# tourism - Today’s News
# tourism - Wednesday 11 December, 2013
It is the second year in a row that Ireland has won the award from Global Traveler magazine.
# tourism - Monday 9 December, 2013
Warning: Video may induce lifestyle envy (and slight irritation).
# tourism - Saturday 7 December, 2013
Fingal County Council want to move ahead with new office – but Government have to give go-ahead.
# tourism - Thursday 5 December, 2013
The company had signalled the drop in passengers last month, with long haul passenger numbers dropping 6.9 per cent.
# tourism - Monday 2 December, 2013
The Heritage Council is hosting a workshop in Kilkenny to teach people how to create their own pop-up museums.
# tourism - Saturday 30 November, 2013
From Business ETC
Stopover in sight for those who once could hop on the 10,000-mile flight from Newark in New York to Changi in Singapore.
# tourism - Friday 29 November, 2013
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The ninth-friendliest city in the world has been honoured again this year.
# tourism - Friday 22 November, 2013
The Huffington Post thinks it is.
# tourism - Saturday 16 November, 2013
And will you have the full Irish?
# tourism - Friday 15 November, 2013
The new service will operate from June to October from Dublin Airport.
# tourism - Thursday 31 October, 2013
From The Daily Edge
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60 one second shots of the city portray a Dublin minute.
# tourism - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
A pivotal town council meeting is taking place this evening, where town council members will decide whether to accept the Sisk or community plan.
The airline also announced the addition of 10,000 seats to London Southend due to increased popularity with the route.
# tourism - Sunday 27 October, 2013
Tourism board in Leitrim wants natives now living in the UK to be ‘ambassadors’ to drive tourists back to the county. # tourism - Friday 25 October, 2013
The press release subject line asks the important question…
There were 2.2 million overseas trips to Ireland in the period from July to September, a 7.8 per cent increase on 2012.
# tourism - Monday 21 October, 2013
This follows reports in August that the government was growing increasingly embarrassed by the behaviour of their citizens abroad.
# tourism - Thursday 17 October, 2013
The Justice Minister says that the Common Travel Area with the UK will allow Ireland attract thousands of Chinese tourists.
The Gathering brought in more than 300,000 tourists, but he said it is not something that can be done too often.
# tourism - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
The new force was “formed to protect tourists from being ripped off during their stay in Seoul”.
# tourism - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
The number of overseas trips to Ireland by non-residents increased to 1.893 million trips from April to June of this year.
# tourism - Saturday 12 October, 2013
Archaeologist Neil Jackman leads us through a mystical stone circle in Donegal, an abbey with a bloody past in Mayo and a medieval village in Cork.
# tourism - Friday 4 October, 2013
The Restaurant Association of Ireland says that 5,000 jobs will be created in the next 18 months if the rate is maintained.
# tourism - Thursday 3 October, 2013
Despite the increased numbers of tourists visiting Irish shores, the tourism industry recovery is fragile, a representative body has warned.
# tourism - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
Fáilte Ireland promoting Ireland to digital influencers through international conference being held here.
# tourism - Saturday 28 September, 2013
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The Spirit Sands only cover a small area but holds huge significance for Canada’s aboriginal culture – and also for rare lizards.
For the All-Ireland hurling replay day that’s in it, check out that historic gem (in Donegal!) and others in Tipperary and Tyrone as part of Neil Jackman’s bi-weekly series.
“It is disingenuous of government to claim that it was a temporary measure… and getting rid of it is a kick in the head to anyone who has invested in the hospitality industry.”
# tourism - Thursday 26 September, 2013
The Finance Minister had previously said that in order to maintain the special rate for the tourism and hospitality industry he would need to find €360 million elsewhere.
# tourism - Monday 23 September, 2013
The Irish Wine Association says the tax is disproportionate and excessive, and wants it reversed in the upcoming Budget.
The city is competing with Paris and London for hosting rights, and will find out next month whether the bid has been successful.
# tourism - Saturday 21 September, 2013
Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.
# tourism - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
That’s what the Lonely Planet guide would tell you to do in Ireland, anyway.
# tourism - Thursday 12 September, 2013
Customer reviews of the Lake Hotel in Killarney and the River Lee Hotel in Cork helped rank the hotels on the Expedia list.
# tourism - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
In the year of The Gathering, Leo Varadkar and Michael Ring are looking for people to answer “challenging questions” about Irish tourism.
The representative body for hoteliers in Ireland has accused a recent survey of hotel prices of being “in no way reflective” of the value on offer in Ireland.
# tourism - Tuesday 10 September, 2013
Dublin is the third most expensive place to book a room for the night, but where is first?
# tourism - Saturday 7 September, 2013
How the Icon Factory is battling waste. Also – can Temple Bar’s lanes be reclaimed? A new project aims to do just that.
# tourism - Wednesday 4 September, 2013
A new project aimed at boosting tourism was announced by Minister Leo Varadkar today.
# tourism - Friday 30 August, 2013
There were over two million overseas trips to Ireland between May and July, a 7.6 per cent rise on the same period last year.