In this section we will provide links to videos, tutorials, advice and articles we think may be of help and interest to you during these unprecedented times.

Fáilte Ireland Consumer Behaviour Research

Fáilte Ireland is carrying out consumer research on the domestic Irish market. Click here for the current Consumer Sentiment and Behaviour document

DPTA Environmental Sustainability and Future Ticketing Webinar

Maurice Bergin- Green Hospitality Programme, covers sustainability as a core principle and embedding environmental sustainability at the core of the Dingle Peninsula's tourism offering.

Ronan Burns- Future Ticketing, gives an insight into how Future Ticketing software can help and support your business in these challenging and changing times while also helping you to future proof your business.

Watch webinar here.

Kerry County Council and Retail Excellence 'Back to Business' Webinar

KCC, in association with Retail Excellence Ireland, recently held a webinar for Retail Businesses with David Fitzsimons of Retail Excellence Ireland, Tomás Hayes Local Enterprise Office and Jim Power, Economist. 

DPTA HR, Insurance and Business Support Webinar

Máire Ní Mhainín, Údarás na Gaeltachta covers supports for tourism businesses available from Údarás na Gaeltachta during the COVID-19 crisis.

Peter Boland outlines the insurance-related issues that have been raised by the COVID-19 crisis.

Caroline McEnery of The HR Suite covers current HR challenges in line with the new Government and Legislative Obligations.

Watch webinar here.


Calculating pre-opening costs

In advance of businesses re-opening, there are a number of costs that will need to be considered and built into financial projections such as staffing costs including training; food and beverage requirements and other stocks; sales and marketing activities, any necessary repairs and maintenance, additional cleaning, and health and safety purchases etc.

Failte Ireland have put together sector-relevant pre-opening costs templates, as well as guidance notes on how to populate yours. Download guidance and templates relevant to your business here.


Fáilte Ireland Learning Resources

There is a wealth of free, comprehensive external supports available to businesses. Fáilte Ireland have created a list of those designed to help tourism businesses build their expertise in areas such as Digital Marketing, Management and Finance and more, which will help your business to successfully relaunch when the time comes.

Resources are available on the different topics below:

  1. Management, HR and finance training
  2. Sales training
  3. Marketing training
  4. Food and beverage training
  5. Sustainability and environmental training

Cost Control and Marketing Webinar

Find here a recorded Cost Control and Marketing webinar held recently by DPTA, in association with Dingle Hub, for tourism businesses on the peninsula.
Katie Conneely of KCDigital speaks about online presence and social media. Ben Price of Corporate Referral Services Ireland speaks about procurement and controlling and minimising business costs.

Click here to watch webinar.

Fáilte Ireland Support Hub

Fáilte Ireland have created a dedicated support hub to guide and advise businesses over the coming weeks and months. 

They have created a series of webinars providing expert advice on various topics. 

Find here Fáilte Ireland's webinar on Business Liquidity 'Preparing to meet with banks and financial institutions'. 

This video will take you through reworking cashfows and forecasts for the coming months, understanding your cash needs and asking for support from your financial institution.