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Marine Tourism Seminar

Connecting with our Coastline – The Future of Sustainable Coastal Tourism


The Shandon Hotel, Marble Hill, Portnablagh


8th March 2018


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9.30am – 3.45pm


9.30am - Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Mr. Gerry McMonagle – Welcome address


9.45am – Chief Executive – Donegal County Council, Mr. Seamus Neely


10am - Monty Halls, broadcaster, speaker, naturalist, former Royal Marine, marine biologist, travel writer and leadership specialist


11am - Thomas Furey, Marine Institute, Infomar, Advanced Mapping Services


11.30am - Q&A with Monty and Thomas


11.45am – Tea/Coffee & Networking


12pm - Naomh McElhatton, Smart NI, Digital Marketing Expert, Promoting Marine Tourism Online


1pm – Beckey-Finn Britton, Clean Coasts Development Officer, Sustainable Marine Eco Tourism


1.30pm – Q&A with Naomh and Beckey-Finn


Lunch – 1.45pm


2.30pm - Jim Muldowney, Dive Arranmore Charters/Sea Safari, Burtonport/Arranmore Island


2.45pm - Digital Strategy Workshop with Naomh McElhatton


• Understanding YOUR online business goals

• Defining your objectives

• Painting your customer profiles

• Useful templates for Strategy planning

• Defining your tactics

• A plan on how to take action


3.45pm – Conference Closes


Information stands: There will be a number of information stands at the event with details of projects, funding opportunities, marketing information and much more.


• David McNulty, Tourism Development International, Tourism Impact Study

• Hericoast, Cool Route, CAPITEN, MalinWaters, WAOH (Wildsea Atlantic Ocean Heritage Route)

• FLAG North information, Blueway information


It is free to attend but booking is essential.  Book your place here.




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