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Registration Open for Donegal Tourism Conference

Published 15th March 2022

Donegal County Council in association with Donegal Tourism CLG are pleased to invite tourism businesses and interests in Donegal to register their attendance for this year’s Donegal Tourism Conference, 'Adapting to Changing Times' which will take place on 30 March 2022. The venue will be Jackson’s Hotel, Ballybofey.  

Click Here to Register

This conference will combine both keynote speakers, exhibitors and the Tourism Unit Team from Donegal County Council will be available to provide information on getting listed on www.govisitdonegal.com, the Tourism Hub, plus other trade opportunities. 

After a difficult two years for the hospitality and tourism sector this event will provide an opportunity for the trade, community groups and others to come together, network and share their experiences and hopes going forward. 

We are delighted that Professor Samuel McConkey, Deputy Dean at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) who has become a well-known face when advising the Irish public on Covid-19 will be speaking at the conference.  

Charlene Boyle, Fáilte Ireland will present on the challenges facing hospitality when it comes to recruitment. She will be joined by Natasha Gilleece, Harvey’s Point and Siubhán O’Connor from Corcreggan Mill, Dunfanaghy as a panel of local case studies on the issue. 

As businesses look to adapt and become more environmentally aware and friendly, David Mellet, Regional Co-Ordinator of the Climate Action Regional Office will speak about Climate Change & Green/Sustainable Business.

John Casey from the Rosapenna Hotel and Golf Resort who successfully hosted the Irish Legends Golf Tournament in August 2021 and will again this summer will share his experience working with golf tour operators and putting together golf packages. 

Award winning travel writer and expert Pól Ó Conghaile will provide attendees with an update on Digitalization & Travel and how Donegal businesses can adapt. 

Attendees will take away some great tips and advice to put into practical use in their own business or regions. There will be lots of useful information stands on the day. This is an excellent opportunity to network with those in the tourism sector. Q&A sessions will take place offering attendees the opportunity to discuss tourism topics with the expert panel of guest speakers.  

The Donegal Tourism Conference 2022 is open to everyone with an interest in tourism.


Registration is now open, click HERE to book your place.


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