Travel agents, representing one of the largest high-end tour operators in the US, Cox and Kings, are in Ireland to learn more about some of Fáilte Ireland’s tourism brands:
Ireland's Ancient East, the Wild Atlantic Way and Dublin. The tailored visit has been designed to promote Ireland to high end travellers and is hosted and managed by Fáilte Ireland in collaboration with partners Tourism Ireland.
The Buyers who are members of Virtuosa & Signature Consortia, two of most prominent consortia’s there, represent the most influential high end tour operators in the US who have expressed an interest in growing their business into Ireland. Together with creating a bespoke itinerary for the buyers, Fáilte Ireland hosted a networking evening in Mount Juliet Estate with Irish tourism businesses from Kilkenny, (Jerpoint Park, Lyrath Estate & Mount Juliet Estate), Waterford, Wicklow, Monaghan, and Cork to give them an opportunity to meet and discuss business with the US Buyers.
Oonagh Kelly, Fáilte Ireland’s Head of International Publicity, said:–