Free tourism event will share ideas for local businesses

Councillor Adrian Mahoney
Councillor Adrian Mahoney

Tourism businesses across the Falkirk area are invited to a free networking event next Tuesday.

The meeting, organised by VisitFalkirk to support Scottish Tourist Week, will take place in the Macdonald Inchyra Hotel in Polmont from 5.45pm to 8.15pm on March 21.

Open to any business involved in tourism, including hotels and restaurants, speakers will share their experiences and pass on ideas and information.

Speakers include Kevin Roach, chairperson of the new Falkirk Area Tourism Partnership; Marc Crothall, chief executive of the Scottish Tourism Alliance and Gori Yahaya, founder, UpSkill Digital – boosting digital skills for tourism businesses.

Councillor Adrian Mahoney, Falkirk Council’s spokesperson for Culture, Leisure and Tourism said: “This will be a great opportunity for local tourism businesses to network and hear from industry leaders about developments in the sector.

“Previous events have proved to be very popular. If you’re interested in attending, register for your place today.”

To register call 01324 808266 or visit http://bit.ly/vf-network.