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Marketing Your Tourism Business


Welcome to the GoVisit Donegal Business Community!

At Go Visit Donegal, we understand that the heartbeat of our tourism industry is the network of passionate local businesses that deliver authentic Donegal experiences to our visitors. You are the artisans, the innkeepers, the restaurateurs, and the tour guides who create the magic that defines our shared home.

Sliabh Liag Distillers, The Ardara Distillery, Ardara, Co Donegal

The purpose of this dedicated space is not just to celebrate your endeavours but to amplify them. We are here to provide you with the tools, knowledge, and networks necessary to thrive in a bustling tourism market. Whether you are crafting the finest Donegal tweed, serving up our famed seafood chowder, or guiding adventurers across our peat bogs and into the soul-stirring Wild Atlantic Way, your success is the fabric of our collective story.
 

Through collaborative marketing efforts, we can enhance the visibility of your business and ensure that when travellers think of Ireland, they think of the unforgettable experiences that only Donegal can offer. Let’s work together to showcase the best of our county and make every visit to Donegal a journey into the heart of Ireland’s enchanting northwest.

 

Welcome to our community — let's make tourism in Donegal not just a visit but an experience that starts with you.


Promotion and Marketing Resources

Explore the range of promotional avenues and tools at your disposal. Delve into comprehensive resources for marketing your tourism enterprise within Donegal. This includes exclusive opportunities to collaborate with Go Visit Donegal on marketing campaigns, as well as access to an extensive selection of marketing toolkits designed to elevate your business.

 

List Your Business 

 

We provide complimentary listings on our govisitdonegal platform, presenting your business to a vast audience of travellers fascinated by Donegal's charm. Engage with the numerous visitors who frequent our site, eager to discover what Donegal has to offer.

  Click to register your business
 

In addition, we offer information on local business events and trade shows, creating opportunities for you to connect and establish relationships within the travel industry. Partner with us and take advantage of a plethora of resources and toolkits we've curated to assist businesses in reaching out to potential guests and penetrating specific markets. Here's an overview of how you can collaborate with us:

Fáilte Ireland Quality Assurance

Flaunt your 'Fáilte Ireland Quality Assurance' status to assure guests of the premier experience awaiting them at your establishment, underscored by safety and excellence. The 'Promote Your Quality Assurance' page offers valuable insights on showcasing this prestigious mark. It's not just a symbol but a promise of your dedication to upholding the highest standards in Irish tourism. 


 

 Themed Years Top Tips for Donegal Tourism

Engage with the vibrant community and broadcast your unique stories through social media. Use hashtags like #LoveDonegal and #GoVisitDonegal to join the regional conversation and extend your reach. 

Delve into the aspects that make Donegal distinct—our rich wildlife, exquisite local cuisine, enduring cultural heritage, and exhilarating outdoor pursuits. Familiarise yourself with our detailed visitor research and insights to ensure your offerings resonate with the thematic focus of the year.

Travel Trade

Our team is dedicated to assisting global travel intermediaries as they tailor and refine their offerings to include Donegal's unique experiences in their future itineraries.
 




 

Participate in Our Current Campaigns

We are asking visitors to embrace a 'know before you go' approach, advocating for conscious travel and the broad embrace of responsible tourism. In collaboration with local industry and travel partners, we are dedicated to equipping them with the insights and information necessary to warmly welcome guests at the earliest opportunity.

 

We invite you to take part in our ongoing efforts, amplifying the message and boosting awareness through your own communication channels. Your involvement is crucial to enhancing the effectiveness of our collective initiatives.

Consumer PR

Our consumer PR team at Go Visit Donegal engages with travel and lifestyle media worldwide throughout the year, aiming to highlight Donegal as an inspiring travel destination in newspapers, magazines, on television, and online. We work in tandem with local tourism operators to spotlight the finest experiences that Donegal provides, utilising our media visit program and extensive media outreach.
 

Social Media

Our consumer social media campaigns are designed to position Donegal as a must-visit destination, engaging new audiences with captivating content that encourages sharing and extends our reach.

 

Getting your content featured by us is straightforward; we're constantly on the hunt for outstanding and relevant material that we can share with our followers to spark curiosity about the treasures to be discovered in Donegal. 

 

Engage with our social media initiatives and see your content highlighted on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter feeds.




5 Tips from Go Visit Donegal 

Tip One:
If you haven't yet secured a web listing on govisitdonegal, now's the time to explore our offerings and sign up for your complimentary listing.

Tip Two:
Make sure your business name, address, and postcode are accurate and consistent across all online platforms. Incorporate links to your website and a contact email, and double-check that they're functional and direct to the right locations. 

Tip Three:
Keep your description current, precise, and relevant to what you offer, emphasising any new safety protocols and modifications to your amenities and services. This transparency will reassure visitors that you are operating safely and in compliance with current health guidelines.

Tip Four:
Ensuring your listed opening hours are clear and up-to-date is crucial. Indicate your open status on your govisitdonegal listing, which helps visitors easily find and choose businesses that are open for bookings.

Tip Five:
First impressions are so important, so choose a lead image for your listing that captivates potential customers. You can display high-quality images on govisitdonegal, Images significantly influence customer decisions, so learn more about the impact of exceptional visual content.

Click here for provider sign up 

As we navigate the ever-changing landscapes of travel and tourism, your presence on govisitdonegal is more than just a listing; it's a beacon for visitors planning to discover the unique charm and hidden gems of Donegal. 

 

By embracing these tips and integrating them with our campaigns, you're not just promoting your business; you're becoming an integral part of Donegal's vibrant story that we share with the world. 

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