Galway represented at largest travel exhibition in France

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Patrick Harty, Tourism Ireland; and Ailbhe Stevens, MHL Collection – representing the Galmont Hotel and Glenlo Abbey, at IFTM Top Resa in Paris. Pic – Tourism Ireland

The MHL Collection representing the Galmont Hotel & Spa, Glenlo Abbey and the Harbour Hotel 14 Irish tourism companies attending the international travel market IFTM Top Resa in France this week.

The MHL Collection joined Tourism Ireland in Paris at what is the largest travel trade exhibition in France, attracting more than 34,000 visitors.

These include influential tour operators and travel agents, as well as business tourism decision-makers and leading French travel journalists.

The three-day event provided a valuable opportunity for the participating companies from Ireland to meet and do business with key players in the French travel trade.

Monica MacLaverty, Tourism Ireland’s Manager Southern Europe, said: “Our presence at IFTM provides a valuable opportunity for our partners from Galway and elsewhere around the island of Ireland to showcase their product and connect with leading French travel trade contacts, to negotiate inclusion in their 2023 programmes.

“France is one of the top four markets for tourism to the island of Ireland and Tourism Ireland is rolling out a busy programme of promotions in France this autumn – aimed at boosting late season travel and positioning us well for 2023.”