New Kerry Tourism Strategy wins national award

county-kerry-tourism-strategy-action-planKerry County Council’s new Tourism Strategy has won a national award.

The plan claimed top honours in the Irish Public Sector Service to Tourism Award.

The Kerry Tourism Strategy and Action Plan 2016-2022 is the culmination of two year’s work by the Council and the Destination Kerry Tourism Forum and follows public consultation.

It sets out 272 specific actions to be implemented across seven key areas in the short, medium and long term.

A fifth of Kerry’s workforce is employed in tourism.