FOUR IRISH WOMEN on holidays in Portugal are receiving consular assistance from the Department of Foreign Affairs after being robbed early yesterday morning. It is understood money, passports and phones were stolen from the women, who are staying in the popular Algarve region. No physical injuries were reported in the incident and it is understood the women will stay on to finish their trip.
# tourists - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
*Depending on who you talk to.
# tourists - Monday 29 April, 2013
CSO figures confirm a significant bump in tourist numbers from abroad in the first quarter of 2013.
# tourists - Monday 22 April, 2013
Tourists told Fáilte Ireland that Ireland has improved significantly in giving value for money over the past 10 years.
A survey of tourists shows that our image among overseas visitors as a rip-off country has reversed – do you agree?
# tourists - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
Four investigating teams are examining the evidence after up to 19 tourists were killed in the hot-air balloon crash.
# tourists - Monday 4 February, 2013
Trade mission lands in Moscow and St Petersburg to raise awareness of island’s attractions to the 24 million Russians who travel abroad annually.
This initiative is taking tourism away from the bureaucrats and returning it to the people on the ground, writes John Verling.
# tourists - Thursday 31 January, 2013
It’s the government scheme aimed at encouraging you to invite relatives home and organise events celebrating Irish culture, but are you getting involved?
# tourists - Tuesday 29 January, 2013
The Asia-Pacific region recorded the biggest increase in foreign visitors last year.
# tourists - Monday 21 January, 2013
Security regulations which prohibit mobile phone calls between foreigners and locals remain in force, however.
# tourists - Friday 18 January, 2013
More than one million Americans are expected to visit Ireland this year, spending more than $1 billion – and Tourism Ireland wants to see this increase even more.
# tourists - Monday 14 January, 2013
“These people are insane, especially on country roads…”
# tourists - Friday 28 December, 2012
The Irish Tourist Industry Confederation has said that people in Ireland are taking less frequent, shorter and lower spending trips when they take their holidays at home.
# tourists - Monday 5 November, 2012
The 175-year-old jewellery company Tiffanys is to open its multi-storey megastore in the French capital in 2014.
# tourists - Thursday 1 November, 2012
The government is planning to restrict cannabis sales by requiring residents to show identification when entering the shops.
# tourists - Wednesday 3 October, 2012
Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…
# tourists - Friday 31 August, 2012
Check out the queues at Trinity College this morning. Welcome tourists!
# tourists - Thursday 23 August, 2012
The incident occurred when 32 tourists were aboard the balloon, which caught fire and crash-landed in a field near Ljubljana.
# tourists - Wednesday 22 August, 2012
Both pilots and two German tourists were killed in the crash at Kenya’s Masai Mara national park.
# tourists - Monday 20 August, 2012
Staffing issues at Fáilte Ireland meant that the James Joyce site closed this summer.
# tourists - Friday 17 August, 2012
# tourists - Friday 27 July, 2012
Three million tourists came to Ireland in the first six months of the year.
# tourists - Thursday 19 July, 2012
Iran’s state TV is rejecting accusations of Tehran’s involvement in the bombing, which killed seven yesterday.
# tourists - Sunday 8 July, 2012
Ever ‘held up’ the Tower of Pisa, or taken the Eiffel Tower in the palm of your hand through the magic of perspective? Of course you have…
# tourists - Thursday 21 June, 2012
“The selectors need to build on the knowledge that the All-Blacks were rattled because we attacked them in the right places,” writes Emmet O’Rafferty.
# tourists - Tuesday 12 June, 2012
A new study involving 66 coach tour operators showed that the number of coach-tourists is down by 16 per cent, while hire-out rates are down 5 per cent.
# tourists - Friday 16 March, 2012
# tourists - Monday 12 March, 2012
The scheme will be extended to include Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as emerging markets like China, India and Gulf regions.
# tourists - Thursday 12 January, 2012
The tenth edition of the famed travel guide has some familiar themes…
# tourists - Thursday 29 December, 2011
The Irish Tourist Industry Confederation said the number of overseas visitors to Ireland had risen this past year.
# tourists - Tuesday 20 December, 2011
Leo Varadkar said today that an increase in tourists had been projected for next year as a result of the image-boost given to Ireland by the visits.
# tourists - Monday 14 November, 2011
The number of trips to Ireland from overseas residents grew by 6.5 per cent between July and September 2011.
# tourists - Friday 21 October, 2011
Meanwhile, Irish residents made fewer trips abroad this summer.
# tourists - Tuesday 18 October, 2011
The light aircraft was carrying a number of tourists from France, Sweden and Britain. The pilot and seven of his passengers died in the crash.
# tourists - Saturday 1 October, 2011
The city of Maastricht has implemented the ban to show the government that a nationwide restriction on foreign tourists won’t work.
# tourists - Monday 26 September, 2011
Check out the most popular places for Irish holidaymakers this year.
# tourists - Tuesday 20 September, 2011
Tourism Ireland believes its social media presence is crucial in attracting holidaymakers to Ireland.
# tourists - Tuesday 6 September, 2011
# tourists - Monday 29 August, 2011
TEN TOURISTS HAVE been injured, none seriously, in a bomb attack at a popular tourist beach spot in Antalya, Turkey. The device, which was buried in the sand, exploded at approximately 10am on the beach in the Kemer district, Hurriyet reports. Local police have launched an investigation into the incident.