Wellness

Adding wellness elements to a MICE trip enhances both attendee engagement and experience

As the world looks forward to better times ahead, the wellness economy has never been more powerful

‘Wellness tourism’ is a growing industry, supported by tourists actively looking for ways to enhance their well-being as they travel. It’s a trend that’s echoed in the business events sector, with high quality wellness experiences now an important part of many MICE programmes.

For guests eager to indulge in wellness, there’s no better place than Kerry. Our lush, green spaces and spectacular natural environment provides the perfect backdrop for a safe and health-focused conference, meeting or incentive.

Adding wellness elements to a MICE trip can enhance both attendee engagement and experience, making them a more productive participant in the programme as well as allowing them time to rejuvenate and restore. Nestled amidst mountains and lakes, Kerry makes wellness easy, serving as the perfect stage for activities that boost morale, relieve stress and encourage team building.

Kerry Convention Bureau Member Experiences

Killarney Riding Stables

Experience Kerry’s stunning scenery from atop a beautiful horse on a guided trek through the countryside. The Killarney Riding Stables, home to approximately 70 horses, provides guided tours and accommodation packages. They have horse-riding experiences for all levels of riders: guests can leisurely ride through the national park admiring the beauty of the lakes or up the ante by tackling one of the mountain trails.

Why not try out their new Trek, Trot, Taste experience, enjoying gourmet lunch boxes filled with local artisan produce, at a spectacular viewing spot.

Killarney Riding Stables
Hidden Ireland Tours

Hidden Ireland Tours

By foot, boat or chauffeur-driven car, the Hidden Ireland Tours team takes customised travel to new heights. With immersive activities including guided hiking, biking and mountain climbing tours, fishing trips, yoga and special interest excursions around Kerry and the surrounding counties, they go above and beyond to craft bespoke memorable experiences.

Wild SUP Tours

Embarking on an exciting adventure in the company of colleagues and peers is one of the best ways to feel alive. With the help of Wild SUP Tours, attendees will get the chance to do just that as they learn the art of stand up paddle boarding (SUP).

Guided beginner groups paddle their boards in stunning coastal locations along the Wild Atlantic Way coastal route, including Dingle Peninsula and Ring of Kerry, while the more advanced have the option of taking on the lakes of Kerry’s Reeks District.

SUP at sunset in Kerry
Wild Atlantic Seaweed Baths

Wild Atlantic Seaweed Baths

Thanks to its fully mobile set up, the Wild Atlantic Seaweed Baths can bring Irish whiskey barrel baths to a chosen location, allowing attendees to indulge in relaxing, healing seaweed while absorbing the nature around them. Their locally harvested, sustainable seaweed products provide nutrients for the skin, while easing aches and pains.

Perfect after a day of hiking, horse-riding or stand-up paddle boarding.

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Adding a wellness activity to any MICE programme will increase the value of the experience, ensuring that attendees feel cared for and appreciated. By engaging their senses, relieving stress and energising them, participants become happier and more productive.

Why not let Kerry’s perfect combination of adventure and relaxation spark your imagination, as you gear up for a return to business tourism and plan your next MICE activity? It’s the perfect destination to leave groups refreshed, invigorated and recharged, all in the safety of wide-open spaces.

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