Tourism operators make their pitch

Some of Kilkenny’s leading tourism providers were among the more than 80 members of the Irish tourism industry taking part is over 30 of Europe’s top coach tour operators and buyers from Belgium, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Italy and Norway arrived in Kerry this week to do business.

Some of Kilkenny’s leading tourism providers were among the more than 80 members of the Irish tourism industry taking part is over 30 of Europe’s top coach tour operators and buyers from Belgium, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Italy and Norway arrived in Kerry this week to do business.

The Kilkenny participants included the Griffin Hotel Group, the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel and the Lyrath Estate Hotel and Convention Centre.

The delegates arrived in Ireland as part of the European Coach Tour Operators workshop that took place in the Killarney Convention Centre, INEC. The event was an opportunity for Kilkenny tourism providers to pitch directly to buyers for business in 2013.