‘Friendship Visa’ launched in Kilkenny

Kilkenny has become the first county to launch a ‘Friendship Visa’ giving visitors a memento of their time spent in the Marble City.

Kilkenny has become the first county to launch a ‘Friendship Visa’ giving visitors a memento of their time spent in the Marble City.

The Medieval City’s ‘Friendship Visa’ offers friends, families and people on school or college reunions the opportunity to avail of “Friendship” deals in participating Kilkenny hotels. Visitors can also download a personalised commemorative “Friendship Visa” as a souvenir of their Kilkenny trip, signed and sealed by Mayor David Fitzgerald.

“Kilkenny is ideally located to offer the perfect destination for friends to reunite, family get-togethers and group trips like school or college reunions. Kilkenny has everything one could want for the perfect reunion from great hotels, award-winning dining, great shopping and local craft makers, vibrant nightlife and cultural events, as well as being the medieval capital of Ireland with plenty of historical sites within easy walking distance” said Liam Anthony Griffin of Kilkenny Tourism.

“With Kilkenny a top Irish destination for visitors from across Ireland and abroad, we want to extend a warm welcome with our new ‘Friendship Visa’. We believe this new programme, with its special accommodation offers, offers real value and will boost tourism to the county,” he added. For more information see www.visitkilkenny.ie.