National Tourism Forum set for Killarney

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The National Tourism Forum which will take place in Killarney later this month has been launched.
Tourism businesses nationwide will meet in Killarney for the two day ‘Let’s Talk Tourism’ conference November 25th and 26th.

2/11/16***NO REPRO FEE*** Pictured at the launch of the National Tourism Forum “Let’s Talk Tourism” are Conor Hennigan – Killarney Chamber of Tourism & Commerce, Margaret O’Connor of AIB Business Banking, Sean Healy of AIB, Forum MC Miriam O’Callaghan, SKAL Republic of Ireland President Sean O’Driscoll, Diarmuid Leen of AIB Business Banking & Kerry Hotel Federation Chairman Terence Mulcahy. The National Tourism Forum takes place in Killarney on 25th & 26th November sponsored by AIB, Kerry County Council & Failte Ireland. Pic: Marc O'Sullivan
Organised by the Kerry Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation, SKAL and Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce; the Forum which will be chaired by Broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan.

Among the topics to be explored is Brexit and its effect on tourism, international tourism trends and tourism policy in Ireland.

Speakers at the event include, Finance professor Brian Lucey, Irish Hotels Federation President Joe Dolan and Chief Executive of the Irish Tourist Industry Confederation, Eoghan O’Mara Walsh.

Day two of the conference will see delegates visit Dingle where they will be shown how the town has developed food and rural tourism on the Dingle Peninsula over the last ten years.

Conference Chairman Seán O’Driscoll encourages local business to attend, as it will be an opportunity for industry grassroots to meet, debate and discuss tourism.