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Fáilte Ireland Authority Meets In Co. Leitrim's Landmark Hotel

By Dave Simpson
Fáilte Ireland Authority Meets In Co. Leitrim's Landmark Hotel

Fáilte Ireland chairperson Paul Carty, and the senior management team and the entire authority (board) of Fáilte Ireland met in the Landmark Hotel in Carrick-On-Shannon, Co. Leitrim, on Thursday 30 March, for the national tourism development authority's quarterly authority meeting.

Briefings

According to a statement published on FáilteIreland.ie, several businesses and local authority representatives from counties Cavan, Leitrim and Roscommon were invited to brief the authority members on how their season has been to date and their future business plans.

Viewings

Fáilte Ireland's authority members also saw how Fáilte Ireland's investment has impacted the National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park House and Gardens, which was developed by the Irish Heritage Trust, in partnership with Fáilte Ireland and the owners of the property, Westward Holdings. The new museum received a €3.9 million Fáilte Ireland grant, and Fáilte Ireland's analysis indicates that the museum is expected to attract 115,000 visitors per year, generating an €25 million for the local economy within the first decade of opening post-investment.

2023 Plans

The above news follows news that Fáilte Ireland has unveiled its plans for 2023, to help support the sustainable recovery of the tourism sector this year.

The plans were announced for the tourism industry at a special virtual event, watched by over 1,700 tourism operators, providers and employers from across the sector.

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Fáilte Ireland’s plans in 2023 focus on seven key areas:

  1. Business Recovery
  2. Tourism Careers
  3. Domestic Marketing
  4. Opening the Outdoors
  5. Industry Digitalisation
  6. Destination Development
  7. Climate Action

Read More: Fáilte Ireland Unveils 2023 Plans To Help Drive Sustainable Recovery Of Tourism

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