Published on : Monday, October 16, 2017
Kildare Tourism Board have brought a partnership of 17 Kildare businesses together on a superb stand which will sell the Kildare Experience to attendees at the biggest event of its kind in the country.
And the Kildare brands will be taking part in a series of meetings with hosted meetings and incentive tourism buyers over the two-day event.
County Kildare Tourism Development Manager Aine Mangan said that the 17 partners on the stand will be working together selling the County Kildare experience to the attendees at the event. They will be making individual presentations to delegations from the US, Canada, the Benelux countries and Germany, as well as a presentation and trade chats with the national corporate incentive association and a host of other set appointments.
The well-known Kildare brands and businesses which are taking part : Newbridge Silverware, Kildare Village, The Curragh, Naas and Punchestown Racecourses, Osprey Hotel, Glenroyal Hotel, Clanard Court Hotel, Barberstown Castle, The K Club, Killashee Hotel, Bartons Transport and Mondello Park.
The Taste of Kildare Foodscapes sections of the stand will trait the selected food providers from around Kildare including Fallons of Kilcullen, Silken Thomas in Kildare, Hartes of Kildare and Lock13 Sallins.
Aine said that it is fantastic to have this calibre of businesses aboard and involved in working together for the furtherance of the Into Kildare initiative. This initiative features over 230 exhibitors, and with the partnership package that we have put together, Kildare will be at the heart of the process over the two days. The meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions industry (MICE), and showcasing county Kildare to the buyers at this event is fundamental to the prospect expansion of tourism industry in the country.
It is a notified fact that the tourism plays a main part in the financial system of Kildare, with over 550 enterprises involved in housing, lodging and food services in Kildare employing 5,500 people.