Three journalists from Great Britain representing a number of lifestyle and travel magazines as well as daily newspapers have been exploring Donegal and Derry as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Tourism NI.
The journalists - who have a combined readership of more than one million people - will share information about the wide range of things to see and do in Donegal and Derry with their readers. Their itinerary included sea kayaking at Fort Dunree, a tour with Wild Alpaca Way along Malin Head, a visit to Grianán of Aileach and a boat tour of the Inishowen Peninsula. They also partook in a guided tour with outdoor activities operator Far and Wild, and a walking tour of Derry, as well as visits to the Tower Museum and the Guildhall.
Statement By Tourism Ireland's Deputy Head Of Great Britain
Judith Cassidy, Tourism Ireland's deputy head of Great Britain, said, "Tourism Ireland was delighted to invite these influential journalists to visit, to experience for themselves some of the many great things to see and do here. Through their articles - which will reach over one million people - they will encourage their readers to come and experience Donegal and Derry for themselves.
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"Tourism Ireland is rolling out a new 'twinning' initiative in 2022, which involves each overseas market 'twinning with' a specific region or area on the island of Ireland - placing a special focus on the area. Great Britain is twinned with Donegal and Derry."
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