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Dublin: 5 °C Saturday 20 December, 2014

#Tourism

# tourism - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From Business ETC Bewley’s Hotels are about to disappear as a new Dublin hotel king is crowned All Hail

Bewley’s Hotels are about to disappear as a new Dublin hotel king is crowned

Ireland’s biggest hotel operator has agreed to buy 9 hotels for €455 million.

# tourism - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 photos of life in North Korea, according to its swanky new tourism website Holliers

# tourism - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Check out these beautiful photos of Irish families enjoying our heritage I Wanna Take You To The Island

# tourism - Monday 1 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tourism Ireland wants to surpass visitor records in 2015 … here’s how Jump Into Ireland

Tourism Ireland wants to surpass visitor records in 2015 … here’s how

The group wants 7.74 million visitors to come to our shores next year.

# tourism - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What are the best towns in Ireland for tourism? Thank You Come Again

What are the best towns in Ireland for tourism?

Fáilte Ireland gave out some awards today…

# tourism - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge New York Times spends 36 hours in Dublin, makes it look stunning Hiya Tourists

New York Times spends 36 hours in Dublin, makes it look stunning

It’s a grand little city all the same.

# tourism - Friday 7 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A luxury sleeper train will soon be arriving on Ireland’s railways Orient Express

A luxury sleeper train will soon be arriving on Ireland’s railways

The service will provide tours of up to six nights around the country.

# tourism - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It’s been Ireland’s City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe’s Tourism

It’s been Ireland’s City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe’s

They are not the only Irish city interested though…

# tourism - Monday 3 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Eva Longoria has basically done every single tourist activity in Dublin today Book Of Kells

# tourism - Saturday 1 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Heritage Ireland: Deserted medieval towns, the Hellfire Club and Lady Rohesia’s gem Discover Ireland

Heritage Ireland: Deserted medieval towns, the Hellfire Club and Lady Rohesia’s gem

Archaeologist Neil Jackman leaves us for the winter with a bumper trip around Ireland.

# tourism - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Temple Bar’s cobbled streets under threat as women wearing stilettos can’t walk on them BALANCING ACT

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

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

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

From TheJournal.ie One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday One In A Million

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

From TheJournal.ie It’s going to be easier for tourists to come to Ireland and the UK from today Waiv Hello

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

From TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin’s drug situation hasn’t gotten worse, it’s just ‘shifted to other areas’ Addiction

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

From TheJournal.ie Where do Irish people like to travel to the least? Sorry Louth and Monaghan… Y'all Come Back Now

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

From TheJournal.ie Publican refuses to hire foreign nationals to greet customers Charlie Chawke

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

From TheJournal.ie Two British tourists murdered on Thai island after beach party Koh Tao

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

From TheJournal.ie The Mooney Show, Knock, and polygamy: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

From TheJournal.ie Loads more people from the UK are coming here on holiday The British Are Coming

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

From TheJournal.ie Over 440 visitors to Ireland had to report a crime last year Fáilte

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.

From TheJournal.ie Magaluf wants to change its image, bar where infamous video taken closed for a year Crackdown

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

From TheJournal.ie Ah here: tourists challenged to do 50 things in Dublin in 48 hours Take A Break
From TheJournal.ie Ireland of 1964… seen through American eyes In Pictures

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…

From TheJournal.ie 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

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

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.

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