaile, Travel Editor with the Irish Independent, said: “Our readers have identified clear trends for travel and tourism in 2019. Firstly, we’re seeing increased demand for multi-generational holidays, where children, parents and grandparents can enjoy time together.