The editors of three popular lifestyle magazines in the UAE visited Ireland recently, stopping off at Dublin, Adare, Wicklow and Kildare.
The group was here as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. The aim of the trip was to highlight Ireland’s luxury tourism offering to readers in the UAE, from five star resorts and spas, to high end shopping.
Their itinerary includeed an ‘Art Tea’ experience at The Merrion in Dublin, personal shopping at Brown Thomas in Dublin, as well as visits to Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre, Kildare Village and the Irish National Stud & Gardens.
“Tourism Ireland was delighted to invite these influential magazine editors to visit Ireland, to sample some of our luxury tourism experiences at first hand”, said Aisling McDermott, Tourism Ireland’s Manager Asia & Middle East. “Fact finding visits like this provide an excellent opportunity to showcase Ireland through the media in the UAE – highlighting our culture and heritage, our boutique hotels and luxury resorts and not forgetting our luxury shopping and spa experiences.”