Seven travel agents from the United Arab Emirates enjoyed a fact-finding visit around Ireland last week as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. Specially timed to coincide with the 15th anniversary of Etihad Airways' operations from Abu Dhabi to Ireland, the visit was organised in conjunction with Etihad, Amadeus and Leading Hotels of the World.
The aim of last week's visit was to really enthuse the travel agents about our superb tourism offering and to showcase some of our top hotels, attractions and experiences. Their itinerary included The K Club, Kildare Village, a hawk walk at Ashford Castle, falconry at Adare Manor, The Merrion and the Guinness Storehouse.
Statement By Tourism Ireland's Manager Asia And Middle East
Aisling McDermott, Tourism Ireland's Manager Asia and Middle East, stated, "On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of Etihad Airways' operations to Ireland, we are delighted to invite seven top travel agents from the UAE to visit. Seeing is believing - and our aim is that when they return home, they will be even more enthusiastic about the destination, helping to secure a greater share of their business for Ireland in 2022 and beyond."
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