# tourism - Today’s News
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
VAT was cut from 13.5% to 9% in July 2011.
# tourism - Saturday 16 August, 2014
Plus: What subject had the highest failure rate in the Leaving Certificate?
# tourism - Thursday 14 August, 2014
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
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
For our third month of in-depth coverage of Irish SMEs, we focused on the opportunities in the tourism sector.
Roughly 85% of the visitors to the resort come from Britain and Ireland.
# tourism - Thursday 31 July, 2014
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
Poll: Is it better value to stay in Ireland? Or impossible to put a price on all that foreign sunshine?
We owe our cousins in the UK a big thank you…
# tourism - Saturday 26 July, 2014
O’Connell Street from Nelson’s Pillar, Merchant’s Quay before the shopping centre and kissing the Blarney Stone…
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
# 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
Céad míle fáilte, indeed.
# tourism - Friday 18 July, 2014
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
No one was injured in the incident and the vessel was towed safely back to the harbour.
# tourism - Friday 11 July, 2014
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.
Police are investigating a recent incident involving an 18-year-old woman from Northern Ireland.
# tourism - Tuesday 8 July, 2014
He announced the government’s Tourism Masterplan today, and wouldn’t mind some feedback.
…. as long as it isn’t ‘dirty’.
# tourism - Monday 7 July, 2014
The gigs are worth €50 million to the Dublin economy, it has been claimed.
# tourism - Friday 4 July, 2014
AMERICA! (F*CK YEAH!)
# tourism - Friday 27 June, 2014
In the first six months of 2014, visitor numbers were up by 7 per cent on the same period last year.
Let’s file that under ‘thing we need to see’.
# tourism - Thursday 26 June, 2014
Hands off the equipment lads, it’s well needed.
# tourism - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
ESB to the rescue!
The Oireachtas Agriculture Committee has been told that the high level of excise duty on spirits is putting the livelihoods of 12,000 families and a €1bn injection into the Irish economy at risk.
# tourism - Monday 23 June, 2014
A survey said that Dublin’s hotels were “surging”, but the Hotels Federation says there is value to be had.
# tourism - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
The head of Fáilte Ireland believes more projects like the Wild Atlantic Way could achieve this.
# tourism - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
However, the organisers expect the economy to benefit by £70 million as a result.
# tourism - Monday 16 June, 2014
The current system means these tourists need two visas if they want to leave here for Northern Ireland or Britain but that will all change this autumn.
# tourism - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
St. Patrick’s Cathedral will also recive funds through Fáilte Ireland.
# tourism - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
Tourism bosses reckon a Tweet from either of the celebrity couple could be a major boon to the sector. What do you think?
# tourism - Monday 26 May, 2014
The latest CSO figures show a boost in tourism numbers from February to April this year.
# tourism - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
Officials are now plastering public spaces with awareness-raising messages to warn tourists that child exploitation is a crime.
# tourism - Thursday 15 May, 2014
Leo Varadkar has urged all parties to find a resolution that will prevent strike action this June Bank holiday weekend.
# tourism - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
The hotel reached the number one spot for Ireland in Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Hotels with Exceptional Service.
Cash for the GAA, pyrite redress, cyclepaths and road improvements are all in the pipeine.