Tourism & Hospitality Forum Established

On Oct 14, 2020 by ghadmin.

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The Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, and the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, today (Friday 9 October 2020) established the Hospitality and Tourism Forum.

Few sectors have been as severely impacted by the pandemic as the hospitality and tourism industry. In recognition of the devastating impact the virus has had, the Tanaiste and Minister Martin have today established the Hospitality and Tourism Forum to provide an outlet for their concerns and to look at the practical actions which can be taken to help business owners and their workers.

Representatives from the hospitality and tourism sectors on the Forum will include:

  • Irish Hotels Federation
  • Restaurants Association of Ireland
  • Vintners Federation of Ireland
  • Licenced Vintners Association
  • Drinks Ireland
  • Association of Irish Professional Conference Organisers
  • B&B Ireland
  • Event Industry Ireland
  • Irish Self Catering Federation
  • Irish Tourism Industry Confederation
  • Incoming Tour Operators Association
  • Coach Tourism & Transport Council of Ireland
  • Association for the Visitor Experience and Attractions
  • Irish Congress of Trade Union

The following public sector bodies and Agencies will also be represented on the Forum:

  • Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media
  • Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment
  • Fáilte Ireland
  • Tourism Ireland

More details here

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