Irish Travel Trade News is pleased to announce that Yvonne Carr will be joining the ITTN team as Marketing Executive from 3rd February 2014. Yvonne is looking forward to working with suppliers and agents alike and to rolling out new initiatives for the Irish travel industry in 2014.
Yvonne is currently working with Tourism Ireland in Britain. She graduated in 2008 with a degree in Tourism Marketing at Dublin Institute of Technology, while also working at the Ashbourne Marriott Hotel as Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator. After graduating, she worked for the Convention Centre Dublin as an International Market Researcher for over three years during the pre and post opening of the CCD. While working in this role Yvonne identified and worked with ambassadors for several international medical and scientific conferences.
While working for Tourism Ireland in the British market, Yvonne assisted the Business Tourism Department with all marketing activities, including trade shows such as Confex and the British headline workshop. While working in the US office of Tourism Ireland, she worked for both the Business Tourism Department and the Publicity Department, where she worked with US journalists and editors to generate coverage of Ireland and the Gathering 2013.
Yvonne expects to achieve a Masters in International Business Development later this year.