November 15, 2021

Kerry maintains its position as Ireland’s leading Sustainable Tourism destination & #13 globally in 2022 GDS Index

Kerry has maintained its ranking in the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) Top 30 to be officially recognised as the leading Sustainable Tourism destination in Ireland, number 13 in the world overall, and number six in Europe out of 65 destinations, across the globe. The GDS-Index is the world’s leading sustainability performance benchmarking and improvement programme, designed to make business and leisure tourism industry more sustainable. Its mission is to engage, inspire and enable destinations to become more sustainable places to visit, meet and thrive in. Originally established to help destinations, event planners and business events suppliers to drive and recognise sustainable […]
September 8, 2021

Kerry: Welcome to MICE Space

With the welcome release of the final phases of the Irish Governments COVID19 recovery roadmap and following the easing of restrictions around indoor events, Kerry Convention Bureau is looking forward to working with event planners to #MakeItIreland and #MeetInKerryAgain. Kerry Convention Bureau are excited to mark this new phase of recovery with the launch of our new video and refreshed website. Kerry is MICE Ready; both KCB and our Kerry wide membership of accommodation, venues, attractions and activity providers are on hand to assist with all event enquiries. Contact us today for an informal chat about your event requirements.
December 16, 2020

European Outdoor Educators Conference

The EOE conference is the annual event of the European Institute for Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning. This was the first occasion that the event was held in Ireland. This year’s conference was hosted by Institute of Technology Tralee. IT Tralee holds the UNESCO Chair in Inclusive PE, Sport, Recreation and Fitness.

The EOE Network is a vibrant association of outdoor education practitioners and academics from around Europe, with other delegates attending from across the globe. The three-day conference reflected that mix with practitioner case studies, practical workshops and academic presentations.
March 20, 2020

COVID19 Update

Given the unprecedented and distressing circumstances of recent days and the huge uncertainty that will unquestionably remain in the days, weeks and, possibly, months ahead, please know that myself, Fiona and the Kerry Convention Bureau board are here to support and assist our clients, members, partners and wider industry in any way possible, as we all try to cope with the COVID19 crisis. If you are an event planner looking to reschedule a confirmed #MeetInKerry event or are considering Kerry for an event and have questions on what to do, please contact Becky or Fiona directly. For our members, our […]
November 4, 2019

Kerry ranks #20 on 2019 Global Destination Sustainability Index and #1 Most Improved Destination

The GDS- Index is a collaborative international organisation that ranks business tourism destinations in terms of how sustainable they are for hosting meetings, incentive, conferences and events (MICE). Its purpose is to engage, inspire and enable destinations to become more sustainable places to visit, meet and thrive in. To be considered for inclusion, MICE destinations from around the world complete a comprehensive annual submission process and are assessed on factors such as the environment, social indexes, supplier performance and the convention bureau itself. The index is then used by event planners as a resource when searching for sustainable destinations in […]
May 9, 2019

KCB Members qualify as SITE Global Certified Incentive Specialists

This week saw four Kerry Convention Bureau members participate in SITE Global’s Certified Incentive Specialist’s accreditation program. We would like to extend huge congratulations to Ann Shanahan and Olivia Walsh Murphy from Killarney Convention Centre, Allan O’Connor from, The Killarney Park & Toddy Doyle from Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms for flying the #Kerry flag high & raising the bar on delivering #InspiredIncentives & exceptional service in the Kingdom! Fantastic achievement by all & thank you to Failte Ireland’s Meet In Ireland team for supporting the initiative 🙏☘
January 29, 2019

KCB Member Hotels recognised in TripAdvisor Ireland’s Top 25 Awards

A huge congratulations to all our members who have been recognised in the 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Ireland Awards. We were delighted to see seven members in the Top 25 Hotels, five in the Top 25 Luxury Hotels and three in the Top 25 for best service. The service category recognised 12 Kerry hotels in total which it is a testament to the exceptional quality of accommodation and hospitality on offer when you choose to #MeetInKerry. Well done to all the teams at: The Killarney Park Hotel, The International Hotel Killarney, Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa, Cahernane House Hotel, The Brehon & Angsana Spa Killarney, Lake Hotel Killarney, The Rose Hotel, Muckross […]
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