St Pete’s/Clearwater Wants More Irish Visitors

St Pete’s/Clearwater Wants More Irish Visitors

Florida has many great attractions but its natural and cultural gem is located on its west coast in St Pete’s/Clearwater. While no figures are available for Irish visitors, the UK/Ireland/Scandinavia market sent more than 659,000 to this idyllic destination in 2013.VSPC_2010stock_p3-d5-2526


So it was no surprise to meet Paul Warry and his team in Dublin recently on a trade promotion, when he told Irish Travel Trade News that they are keen to grow the number of visitors from Ireland to the greater St Pete’s/Clearwater area.

Paul Warry from St.Pete meets Mary McKenna,TourAmerica and Coleen Butler from Book a  Bed.

Paul Warry, St Pete’s, meets Mary McKenna, Tour America, and Coleen Butler, BookaBed

Now that Aer Lingus has announced a four flights a week schedule to Orlando, it will be so much more convenient to travel on to the St Pete’s/Clearwater area. These flights will operate from 1st May to 26th October 2015.

Dee Burdock,American Holidays,Frank Kelly,Tropical Places and Paul Manning at  the St.Pete function.

Dee Burdock, American Holidays; Frank Kelly, Tropical Places; and Paul Manning, Hertz; at the St Pete’s function

So St Pete’s/Clearwater awaits the Irish leisure visitor.

Ciara Foley,Visit USA  Chair Perason and Barry CCCC feom Sunway .

Ciara Foley, Chairperson, Visit USA, and Barry Hammond, Sunway

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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