October 23, 2019
Business News

Feeling good! Kilkenny health and wellness destinations required for European recognition

By COLIN BARTLEY

VISITORS to Kilkenny are increasingly looking for breaks that offer authentic experiences through nature and local traditions.

With this in mind, Fáilte Ireland is searching for emerging destinations in Kilkenny which provide a ‘health and well-being’ tourism experiences to put themselves forward for an international award which recognises innovative tourism ideas.

With just two weeks to go until closing date for application, the national tourism development agency is urging interested Kilkenny destinations to act quickly. Entering the competition could be economically beneficial for the destination.

The European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) Awards looks for destinations offering a sustainable and well-developed tourist experience that promotes their area as well as offering a health and well-being break. The awards have been established to promote tourism in these areas.

The promoters of the awards are looking for destinations that offer a variety of health and well-being tourism activities, including yoga and meditation, sport and fitness, and nutritional programmes.

Closing date for entries is Friday, 27 September. For more information visit:  www.failteireland.ie.

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