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Center Parcs' don't expect travel restrictions to hamper visitor numbers

Jun 15, 2021 13:06 By Shannonside News
Center Parcs' don't expect travel restrictions to hamper visitor numbers Center Parcs' don't expect travel restrictions to hamper visitor numbers
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The company is hoping to significantly expand the number of lodges on its 400-acre site

Ongoing travel restrictions due to Covid are unlikely to have any impact on the number of people booking holidays at Center Parcs Longford Forest according to the company's CEO.

The company has today announced plans to invest €80m to develop 200 new lodges at its 400 acre site just outside Ballymahon. 300 hundred jobs will be created during the construction phase with a planning application set to be made before the end of the year.

250 additional jobs will also be created when the lodges open - with the firm confirming today that all 1,000 employees have returned after a Covid-interrupted 2020.

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CEO of Center Parcs Ireland and the UK Martin Dalby revealed that bookings for the holiday resort have been very strong and he doesn't believe issues with travel from the UK will have any impact on their Irish operation

Chair of Longford Tourism Senator Micheal Carrigy says it is a huge boost for the region :

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