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# tourism - Friday 29 September, 2017

From Business ETC A Temple Bar 'flying saucer' hotel could've been 'one of Europe's most extraordinary spaces' Building And Property

A Temple Bar 'flying saucer' hotel could've been 'one of Europe's most extraordinary spaces'

There was a plan to massively expand The Clarence Hotel, which is owned by Bono and The Edge.

# tourism - Thursday 28 September, 2017

How the 'family factor' turned this travel firm into a multimillion-euro business

Topflight’s CEO says running the company with his father and brother is ‘critical’.

# tourism - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

From Business ETC A 1% tax hike could be the 'difference between success or failure' for rural restaurants Food And Drink

A 1% tax hike could be the 'difference between success or failure' for rural restaurants

That’s according to the Restaurants Association of Ireland, which said 6,000 jobs are at risk.

# tourism - Monday 25 September, 2017

From Business ETC Poll: Should a 'city tax' be brought in for Dublin hotels? Hospitality This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a 'city tax' be brought in for Dublin hotels?

The measure could be used as an alternative to raising the hospitality sector’s prized VAT rate.

Pensioner saves bus from plunging into ravine in Austrian Alps

Nine people were hospitalised in the accident.

From Business ETC How the 'family factor' turned this travel firm into a multimillion-euro business Tourism

How the 'family factor' turned this travel firm into a multimillion-euro business

Topflight’s CEO says running the company with his father and brother is ‘critical’.

# tourism - Sunday 24 September, 2017

The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border

The hotels lobby says it’s an example of how Brexit is disrupting the industry’s trade.

# tourism - Thursday 21 September, 2017

The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border

The hotels lobby says it’s an example of how Brexit is disrupting the industry’s trade.

From Business ETC More flight cancellations could be on the way as Ryanair pilots threaten action Transport

More flight cancellations could be on the way as Ryanair pilots threaten action

A number of staff at the airline have rejected a bonus offer from management.

# tourism - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

From Business ETC After years lying vacant, the former Bondi Beach Club site is being turned into a €45m aparthotel Building And Property

After years lying vacant, the former Bondi Beach Club site is being turned into a €45m aparthotel

The new development by Lockeliving will contain 165 bedrooms.

# tourism - Monday 18 September, 2017

From Business ETC Norwegian Air says it's poached some 140 pilots from Ryanair Tourism

Norwegian Air says it's poached some 140 pilots from Ryanair

The Irish carrier plans to cancel up to 50 flights a day over the coming weeks.

# tourism - Sunday 17 September, 2017

From Business ETC The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border Tourism

The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border

The hotels lobby says it’s an example of how Brexit is disrupting the industry’s trade.

# tourism - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From Business ETC Tourism officials want to know how to attract more wealthy jet-setters Tourism

Tourism officials want to know how to attract more wealthy jet-setters

State-backed body Fáilte Ireland rolled out a Brexit plan today.

From Business ETC Ryanair has cancelled 110 flights as French air traffic controllers go on strike Transport

Ryanair has cancelled 110 flights as French air traffic controllers go on strike

The industrial action comes as the country’s president tries to change French labour laws.

# tourism - Monday 11 September, 2017

From Business ETC Every Irish airport has enjoyed a bump in passenger numbers - except for Shannon Transport

Every Irish airport has enjoyed a bump in passenger numbers - except for Shannon

The Clare hub is looking to reimagine itself as a ‘challenger brand’ to rival airports.

# tourism - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

From Business ETC Ryanair is axing its second free carry-on bag policy Transport

Ryanair is axing its second free carry-on bag policy

The budget airline said it was causing flight delays after previously accusing passengers of ‘flouting’ the rules.

# tourism - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

From Business ETC 'It's rubbish talk' – Dalata's chief has criticised claims that hotels are costing the exchequer Tourism

'It's rubbish talk' – Dalata's chief has criticised claims that hotels are costing the exchequer

Pat McCann says room prices could go even higher if the sector’s special VAT rate is cut.

# tourism - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Drinks industry claim the Irish pub is under threat from tourists flocking to 'more affordable' Britain

That’s according to a drinks lobby group that thinks a cut in excise duty could help solve the problem.

