22 tourism companies from Ireland took part in a virtual workshop that was organised by Tourism Ireland to showcase Ireland to northern European tour operators and travel agents last week.
The two day virtual event allowed the tourism companies from Ireland to connect with more than 50 northern European tour operators and travel agents, based in Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden via a series of one-to-one, pre-scheduled video appointments.
The aim of the event was to promote Ireland to the participating northern European tour operators and travel agents to position the country well for when the time is right to welcome international visitors again.
"A Strong Indication That Interest In Visiting Ireland Remains High"
Tourism Ireland's manager for northern Europe, Barbara Wood, stated, "Tourism Ireland is delighted that over 50 tour operators and travel agents from across northern Europe [took] the time to join us and our partners from Ireland for our virtual Northern European workshop. The participation of these buyers is a strong indication that interest in visiting Ireland remains high.
"Our message for the northern European travel professionals is that, when the time is right, we will have everything ready to welcome their clients back to our shores. We'll be assuring them that tourism companies across the island of Ireland have been implementing all the required new health and safety measures, but will still be ready to deliver a fantastic holiday experience for their clients."
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