tourism

Oyo layoffs, Airbnb’s delayed IPO and the long-term quandary of investing in travel startups

It’s the best and worst of times for travel startups. Massive growth over the past few decades has made tourism one of the big global industries, covering everything from recreation to business conferences to shopping sprees. But doubts about the future...

Five French tourists missing after Canada snowmobile crash

Canadian police are searching for five French tourists who fell through ice on snowmobiles while on an excursion in northern Quebec, as provincial authorities pledged to tighten safety measures on the use of the recreational vehicles. After another fruitless night of...

20% increase in American visitors to Ireland

There has been a 4.2% increase in the number of overseas visitors to Ireland in the first half of the year, according to the latest Central Statistics Office figures. There was an increase of over 20% in visitor numbers from...

First ever direct flight from Asia to Dublin sold out

Club Tourism Inc, one of the leading travel agencies in Japan, will bring the first ever direct flight from Asia to Ireland, this August with 240 Japanese flying to Dublin on a charter flight operated by Japan Airlines. Senior...

Failte Ireland bring foreign press to the west of Ireland

Fáilte Ireland will this week host a group of top international media from the US, Canada and Europe with a combined circulation of over 3.6 million.  This press trip: Connemara & Island Escape, organised by Fáilte Ireland in conjunction...

Dublin tourism operators join sales blitz to boost American tourist numbers

Tourism Ireland’s ‘Jump into Ireland’ sales blitz in the United States kicked off last week, taking in the cities of Austin (Texas), Chicago (Illinois) and Boston (Massachusetts). Last week’s sales blitz saw Tourism Ireland – together with a delegation of...

TCC say it’s time to make Tallaght a basecamp for the mountain outdoors

Tallaght is the largest urban area in SDCC and has a village area dating from the 1st century. It is home to the many waterways, mountains, the Dodder Valley, 8th Century Ceile Dé monastic heritage, a rich literary heritage,...

Private bus services to continue as normal during bus strike

The organisation representing private coach and bus operators in Ireland has today reassured customers that all services operated by its members will continue as normal during the industrial action by Bus Éireann workers. The Coach and Tourism Transport Council of...

Private bus operators call for equal and open tendering on all public bus routes

The organisation representing private coach and bus operators in Ireland has called for equal and open tendering for the private sector on all public transport bus routes. The Coach Tourism and Transport Council of Ireland (CTTC), has said that its...

Dublin-based tourism operators join Tourism Ireland at ExploreGB 2017

More than 350 top international buyers from 40 different countries, including the US, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, China, India, and the Middle East, have been hearing all about Ireland at ExploreGB 2017. As part of its ongoing partnership with...
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Tribeca Film Festival will broadcast part of its programming online

"Although we cannot meet in person and hug, laugh and cry, it is important that we stay connected socially and spiritually," says the event's...