To promote the province of Alicante in the Irish market, The Costa Blanca Patronage has traveled this week to the cities of Belfast and Dublin, where they met with representatives of tour operators and travel agencies to establish new contacts and exchange views on the sector.
The provincial entity, together with the Valencian Tourism Agency and the municipalities of Alicante and Benidorm, has also taken advantage of participation in this workshop and made several presentations for the Costa Blanca destination .
More information about the Irish market
More than 90% of the Irish who visit the Valencian Country do it for leisure and organizes their stay individually and move on a regular flight. In recent years, the municipalities of the Costa Blanca have concentrated 80% of hotel stays of citizens from Ireland.
Nowadays, the province of Alicante is connected to five airports in this country: Dublin (operated by airlines Ryanair and Aer Lingus), Shannon (Ryanair), Cork (Aer Lingus and Ryanair), Kerry County (Ryanair) and Knock (Ryanair). The total capacity from March to December this year exceeds 1,040 flights and 191,000 seats.