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Tourism Ireland Hosts Virtual Luxury Marketplace Event

By Dave Simpson
Tourism Ireland Hosts Virtual Luxury Marketplace Event

Tourism Ireland hosted a virtual luxury marketplace event this week.

Events Details

Tourism Ireland stated, "20 tourism companies from around Ireland are took part in Tourism Ireland’s virtual Ireland Luxury Marketplace on June 29.

"Ireland Luxury Marketplace is an online B2B event, organised by Tourism Ireland to allow the participating tourism companies from Ireland to connect with around 1,000 travel advisors from across the United States via a series of one-to-one, pre-scheduled video appointments and interactive roundtable presentations.

"Tourism Ireland aimed to showcase our superb luxury tourism to these influential US travel advisors, building anticipation for future trips and reminding them about the many reasons for their clients to choose Ireland."

Tourism Ireland Head Of North America Statement

Tourism Ireland's head of North America, Alison Metcalfe, stated, "Right now, we are focussed on building anticipation for future trips to Ireland, so we are delighted that around 1,000 US travel advisors are taking the time to join us and our partners from Ireland for our virtual Ireland Luxury Marketplace. The participation of these influential travel advisors is a strong indication that there is really good interest in our luxury tourism offering, from our boutique hotels, castles and luxury resorts to our rich culture and heritage, and not forgetting our world-class golf and superb culinary scene.


"Our message for the US travel advisors 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 Ireland have been implementing all the required new health and safety measures, but will still be ready to roll out the green carpet and deliver a fantastic luxury experience for their clients."

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