Council gives financial backing for familiarisation trip for ‘high profile operator’

MID & East Antrim Borough Council has agreed to pay £2,000 to support a ‘high profile familiarisation trip’ in the area.

Council minutes referred to a report prepared for councillors which sought approval to support  ‘hosting a familiarisation trip for a new high profile tour operator’.

Councillors were told there were “low numbers” for ‘meetings, incentives, conferences and events’.

The minutes said HelmsBriscoe is a global leader in the meetings and incentive market and provide international clients with recommendations on venues.

Councillors were told the familiarisation trip included Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort, the ‘Toast of the Coast’ food tour and a range of experiences at Glenarm Castle.

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