# tourism - Thursday 31 August, 2017

The Irish pub is under threat from tourists flocking to 'more affordable' Britain

That’s according to a drinks lobby group that thinks a cut in excise duty could help solve the problem.

Meet the colourful tour company 'high chief' who has no time for Irish begrudgery

Cathal O’Connell believes Paddywagon tours ‘changed the industry forever’.

# tourism - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Dublin hotels are now full 300 nights of the year

A third year of double-digit growth in average room prices could hurt the capital.

From Business ETC Dublin hotels are now full 300 nights of the year Tourism

Dublin hotels are now full 300 nights of the year

A third year of double-digit growth in average room prices could hurt the capital.

# tourism - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Poll: Is it value for money to holiday in Ireland? Bang For Your Buck This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it value for money to holiday in Ireland?

While there has been a 3.8% boost in overall overseas visitors this year, there was a decline in tourist numbers last month.

From Business ETC A Temple Bar hotel is plotting a six-storey extension to nearly double its capacity Building And Property

A Temple Bar hotel is plotting a six-storey extension to nearly double its capacity

The Temple Bar Inn wants to add almost 90 more rooms.

'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

While there has been a 3.8% boost in overall overseas visitors this year, there was a decline in tourist numbers last month.

From Business ETC Tourism bigwigs are worried about a dip in visitors during one of the busiest months Tourism

Tourism bigwigs are worried about a dip in visitors during one of the busiest months

Value for money is ‘more important than ever’, Tourism Ireland said.

# tourism - Monday 28 August, 2017

From Business ETC Poll: Are you worried tourism will take a toll on Ireland's infrastructure? Tourism This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried tourism will take a toll on Ireland's infrastructure?

There has been a rise in the phenomenon in some parts of Europe.

From Business ETC The Irish pub is under threat from tourists flocking to 'more affordable' Britain Policy

The Irish pub is under threat from tourists flocking to 'more affordable' Britain

That’s according to a drinks lobby group that thinks a cut in excise duty could help solve the problem.

From Business ETC Meet the colourful tour company 'high chief' who has no time for Irish begrudgery Tourism

Meet the colourful tour company 'high chief' who has no time for Irish begrudgery

Cathal O’Connell believes Paddywagon tours ‘changed the industry forever’.

# tourism - Saturday 26 August, 2017

From Business ETC How one of Ireland's tourist hotspots is fighting the battle against visitor overload Tourism

How one of Ireland's tourist hotspots is fighting the battle against visitor overload

Despite anti-tourism protests across Europe, it’s business as usual in Ireland – but why?

How one of Ireland's tourist hotspots manages its influx of visitors every year

While there have been anti-tourism protests across Europe, it’s business as usual in Ireland – but why?

# tourism - Thursday 24 August, 2017

From Business ETC Plans to extend access to the 'jewel' in Kerry's tourism crown have been shot down Tourism

Plans to extend access to the 'jewel' in Kerry's tourism crown have been shot down

The OPW will not lengthen the visitor season for Skellig Michael.

# tourism - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau

The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.

# tourism - Saturday 19 August, 2017

An airport in upstate New York wants a piece of Ireland's budget transatlantic boom

Syracuse Airport officials have met with both Norwegian and Wow Air about new routes.

# tourism - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'I thought I knew better than the next guy, but I still lost millions in property'

This seasoned entrepreneur talks about investment mistakes – and knowing when to move on.

'We have the planes': Norwegian Air is certain it will launch more Irish routes

Tore Jenssen says the airline’s transatlantic flights are its fastest-selling new offerings.

An airport in upstate New York wants a piece of Ireland's budget transatlantic boom

Syracuse Airport officials have met with both Norwegian and Wow Air about new routes.

There's a shortage of chefs in Ireland – but the industry can't agree why

The trade may need an image overhaul to attract new, skilled workers.

# tourism - Monday 14 August, 2017

Ryanair wants UK airports to restrict alcohol sales after a spike in boozy travellers

There has been a significant rise in passenger disturbances caused by excessive drinking.

From Business ETC Ryanair wants UK airports to restrict alcohol sales after a spike in boozy travellers Policy

Ryanair wants UK airports to restrict alcohol sales after a spike in boozy travellers

There has been a significant rise in passenger disturbances caused by excessive drinking.