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European Sport Tourism Awards 2015 held at King John'S Castle
King John's Castle was delighted to be the chosen venue for the inaugural Shannon Group European Sport Tourism Awards 2015. 15 organisations and venues across Ireland and Europe were recognised for their contribution and impact within the sport tourism sector and selected as the inaugural recipients of an European Sport Tourism Award.
Award Ceremony Gallery can be viewed here.
The event formed part of the second European Sport Tourism Summit held in Thomond Park Limerick on May 14th and 15th.
It featured an International Sport Tourism Conference, Industry Expert Sessions, Meet the Buyers and Sport Tourism Academic Conference. Sport Tourism is estimated to be worth €450bn globally and growing at a rate of 14% per annum, compared to wider tourism growth of 5%.