« BackKerry’s ‘great outdoors’ on show in the Netherlands

REPRO FREE 05/06/2015 – A group of top-producing travel organisers is visiting Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and leading Dutch tour operator Buro Scanbrit – a tour operator specialising in tours to Ireland, Britain and Scandinavia. PIC SHOWS: Tour operator, Buro Scanbrit, with the independent travel organisers. They are here as guests of Tourism Ireland. Pic – Dermot Ryan (no repro fee) Further press info – Sinéad Grace, Tourism Ireland 087 685 9027Tralee-based tourism operator Ireland Walk Hike Bike joined Tourism Ireland and five other outdoor activity providers recently for Fiets en Wandelbeurs, an important cycling and hiking expo in the Netherlands.

The two-day show attracts around 20,000 visitors every year and provides a platform to showcase their product to thousands of recreational cyclists, hikers and potential Dutch holidaymakers.

2015 was a very good year for tourism from the Netherlands to Ireland, with official CSO figures showing an increase of 16% over 2014.

Promoting the Wild Atlantic Way in Kerry will continue to be a major focus of Tourism Ireland’s activity in the Netherlands for 2016.