Professor Sam McConkey to speak at Donegal Tourism Conference – Donegal Daily

Donegal County Council, in association with Donegal Tourism CLG, has invited Donegal tourism businesses and interests to register for this year’s Donegal Tourism Conference, ‘Adapting to Changing Times’, taking place on March 30, 2022.

The venue will be Jackson’s Hotel, Ballybofey.

This conference will feature both keynote speakers, exhibitors and the Donegal County Council Tourism Unit team will be available to provide registration information at, the center for tourism, as well as other business opportunities.

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

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

Charlene Boyle, Fáilte Ireland will present 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 local case study panel on the issue.

As businesses seek to adapt and become more environmentally friendly and environmentally responsible, David Mellet, Regional Coordinator of the Regional Climate Action Office, will speak on climate change and green business/ durable.

John Casey of the Rosapenna Hotel and Golf Resort who successfully hosted the Irish Legends Golf Tournament in August 2021 and will be doing so again this summer will share his experience working with golf tour operators and setting up golf packages.

Award-winning writer and travel expert Pól Ó Conghaile will provide attendees with an update on digitalization and travel and how businesses in Donegal can adapt.

Attendees will leave with great tips and tricks to put into practice in their own business or region. Many useful information stands will be present during the day. This is a great opportunity to network with those in the tourism sector. Q&A sessions will take place, providing attendees with the opportunity to discuss tourism topics with the expert panel of guest speakers.

The Donegal Tourism Conference 2022 is open to anyone with an interest in tourism.
Registration is now open, click here to reserve your place:

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