Professional Team

Tourism Development International (TDI) has a core team of destination planners who are supported by leading global tourism associates with specialist knowledge and practical understanding  of relevant fields, including Digital Marketing, Market Research, Sustainable Tourism, Greenway Development, Product Development, Strategic Planning, Feasibility Studies, Tourism Economic Impact Analysis, Finance, Transport, Business Plans and Management Organisation.


David Mac Nulty
Managing Director

Mr Mac Nulty was appointed Managing Director of Tourism Development International in April 2021.

He has extensive experience in the field of international and domestic destination marketing, destination planning, visitor attraction research, socio-economic studies and strategic planning and has been responsible for the direction of over 250 major tourism projects. He is a vastly experienced sustainable tourism destination planner and has been responsible for the delivery of a number of innovative tourism projects including the global Brand Attractions Monitor and “Capitalising on Dublin’s Potential” a tourism plan that projects annual overseas visitor numbers to Dublin grow to 6.4 million. These additional 2.4 million visitors to Dublin will have a profound impact on the city/ region generating € 1.8 billion annual revenue, and adding 27,000 new jobs to the existing 50,000.

More recently David was responsible for the preparation of a major tourism and recreational plan for both the Grand Canal and the Royal Canal. The proposed vision for the Grand Canal Rural and Royal Canal Rural is: The repositioning of the canals from a transport waterway corridor to a branded recreational activity zone; achieved through the development of a multi-use Greenway linking Dublin’s urban population with the River Shannon via an east-west Greenway PLUS network. David is currently preparing a new Tourism Strategy for Donegal 2022-2025.


Robert Cleverdon
Director -  International Projects

Robert Cleverdon was appointed Director - International Projects at Tourism Development International (TDI) in September 2008. He has worked for four decades as a tourism planner in the fields of travel, tourism and leisure. His experience covers not only theoretical and practical aspects of development and marketing planning, but has also been obtained through working in many different types of country – 95 in total – and for both destinations (at multi-country regional, national, province/state/county and local levels) and private sector operators (i.e. airlines, tour operators, hotels). 

He has published extensively on tourism market trends and forecasting both through the UNWTO – he is the author of the Tourism 2020 Vision series of reports – and other organisations such as the Economist Intelligence Unit and Mintel.


Eavan Martin FCA AITI
Company Secretary

Eavan was appointed Tourism Development International Company Secretary in January 2022. Eavan is the Principal of Martin & Compnay Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors.

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