Visit Cork Industry Day

Visit Cork to hold Tourism Industry Day at Radisson Blu

Visit Cork, the official tourism body for the Cork region, is hosting a briefing session for those involved in the tourism industry on Wednesday 12 February 2020 at Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Little Island.


Anyone with an interest in tourism or in attracting visitors to Cork is invited to attend the Tourism Industry Day, from local community and tourist groups, to festivals and event organisations, to accommodation and experience providers, for an update on Visit Cork’s achievements to date and plans for the promotion of Cork for leisure tourism (Pure Cork) and business tourism (Cork Convention Bureau).  They will be joined by their partners in Fáilte Ireland.


It promises to be a highly interactive, dynamic session with presentations from Gerard O’ Mahoney, Chair of Visit Cork, Seamus Heaney, Head of Visit Cork, Evelyn O'Sullivan, Manager of Cork Convention Bureau, Sam Johnson, the Manager of the Regional Convention Bureau of Ireland, and Arthur McGauran from SITE Ireland (Society of Incentive Travel Executives).


Alison Levins from Fáilte Ireland will also unveil ‘Keep Discovering’, the new road map to delivering growth in the domestic short break market to 2023, and Eoin Kennedy from Zone Digital will advise how you can take advantage of social media for both MICE and leisure tourism.


Commenting on the industry event, Seamus Heaney, Head of Visit Cork, said,

“We encourage everyone involved in the tourism industry in Cork to attend the Visit Cork Industry Day and explore how they can work with Pure Cork and Cork Convention Bureau to enhance their business and help collectively promote all that Cork has to offer to domestic and international business and leisure visitors.”


The Pure Cork Industry Day will take place from 10.00am-1.30pm, with registration from 9.30am. It is an open invitation to any individual or business involved in tourism in Cork (City and County).

Register today for the industry day on or contact the team at Visit Cork on (021) 431 8036.

For further details on Visit Cork or interviews contact

Niamh Murphy, ETC 087 0617705

Maria Rolston, ETC

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