Tourism NI And SITE Ireland Announce New Partnership To Support NI Tourism Businesses

By Dave Simpson
Tourism NI And SITE Ireland Announce New Partnership To Support NI Tourism Businesses

Tourism NI and the Society of Incentive Travel Excellence Ireland (SITE) have announced a new partnership to support Northern Ireland tourism businesses, the first initiative of which is the Certified Incentive Specialist (CIS) qualification.

The CIS qualification is the first initiative of a programme of activity that has been designed to further educate Northern Ireland tourism industry businesses and provide them with networking and destination awareness opportunities.

The CIS qualification is also intended to help equip tourism businesses in Northern Ireland with the knowledge that they need to deliver motivational travel experiences for future incentive clients.

"Very Pleased To Announce This Exciting New Partnership"

Tourism NI business solutions manager Eimear Callaghan stated, "We are very pleased to announce this exciting new partnership with SITE Ireland. This is a very challenging time for many tourism businesses across Northern Ireland. This partnership will help support and equip our industry with the necessary skills and knowledge so they can deliver remarkable experiences for incentive clients in the future. This is the next step to ensuring our destination and partners are incentive ready."


Meanwhile, SITE Ireland immediate past president Michael Dalton commented, "SITE Ireland is delighted to deliver this globally recognised certification to members and industry in Northern Ireland as part of this partnership. We look forward to working closely with Tourism Northern Ireland over the coming months on delivering more opportunities for industry to upskill and deliver exceptional incentive experiences for clients in the future."

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