Slemish is central as Council mounts bid to attract more tourists from USA

Slemish Mountain

SLEMISH Mountain was one of the areas highlighted during a council presentation to a USA tour operator.

A Mid & East Antrim Borough Council report said other areas highlighted included The Gobbins, Carrickferfus Castle and Glenarm Castle.

The report said: ‘Tourism Ireland and Tourism NI recently invited Council representatives to present to a US tour operator – Avanti Destinations.

‘Avanti are a leading US tour operator who are looking to increase their Northern Ireland programme and are currently looking for new product.

‘The Tourism Marketing Manager from Council presented to 60 of their sales and marketing team.’

The report said the presentation also focused on ‘the range of accommodation within the Borough’.

The report adds: ‘Officers will follow up with Avanti with more details including rates and will look to build a relationship with the tour operator’.



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