Irish Hotels Federation Conference to be held in Killarney.

Over 400 hotel and guesthouse owners from around the country will gather in Killarney this weekend for the annual Irish Hotels Federation Conference. The theme of this year`s event is hospitality on line, the personal touch and it will focus on how to maximize bookings on the internet.It`s estimated that around 150,000 people are employed in tourism nationally and a number of challenges and issues facing the sector will be debated. Speakers at the conference will include the Minister for Tourism, Gillian Bowler of Fáilte Ireland, and jJohn Fitzpatrick from the New York hotel chain. As part of the conference delegates will also visit Kenmare and Dingle