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Dublin: 12 °C Saturday 25 October, 2014

#Tourism

# tourism - Today’s News

Temple Bar’s cobbled streets under threat as women wearing stilettos can’t walk on them

The chairman of Fáilte Ireland said it is a practical problem that needs fixing.

# tourism - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about Irish Water, the apology to Justin Timberlake and how Ireland is a top spot for visitors next year…

# tourism - Monday 20 October, 2014

One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday

Rita Shaw from Florida is on holiday to Ireland with her husband.

# tourism - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From Business ETC Have restaurants and hotels been reaping all the spoils while workers suffer? Bun Fight

Have restaurants and hotels been reaping all the spoils while workers suffer?

SIPTU says customers and workers have missed out on the benefits of the special VAT rate, but businesses say otherwise.

# tourism - Monday 6 October, 2014

From Business ETC The magic (or income) is gone at Disneyland Paris and it’s getting a bailout Fairy Godmother

The magic (or income) is gone at Disneyland Paris and it’s getting a bailout

It’s been an up and down ride for the park since it opened in 1992

It’s going to be easier for tourists to come to Ireland and the UK from today

Which is good news for those in the tourism sector.

# tourism - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven’t gone away

Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven’t gone away

The expert group is not expected to give their opinion until next year.

# tourism - Friday 3 October, 2014

Dublin’s drug situation hasn’t gotten worse, it’s just ‘shifted to other areas’

The Director of the Ana Liffey Drug Project, Tony Duffin said a recent surge in hallucinogenic stimulants has also made addicts’ behaviour somewhat more challenging lately.

# tourism - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Where do Irish people like to travel to the least? Sorry Louth and Monaghan…

Dublin is the most popular domestic destination, but Kerry and Clare are the spots for a longer stay.

# tourism - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Publican refuses to hire foreign nationals to greet customers

Charlie Chawke has said he only employs Irish workers as front-of-house staff.

From Business ETC The Germans are going nuts for Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way Das Ist Gut

The Germans are going nuts for Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way

Tourism operators report their best summer since the Celtic Tiger years.

# tourism - Friday 26 September, 2014

From Business ETC More people are choosing Ireland as their holiday destination Holliers

More people are choosing Ireland as their holiday destination

New figures from CSO show visitor numbers up again.

# tourism - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Tourism Ireland’s clever new ad campaign for Dublin involves getting the shift Kiss Me I'm Irish This post contains a poll

# tourism - Monday 15 September, 2014

Two British tourists murdered on Thai island after beach party

The two were found with head wounds in the popular resort of Koh Tao.

# tourism - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From Business ETC Hoteliers riding on the back of tourists. Not literally though Get A Room

Hoteliers riding on the back of tourists. Not literally though

Dalata Hotel Group reports income boost, buys another hotel.

# tourism - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From Business ETC Planning a weekend away in Ireland? Now it could cost 10% more Tourism

Planning a weekend away in Ireland? Now it could cost 10% more

The average hotel price is up in the first half of this year with Killarney, Dublin and Galway at the top of the scale.

# tourism - Monday 25 August, 2014

From Business ETC Irish restaurants say cutting VAT has created more than 30,000 new jobs Great Success

Irish restaurants say cutting VAT has created more than 30,000 new jobs

VAT was cut from 13.5% to 9% in July 2011.

# tourism - Saturday 16 August, 2014

The Mooney Show, Knock, and polygamy: The week in numbers

Plus: What subject had the highest failure rate in the Leaving Certificate?

# tourism - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Loads more people from the UK are coming here on holiday

Almost one and a half million of our British cousins have made the trip across the Irish Sea already this year.

# tourism - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Over 440 visitors to Ireland had to report a crime last year

The Irish Tourist Assistance Service responded to a range of crime or other traumatic incidents affecting over 800 tourists in 2013.

# tourism - Monday 4 August, 2014

From Business ETC SME focus: Everything you need to know about trading on tourism July

SME focus: Everything you need to know about trading on tourism

For our third month of in-depth coverage of Irish SMEs, we focused on the opportunities in the tourism sector.

Magaluf wants to change its image, bar where infamous video taken closed for a year

Roughly 85% of the visitors to the resort come from Britain and Ireland.

# tourism - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From Business ETC SME book club: What the tourism industry can learn about sustaining itself Overbooked

SME book club: What the tourism industry can learn about sustaining itself

Each month, as part of TheJournal.ie’s dedicated coverage of the SME sector, we’ll be reviewing a business book that makes a difference.

# tourism - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From Business ETC Does it make more financial sense to holiday in Ireland or abroad? Staycation Nation This post contains a poll

Does it make more financial sense to holiday in Ireland or abroad?

Poll: Is it better value to stay in Ireland? Or impossible to put a price on all that foreign sunshine?

From Business ETC Record tourism season predicted after 10% boost in visits More In The Door

Record tourism season predicted after 10% boost in visits

We owe our cousins in the UK a big thank you…

# tourism - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Ireland of 1964… seen through American eyes

O’Connell Street from Nelson’s Pillar, Merchant’s Quay before the shopping centre and kissing the Blarney Stone…

Poll: Should Ireland switch time zones? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland switch time zones?

A new piece of law being considered would allow Ireland to move the clocks forward by an hour. Should we do it?

# tourism - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From Business ETC How to: Make a living in a ‘dying’ industry SMEs

How to: Make a living in a ‘dying’ industry

Travel agents may not be as essential as they used to be, but one Irish outfit has managed to survive by adapting to change.

# tourism - Monday 21 July, 2014

The Big Idea: ‘Ireland was the land of 1,000 welcomes, but only if you had €100,000. We wanted to change that’

Paddywagon tours is almost twenty years old, and has gone from shaking up the Irish market to planning its first international move.

# tourism - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Sign in Co Kerry café forbids ‘loud Americans’ on the premises Thanks But No Thanks

# tourism - Friday 18 July, 2014

Flame-haired children and crooning pensioners steal the show at Molly’s ‘comeback event’

Molly Malone’s had a makeover — and she’s back on show at a new, temporary home on Dublin’s Suffolk Street…

# tourism - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

RNLI rescues 12 tourists after passenger boat hits rocks

No one was injured in the incident and the vessel was towed safely back to the harbour.

# tourism - Friday 11 July, 2014

From Business ETC What I learned: making a business work in the Wild West (of Ireland) Way Out West

What I learned: making a business work in the Wild West (of Ireland)

Clare Island, off the Mayo coast, is an unlikely place to start a business, but that’s just what Carl O’Grady decided to do in 2012.

Mayor cracks down on Magaluf pub crawls by British and Irish tourists

Police are investigating a recent incident involving an 18-year-old woman from Northern Ireland.

# tourism - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Leo Varadkar is asking for your help with something…

He announced the government’s Tourism Masterplan today, and wouldn’t mind some feedback.

# tourism - Monday 7 July, 2014

‘Put your country first, let Garth Brooks play’

The gigs are worth €50 million to the Dublin economy, it has been claimed.

# tourism - Friday 4 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 intense feelings Irish people have about America Independence Day

# tourism - Friday 27 June, 2014

New exhibition opens at Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre after €300k facelift

In the first six months of 2014, visitor numbers were up by 7 per cent on the same period last year.

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