• Pippa Hackett

Fáilte Ireland’s Strategic Tourism Business Continuity Scheme

My colleague, Minister Catherine Martin, has announced supports

of €30million for the next two phases of Fáilte Ireland’s Strategic Tourism Business Continuity Scheme. Phases 4 and 5 of the Strategic Tourism Business Continuity Scheme will provide financial support to visitor attractions, outdoor tourism activity operators and tourism accommodation providers. Phase 4 will support eligible visitor attractions and outdoor activity operators, including tourism golf courses and boat tour operators. The maximum grant amount is €800,000. Phase 5 will apply to eligible Fáilte Ireland approved tourism accommodation providers such as hotels, guesthouses, hostels, holiday camps, caravan and camping parks, self-catering and B&Bs. The maximum grant amount is €800,000. Both Schemes will open for applications on the 5th of August 2021 and will close on the 17th of September 2021. Full details and eligibly criteria for the Attractions and Activity Tourism Operators Business Continuity Scheme and the Tourism Accommodation Providers Business Continuity Scheme will be available on www.failteireland.ie from the 5th of August.